Financial Analyst II, III, or Lead (Finance Business Partners – Power Generation)

Published
September 1, 2021
Location
The Woodlands, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

***This position may be filled as a Financial Analyst II, III, or Lead depending on the candidates background and experience***

***The preferred location for this role is The Woodlands, TX. Other locations within Entergy’s service territory may be considered***

Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including 8,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Tracing its history to 1913 and headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, Entergy has annual revenues of $11 billion and more than 13,000 employees.

The company’s utility business provides electric retail and wholesale power to customers in four states through five utility operating companies: Entergy Arkansas, LLC; Entergy Louisiana, LLC; Entergy Mississippi, LLC; Entergy New Orleans, LLC; and Entergy Texas, Inc. Entergy also delivers natural gas services to 200,000 customers in New Orleans and parts of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Entergy is winding down its wholesale generation business, which provides power to wholesale customers primarily from our two remaining nuclear facilities located in the northern United States.

The electric utility industry is rapidly changing, and Entergy is entering an exciting period of growth as we prepare for the future. We are building the premier utility, a utility that delivers sustainable value to all its stakeholders – our customers, employees, communities and owners – as measured by strong net promoter scores, high levels of service, superior and affordable products and services, highly skilled and engaged employees, and industry-leading financial performance. We are focusing our sights on three key priorities — customer centricity, continuous improvement, and creating a culture of belonging for our employees. Join us as we take the next step on our journey to building the premier utility.

Job Summary/Purpose:

Support Entergy’s Finance organization by providing expert financial advice and information to Power Generation plants to support timely decision making. Provide analytical support, assisting with the plant’s financial forecast, reporting, and controls, as well as highlighting key issues and identifying items that may impact profitability.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work cross-functionally and develop strong relationships with colleagues at the plant level to gather information vital to the successful completion of deliverables.
  • Employ strong analytical skills to manipulate large, unstructured datasets to support ad hoc analysis and various presentations.
  • Ensure all financial activity at the plant level contains accurate information and is executed timely by monitoring, maintaining and completing key financial functions.
  • Communicate with subject matter experts across the company to better understand the risk of certain projects and/or investments. Communicate with other departments to gather information about Entergy’s businesses and transactions. 
  • Collaborate with leadership to develop financial forecasts to align with the plant’s operational requirements and Entergy’s regulatory objectives.
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize tasks and execute deliverables in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Proactively identify opportunities to improve performance.
  • Possess strong desire and willingness to support the team and plant beyond core responsibilities.

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum education and experience required of the position:

Financial Analyst II: Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Accounting, a relevant field, and 2+ years of business experience in banking, finance, or project development is required or in lieu of a degree 6+ years of business experience in banking, finance, or project development is required

Financial Analyst III: Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Accounting, a relevant field, and 4+ years of business experience in banking, finance, or project development is required or in lieu of a degree 8+ years of business experience in banking, finance, or project development is required

Financial Analyst Lead: Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Accounting, a relevant field, and 5+ years of business experience in banking, finance, or project development is required or in lieu of a degree 9+ years of business experience in banking, finance, or project development is required

MBA is a plus 

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

Proficient knowledge of MS Office, Word, PowerPoint, Access and Excel. Knowledge and experience in working with Financial Reporting Software. Ability to work with minimal supervision or within a team environment. Ability to analyze problems and create solutions. 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.

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

None

CPA, CFA, PE or similar certificates/licenses are a plus

Primary Location: Texas-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: 103020
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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