Financial Analyst IIII, Lead or Sr Lead

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:  

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Job Summary:

As a member of Entergy's Finance Business Partners group support the coordination, development and maintenance of financial planning models for Entergy’s Operating Companies. Assist in development of regulatory strategies that mitigate risk while positioning an Operating Company to earn its allowed return on equity and to achieve other strategic goals. Monitor, maintain and complete key financial functions. financial forecasts, reporting of actual financial results and variance explanations, controls, as well as highlighting key issues and exposing items that may impact profitability. Is involved in process improvement projects and special projects to support Operating Companies. The successful candidate will be highly organized and “forward thinking” with both a detail orientation and the ability to think strategically.

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Regulatory and Financial Planning: Owns maintenance and enhancement of financial and regulatory planning models; understands and is knowledgeable on key planning assumptions; reviews monthly actuals/projection updates and provides variance explanations; provides ongoing support to the operating companies and corporate functions, as needed; supports monthly PE with necessary reporting packages and analysis for key stakeholders.
  • Regulatory and Financial Analysis: Analyzes utility historical results as well as the financial plan to develop strategies to earn the allowed ROE for each Utility operating company; performs ad hoc analyses to support Operating Company regulatory strategy development and decision-making; analyzes new cost recovery mechanisms and supports the development of recommendations to management; performs initial risk assessment of potential rate actions; and provides analytical support and research for major utility initiatives.
  • Regulatory Strategy: Conducts research on ROE, historic average utility rates, progressive cost recovery mechanisms, emerging technologies and trends, etc.; performs ad hoc research and analyses to support Operating Company regulatory strategy development; and supports the development and maintenance of regulatory knowledge platform to help ensure consistency amongst jurisdictions.
  • Creates financial models as needed to evaluate scenarios and communicate alternatives and recommendations
  • Works well in a team environment; enjoy working collaboratively with team members
  • Creates analyses and manipulates data as needed for analytical use in presentations.
  • Identifies and performs necessary updates to models and related systems
  • Works to support continuous improvement in monthly process, systems and models.  Documents process and best practices.
  • Communicates with other departments to gather information about Entergy’s businesses and transactions. Communicates with subject matter experts across the company to better understand the risk of certain projects and / or investments.

 

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum education and experience required of the position

Financial Analyst Lead: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Accounting, a relevant field, and 5+ years of financial analysis and modeling experience is required OR in lieu of a bachelor’s degree 9+ years of financial analysis and modeling experience is required.

Financial Analyst Sr Lead: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Accounting, a relevant field, and 7+ years of financial analysis and modeling experience is required OR in lieu of a bachelor’s degree 11+ years of financial analysis and modeling experience is required.

Desired: MBA.

 

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Proficient knowledge of MS Office, Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Ability to work with minimal supervision or within a team environment. Ability to analyze problems and create solutions. Significant knowledge of financial theory and valuation. Ability to understand and solve complex financial transactions. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple time sensitive projects effectively. Strong verbal and written communications skills. Basic knowledge of financial theory and valuation.

 

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position Desired:

CPA,CFA, PE or similar certificates / licenses.

 

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Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 107671
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

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

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

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.


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