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FINANCIAL ANALYST

Date: Sep 8, 2017

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: nrg

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of the nation's largest and most diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 200 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 continually innovate, embrace and implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy. We aim to be pioneers in developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

Purpose:
Provide financial analysis specific to costs for the East Retail businesses.  Part of the team responsible for the budget and forecast development and variance analysis for the retail businesses, including support for the monthly management reporting and variance analysis.  Position has exposure to top management and is viewed as development for future financial leaders in the company.


Responsibilities:

The Financial Analyst will be responsible for the reporting and analysis of operating costs for the East Retail businesses.  Working closely with each of the retail business units, this position will be responsible for monthly and quarterly performance analysis and reporting, preparation and review of annual budget and long-term plans as well as the monthly/quarterly forecasts.  This position will also assist in the preparation of the Monthly Cost Reporting package and support for corporate reporting.  The analyst will work on ad hoc strategic and financial analysis and reporting as requested by the President of the Retail businesses and other senior management.

 

Specific duties will include:

 

Preparation and review of retail businesses Budget, Forecast and Analysis.  The key responsibility for this area is to assist in preparing analyses for use by Senior Management to evaluate the Retail regions’ performance against their budget, forecast and prior period.

This includes:

  • Performing analysis of operating and financial results against budget and forecast targets and prior period results for inclusion in the management book and board/shareholder presentations
  • Participating in the development of the quarterly forecasts, developing analyses and projections which are used to complete the quarterly forecast package
  • Reviewing and coordinating all aspects of the regions’ budget, forecast, and cost analysis with the regional stakeholders
  • Preparing routine and special reports for regional management, serving as liaison between the region and other corporate disciplines as necessary


    Hyperion Planning Management tool:

  • Project management and consolidation, primarily in ensuring consistency across retail businesses
  • Supporting end users, creating reports, updating data as necessary
  • Develop ad hoc reports within the HPM Retail cube for businesses and senior management
  • Assist financial staff, providing information for historical, current and future financial and statistical data; and
  • Performing assigned special projects and analysis as needed by management

     

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with concentration in finance and/or accounting or comparable business field required, advanced degree preferred.  Five to seven years of experience in financial analysis with energy experience preferred.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and complete responsibilities with little supervision, yet work well in team oriented culture. 
  • Ability to resolve complex finance and  accounting issues.
  • High level of motivation and aptitude for problem solving, with a strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills  as this position requires significant interface with outside stakeholders and the senior managment team.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Experience with Hyperion Planning or similar products is preferred

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.


EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

Official description on file with Human Resources.

 


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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