Given the financial nature of this position, this position has been defined as a position requiring a credit check. Prior to being hired, promoted, or transferred into the position, the candidate must successfully pass a credit background check.
Under general supervision, develops, interprets, and implements financial and accounting concepts, or techniques for financial planning and control. Responsible for project cost accounting on large construction project for utility.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Preparation of studies, reports, and analyses in areas such as budgets, forecasts, financial plans, governmental requirements, statistical reports, cash flow projections, and business forecasts
Oversees, reviews, and assures collection of data and consistency and reasonableness of assumptions used in studies and projections
Conducts special studies to analyze complex financial actions and prepares recommendations for policy, procedure, control, or action
Coordinates with all levels of management to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations regarding financial plans, acquisition activity, new business planning, trended future requirements, government requirements, and operating forecasts
Provides interpretation of financial policies, governmental legislation, accounting theory, or customer financial regulations
Serves as project manager to direct and coordinate the activities of internal Company personnel in order to accomplish assigned objectives
Researches and prepares economic reports on subjects such as rate of return, depreciation, working capital requirements, investment opportunities, investment performance, and impact of governmental requirements
Defines needed databases and sources of information necessary to support modeling, analysis and decision making activities
Participates and provides support in the evaluation and development of alternatives, technical and financial analysis, and recommendations regarding business opportunities and asset utilization or deployment
Provides support and review of regulatory filing and data submittals for consistency, accuracy and reasonableness of results
Extensive knowledge of utility accounting, finance, rate making and economic principles and theories
Must be a self-starter
Ability to collect, research, and synthesize complex or diverse information
Ability to identify and resolve complex problems in a timely manner
Ability to handle complex assignments
Ability to exercise judgment to achieve desired performance, minimize costs, and meet schedules
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in accounting, business, finance, or related field, with six to eight years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.
Master¿s degree is preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENCES, AND REGISTRATIONS:
Advanced certification is preferred.
Ability to read and interpret complex financial documents
Ability to write in-depth reports and correspondence
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
Knowledge of word processing software
Expert knowledge of spreadsheet software
Experience with planning tools is preferred
ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out complex instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with complex problems involving several concrete variables in complicated situations.
Regularly required to walk or stand up to 1/3 of the time and sit up to 2/3 of the time. Manual dexterity required, close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), and the ability to talk and listen. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Office environment. 25% travel required.