Analyst, Sr or Sr Lead

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 10/03/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid 


This position may be filled as an Analyst, Sr or Sr Lead depending on the qualifications and or the experience of the candidate.

 This position can be based out of New Orleans, Louisiana; Baton Rouge, Louisiana or The Woodlands, Texas. 



Responsible for supporting directors, managers, Project Managers and/or departmental peers by performing project cost control.  This position owns a series of key complex processes and plays a key role in project, project portfolio, and process improvement initiatives. Works with project team to resolve issues related to cost as they arise.



  • Performs analysis, creates estimates, and delivers accurate forecasts related to projects in all stages of development or execution for the Distribution Strategic Projects. Creates and maintains financial and business models. Compiles performance information related to project cost and prepares reports. Provides analytical expertise to support project and portfolio management.
  • Builds and maintains cost models and performs numerical analysis based on different scenarios for projects or portfolios of projects as requested from management.
  • Prepares project/program/enterprise status reports.
  • Prepares cash flow estimates in support of monthly present estimate processes. 
  • Analyzes cost and schedule impacts of project scope changes and trends.
  • Prepares and delivers presentations of numerical analysis
  • Interfaces with project team(s) as necessary for cost control monitoring, analysis and reporting.
  • Provides day-to-day detailed monitoring and analysis of project budgets and actuals. Updates and maintains project budgets and cost information.
  •  Provides accurate financial, cost reporting, trending analysis and recommends corrective actions.
  • Develops and maintains cost and resource databases and reports
  • Identifies need for cost analysis support for projects and recommends development or
    modification of cost engineering data standards. Formats data for cost analysis and maintains historical cost database
  • Prepares estimates of future project costs or forecasts. Participates as member of project/program audits and prepares internal corrective action plans.
  • Advises invoice verifier team on complex invoicing issues
  • Assists with Regulatory Reporting, ad hoc requests, and responses to Requests for Information (RFIs).



Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical or business-related field or equivalent work experience. Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.


Minimum Experience

  • Analyst Sr: at least 6 years of professional experience
  • Analyst Sr Lead: at least 8 years of professional experience
  • Desired:
    • Capital Project/Transmission development and execution experience
    • Project Cost Accounting experience
    • Experience working in a matrix organization
    • Preferred: five years of financial planning experience


Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Analytical skill set with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office: Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Desired: Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Power BI. Extensive experience developing complex estimates using a variety of tools, high degree of computer literacy including advanced knowledge of MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and the remainder of the MS Office suite, broad knowledge of and experience with Entergy’s accounting and transaction processing systems, and be able to interface with accounting and finance staff regarding accounting treatment. Preferably, will have skills and experience in querying data from the COGNOS data bases and other Entergy data sources.


Any Certificates, Licenses, etc.

Desired: AACEI Certified Cost Technician




Primary Location: Louisiana- Louisiana : Baton Rouge || Louisiana : New Orleans || Texas : The Woodlands 
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 108810
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.


As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.


Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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