Senior Asset Investment Analyst
New York Power Authority - White Plains, NY

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The Asset Investment Planning group has overall responsibility for the development; design and execution of business processes related to the evaluation of projects to safely operate and maintain generation and transmission assets to support the missions of the Power Generation and Transmission Business units. In this position you will:

Develop, analyze, and effectively communicate business processes required to support the short term (annual) and long range (ten year plus horizon) planning objectives for the Power Supply Business Unit (identified as inclusive of generation, transmission, project development & licensing).

Develop, prepare, maintain, monitor and update the integrated long term (ten year plus horizon) and short term (annual) work plan for the Power Supply Business Unit.

Organize and facilitate numerous stakeholders and a mass quantity of project data and information necessary for the development of the integrated short term and long range work plan.

Prepare, review and analyze the integrated short term work plan from which the Annual Spending Plan for the Power Supply Business Unit is prepared including: an extensive project list across all operating facilities and headquarters Power Supply groups, all Generation, Transmission, Project Development & Licensing projects.

Assist the Director, Asset Investment Planning with all aspects of the Budget Planning Process including but not limited to, SAP budget Input, budget adjustments/ updates, reconciliations, annual and quarterly budget meetings, preparation of executive summaries, and the finalization of annual budget,.

Prepare formal business case assessments for review by senior management including: obtain, review, manage, document, and analyze project data and information related to the development of business cases.

Perform financial and operational analysis including but not limited to the calculation, analysis and interpretation of financial ratios such as Net Present Value (NPV), Return on Investment (ROI), Payback Period, Labor Resource Availability, Allocation and Scheduling.

Prepare business case assessments and cost benefit analyses for evaluation by executive management for potential asset investment.

Identify and propose recommendations for enhancements to the Project Request Database (CPRX).

Develop, maintain and deliver training materials for use of relational project database, and provide technical support and training to all users on a continual basis.

Participate in external organizations such as Hydro Benchmarking or Utility Best Practices and Information Exchange (EUCG), as required.

Prepare, maintain and update an integrated long range work plan that considers both financial and non-financial resources required to execute the work plan. The information contained within the long range work plan will be used as input for the Power Authority’s Long Range Financial Plan, SENY Cost of Service Assessment and the Annual Spending Plans for Power Generation and Transmission Business Units.

Use of reporting tools and software such as Crystal Reports to extract data from Project Database for use in analysis.

This position requires 15% travel within NYS.

Required Skills

The incumbent is expected to exercise professional judgment and decision-making abilities with respect to the establishment, adoption and management of data and documents in accordance with corporate policies and procedures and to advance state-of-the-art practices.

The incumbent must be highly organized, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, excellent writing and record management skills.

The incumbent must possess extensive knowledge of MS Office (MS Excel, Word, and Power Point). Knowledge of Primavera software and PERTMASTER is a plus.

The incumbent should have working knowledge of Crystal Reports to extract information from Project Request database

The incumbent must have knowledge of the electric utility industry, the Power Authority’s role in New York State’s electric power needs, and functioning of the New York Independent System Operator.

The incumbent must have thorough knowledge of the Power Authority’s mission, strategic plan, decision drivers and strategic results area.

The incumbent must be knowledgeable in policies, procedures and business practices affecting the planning and execution of the Power Supply Business Unit’s goals and objectives.

The incumbent must possess excellent written and verbal communication, problem solving, initiative and independent thinking must be evident. Mature development of leadership skills and the ability to influence others.

Required Experience

Minimum of a four-year Bachelor's Degree in Business or Engineering (comparable equivalent). Advanced specialty degree, Master's Degree or technical/engineering background/degree preferred.

Minimum thirteen years work experience in related field. Previous work experience with two or more of the following: SAP, SharePoint, LiveLink and database management.

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The New York Power Authority (NYPA) is the nation’s largest state power organization, operating 17 generating facilities and more than...