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Date: Nov 10, 2017

Location: Nipton, CA, US

Company: nrg

NRG is leading a customer-driven change in the U.S. energy industry by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. A Fortune 200 company, we create value through reliable and efficient conventional generation while driving innovation in solar and renewable power, electric vehicle ecosystems, carbon capture technology and customer-centric energy solutions. Our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

Duties & Responsibilities

Include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Supports and emphasizes importance of safety and environmental programs and ensures regulatory compliance
  • Develops and executes plans to accomplish development, regular updating, and monitoring of the Plant budget and cost forecasts
  • Works closely with Engineering and Project Managers on Project (RFE) cost tracking
  • Provides appropriate information, recommendations, and guidance to department personnel to obtain the necessary input to support the budget development and monitoring process
  • Creates documents, including reports, memos, graphs, charts, tables, etc
  • Reviews and provides input on changes in the original budget development plan
  • Coordinates monthly variance analysis, reviews results, reconciles actual costs with budget/forecasts, summarizes variance explanations/forecasts, and distributes the information as appropriate
  • Prepares journal corrections and  coordinates monthly and year-end accruals
  • Prepares special cost/budget reports and analyses with minimal direction at the request of department management
  • Understands business processes and their financial implication/impact to the Plant and Company
  • Generates and submits budget exception reports when necessary
  • Ensures all Company resources are utilized in a cost effective manner, estimates resource requirements, monitors expenditures, and reports on performance of assigned area
  • Coordinates with Corporate Accounting on the creation of new assets and retirement of old asset (includes working with Engineering Department on  Projects that effect asset tracking)
  • Work with Business Manager to track and manage the Plant Asset Inventory Log
  • Work with Business Manager with the development and updating of the Plant Business Plan
  • Work with Corporate Accounting on taxation reviews
  • Demonstrates employee involvement, innovative thinking, adaptation to change, responsible risk taking, customer focus, and continuous improvement
  • Ensures development and implementation of assigned area goals, objectives and initiatives
  • Promotes productivity and teamwork with open communication, timely decision making, and use of personal leadership skills to set high standards of performance
  • Recognizes problems and is proactive in helping to resolve them




A.  Knowledge/Skills

  • Basic understanding of the processes, systems, assets, resources, key personnel, and business functions of the facility
  • Knowledge of power plant systems and operation
  • Comprehensive knowledge in functional area
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to establish and maintain a positive and professional working relationship with all individuals
  • Ability to use a personal computer and associated software applications. Has understanding of our business software systems and their interfaces. 
  • Working knowledge of the following systems: SAP, HPM, and Outlook Soft.  Must be proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to read, create and follow written policies and procedures
  • Ability to read, write and understand English
  • Demonstrated sound business skills necessary to accomplish assigned tasks
  • Ability to perform as a team member or leader in a cross-functional team environment and achieve consensus decisions
  • Knowledge of applicable safety and environmental regulations


B.  Education/Experience

  • Minimum of Baccalaureate degree in a, Accounting, Business or related technical discipline from an accredited college or university and 2 years of equivalent experience in a related field or a 2 year degree and 4 years equivalent experience in related field.


 C.  Competencies

In addition to the NRG Core Values “STRIVE” demonstrates the following:

  • Uses and maintains technical and professional knowledge, shares that knowledge with others, and recognizes/applies new technology in a cost effective manner
  • Obtains and applies knowledge of competitive business practices in daily work activities and decision making
  • Seeks and understands the customer/client’s needs and focuses on meeting and exceeding their expectations
  • Willingness and ability to work through all obstacles in order to get the job done.
  • Anticipates and accepts changes in the organization and adapts to meet the new requirements
  • Committed to making the workplace safe and environmentally sound
  • Willing to accept accountability for own decisions, performance, and behavior, as well as the performance of assigned employees


III.     Working Conditions

  • Normal office environment and/or power plant environment
  • Work overtime and non-standard working hours as required
  • Requires occasional travel outside service area
  • Requires wearing personal protective safety equipment (respirators, safety glasses, hard hat, appropriate footwear, ear plugs, etc.) in designated areas
  • Requires standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, twisting, climbing stairs and ladders, and entering plant equipment to access, inspect, or collect data on plant equipment
  • Requires operation of a personal computer
  • Occasionally requires lifting as appropriate to perform duties and responsibilities




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/Vet/Disability  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: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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