Responsible for the strategic direction as well as the short term and long term performance of the Finance division. Provide leadership and management to the division and others across the organization focusing on extending and protecting the value of the organization. Monitor and steer the development of divisional operating plans and execution. Oversee the Finance function including internal/external financial reporting, treasury and cash management, development execution of long term funding strategy, execution of investment strategy, compliance with all audits including but not limited to financial and SSAE16 audits. Ensure that Midwest ISO completes fiduciary and agency responsibilities to its Market Participants and Transmission Owners. Improves processes, procedures and implements change.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Establish the vision for the division and ensure that staff is aware of and supports this vision.
- Establish the mission for the division and ensure that projects undertaken by the department support and foster organizational direction and goals.
- Lead and direct development of division goals and strategies.
- Use business knowledge and expertise to provide advice and assistance to staff.
- Prepare business area budget(s) and forecast(s) based on operational requirements.
- Direct, communicate and implement effective processes and procedures that support short, mid and long-term objectives operating within a 3-10 year timeframe.
- Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, to ensure that the services provided by the department are meeting company needs.
- Mentor or coach staff to achieve individual and organizational excellence.
- Support and serve on internal and external committees, task forces, and working groups.
- Compliance with all processes, procedures, and standards applicable to the position including (but not limited to): GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), IRS (Internal Revenue Service), SSAE16 (Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16), CIP (Critical Infrastructure Protection), Change Management, Tariff (Open Access Transmission, Energy and Operating Reserve Markets Tariff), FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), NERC (North American Electric Reliability Corporation), U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and NAESB (North American Energy Standards Board).
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or Finance required
- Master’s Degree preferred
- Certified Professional Accountant license preferred.
- Fifteen years technical required
- Seven years supervisory required
- Budgeting and financial management issues and activities
- Principles, practices, and administration of technical issues
- Microsoft Office Suite
- Commitment to customer service excellence
- Excellent communication and listening skills
- Utilize company policies appropriately
- Analytical and strategic thinking
- Foster teamwork and collaboration
- Develop and measure goals, long-term strategic plans and programs
- Grasp technical concepts
- Collaborate with experts to solve complex problems affecting the company
- Develop long-term plans and programs and evaluate work accomplishments
- Apply and adapt practices and techniques to a variety of projects
- Establish and maintain effective relationships with employees and the general public
- Present facts and recommendations effectively in verbal and written form
MISO is an essential link in the safe, cost-effective delivery of electric power across much of North America. MISO is committed to reliability, the nondiscriminatory operation of the bulk power transmission system, and to working with all stakeholders to create cost-effective and innovative solutions for our changing industry.
- Continuous Learning
- Customer Focus
- Value Focused
- Work Ethic
MISO is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.