Financial Analyst

Date:  Jun 6, 2024

Houston, TX, US, 77002

Company:  NRG

Welcome to the intersection of energy and home services. At NRG, we’re all about propelling the next generation of leaders forward. We are driven by our passion to create a smarter, cleaner and more connected future. We deliver innovative solutions that make our customers’ lives easier—helping them power, protect, and intelligently manage their homes and businesses. To do this, we need creative and talented people to join our company.

We offer a dynamic work environment and a unified and inclusive culture. NRG fosters a strong sense of belonging that leads to better collaboration and business performance. Our company programs are designed to help employees develop the skills they need for success now and in the future. In everything we do, we aim to champion our employees and bring value to our customers, investors and society.

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Job Summary: 


  • The position will be responsible for the reporting and analysis for Market Operations operating expenses and will report to Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis. Working closely with Market Operations business team and regional FP&A teams, this position will be responsible for monthly and quarterly variance analysis, and coordination and review of annual budget and long-term plans as well as the monthly/quarterly forecasts.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Reviewing and coordinating all aspects of the Market Operations operating expense budgets, forecasts, and cost analyses; supporting Market Operations business reporting needs and ad hoc requests
  • Integrating all labor expenses into reporting packages and analysis
  • Coordination of non-labor forecast and budget inputs into Financial Planning and Reporting system
  • Participation in the development of the monthly actuals and forecast variance analyses which are used to complete the monthly forecast package
  • Preparing routine monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and special adhoc reports for senior and regional management as requested, serving as liaison between the business and corporate FP&A as necessary


Working Conditions:


  • Open office environment.
  • Some overtime required as special projects arise.
  • Travel (minimal)
  • Hybrid work environment


Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree with concentration in finance and/or accounting or comparable business field required.
  • 2-3+ years of experience in financial analysis with personnel budgeting experience in middle market or larger organizations strongly preferred


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Ability to manage 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 collaborative 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 management team
  • Able to work in a demanding environment with tight deadlines
  • Experience with Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Financial Management or comparable products is preferred


Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Power Query/Other Macro tools experience a plus


Why NRG is a great place to work:

  • Great company culture!! Voted as a BEST employer by Forbes
  • A competitive total compensation package, including annual incentive and/or commission
  • Stock Purchase Plan 
  • Benefits on the first day of employment - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Short Term Disability, Wellness program, etc.   
  • Company-paid life insurance and disability insurance
  • 401 (k) plan to help save for retirement
  • Generous Flexible FTO plan, where you take the time you need; also includes 11 company holidays, and 1 floating holiday
  • Numerous discounts, including electricity discounts on NRG brands





** No Outside Recruiters or Agencies **


You must reside in the United States to be eligible for this position.



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

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