Sr. Analyst, Generation Portfolio Management
Suez Energy - Houston, TX

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Essential Functions

Ability to use financial models to forecast power, capacity, and ancillary sales revenue and the fuel expense of generation plants used in the preparation of budgets, long-term projections, variance explanations, and other financial reports.

Ability to prepare presentations for use by LPM Generation management that thoroughly and accurately describe regional financial data, opportunities and initiatives, and other needs as required.

Ability to build and utilize financial models to value incremental capital expenditures to support LPM Generation management in small-scale investment decision-making.

Ability to support Short-Term Optimization Managers in various administrative tasks (e.g. settlements review, gross margin tracking, gas usage tracking, etc) related to the daily dispatch of the assets.

Ability to analyze market conditions and operating plans to schedule maintenance outages in coordination with Generation Operations management using forward price curves and other information provided by Generation Operations management in order to evaluate and optimize (minimizing cost/maximizing revenue) the timing and duration of maintenance outages.

Ability to build and use financial models of asset off-take agreements (e.g. power, steam, etc) relying on well-developed contract interpretation and spreadsheet design skills in order to assess risks and opportunities inherent in the contract, to support negotiations, to evaluate cost/benefits, and

to aid in operational decision-making and capture of performance improvement opportunities.

Ability to

use financial models of business interruption or property damage insurance policies to evaluate potential payout of claims in order to evaluate probability of payout to the Company, support negotiations, and aid in operational and legal decision-making.

Acts as a team member with all employees of GDF SUEZ NA staff.

Complies with all GDF SUEZ NA policies and procedures.



Essential Physical Abilities

Ability to meet highest attendance requirements

Ability to use personal computer, calculator, etc.

Could involve some lifting.

Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally.

Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy.

Other Abilities

Demonstrated strong analytical skills

Ability to analyze complex contracts, tariffs, regulations, and market rules (regulated and deregulated mkts)

Ability to grasp engineering concepts related to power plant operations

Adept at communicating complex information to management in a decision support context

Preferred: familiarity with power system fundamentals, price forecasting, and/or ISO-style market rules

Education /Experience

Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (e.g., math, economics, or engineering)

Master’s degree (MBA or MS in Economics/Finance) preferred

Working Environment

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not normally exposed to weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

GDF SUEZ Energy North America, Inc. encourages individuals to apply for open positions using the Apply Online button below.

However, if you are unable to complete your application on-line you may mail your resume to our address:

GDF SUEZ Energy North America, Attn: Human Resources, 1990 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston, TX 77056.