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Date Posted: Feb 8, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

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This position is governed by a local union contract.


This position is responsible for monthly performance reporting to ensure that reports are reasonable and accurate. The analyst will also be expected to provide monthly performance reports to internal groups within the organization. The role requires a blend of analytical skills as well as initiative and the ability to stay ahead of or anticipate, business needs in a fast-paced environment. The individual will interface with marketing, sales, supply management, risk, and forecasting groups. Candidate must be capable of working independently, cross-functionally and display strong interpersonal communication skills.



  • Develop reports using object-oriented programming like SQL, VBA, etc.… 
  • Provide monthly sales performance reporting to management.
  • Ensure all deal economics are reasonable and accurate.
  • Support monthly forecast updates and ad-hoc analytical assessments.
  • Monitor data accuracy and continue to improve forecast/financial models and processes.
  • Conduct variance analysis and provide explanations of actual to budget and forecast variances and year-over-year results comparisons of customer/meter counts, load, revenue, and margin.
  • Provide analytical support and ‘ad hoc’ analysis to allow the segment team to make informed business decisions.
  • Verify deal economics and report financial compensation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirement

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Computer Science, Business, Mathematics or other quantitative major
  • Advanced Excel and VBA skills
  • SQL or other object-oriented programming skills
  • Strong Analytical/quantitative skills to conduct financial and economic analysis


Preferred Qualification

  • Previous experience working in an analyst role, with programming or modeling experience.  


NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing.  EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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Nearest Major Market: Houston

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