Manager, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis (Hybrid)

Date:  Nov 20, 2021

Princeton, NJ, US, 08540

Company:  NRG

At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

Job Summary:


Manage NRG’s corporate management reporting, the consolidated P&L budget and monthly forecast processes - including the consolidated monthly variance and Reforecast reporting. Position has exposure to top management and is viewed as development for future financial leaders in the company


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:


The Manager, Corporate FP&A will be responsible for managing NRG’s internal management reporting including high level analysis of the consolidated results of the company. The role will report through the Director, Corporate Reporting while working with each of the business units and corporate cash flow team. This position will be responsible for monthly performance analysis, preparation and review of annual budget and long-term plans as well as monthly forecasting. More specifically, responsibilities include:


Manage the financial side of the Company’s reporting tool for project management and consolidation, supporting end users, creating reports, updating data as necessary. As a team, provide:

  • Timely and accurate information to the executive and other Senior Management
  • Develop ad hoc reports for senior management
  • Assist regional financial staff in coordinating with corporate on analysis variances, reporting and forecasting
  • Train and mentor team to develop skills within the Corporate function


Manage the preparation and review of the monthly forecast process, consolidated Budget and Long-term plan:

  • Coordinate training on Budget inputs, materials, timing, templates, etc.
  • Coordinate Budget presentations with Senior Management and draft the Board Budget presentation, in close coordination with the Senior Director, Corp Reporting


Ad-Hoc strategic and financial analysis and reporting for executive and senior management:

  • Performing assigned special projects and analysis as needed by Senior Management
  • Preparing routine and special reports for senior and regional management, serving as liaison between the businesses and other corporate disciplines as necessary


Working Conditions:


  • Open office environment.
  • Some overtime required as special projects arise.
  • Minimal Travel


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with concentration in finance and/or accounting or comparable business field, and at least 7 years of experience in financial analysis
  • Experience with team building and developing team members
  • Advanced skills and experience with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be highly organized with strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • 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 management team.
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines within a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Financial Management or comparable

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

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