Randstad SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST in Charlotte, North Carolina
SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST
salary:$30 - $37 per hour
date posted:Monday, March 12, 2018
A large utilities company located in Charlotte, NC is seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst. This role is responsible for the day to day overall cost management, accounting and financial analysis, business planning and all key operational finance functions to support the client.
provides end user financial reporting support for management, operational and external reporting.
requires a blended knowledge of technical and functional financial reporting and analysis skills.
works closely with the organization to analyze and report variances, trends and plans.
analyze and develop the consolidated financials for all jurisdictional reporting and forecasting.
define and improve current and future reporting requirements and understand how those requirements impact source databases and reports.
work closely with project teams to test database and reporting solutions as well as participate on various project teams to develop new reporting solutions.
helps ensure adherence to GAAP, internal company financial policies and procedures (i.e. Capital & ARO Charging guidelines, etc..) particularly related to collaborating with CARG (Corporate Accounting Research Group) and Fixed Assets as needed.
responsible for the maintenance and accuracy of standard financial reports and requires timely response to end user inquiries/issues.
provide Regulatory knowledge includes familiarity with environmental clause cost management, and other pass-through items for all jurisdictions to support various reporting and requirements.
Effective leadership, communication and collaboration skills are essential for this position as the incumbent is responsible for functions that cross and impact multiple fleet sites and jurisdictions.
Job Responsibilities and Duties:
Analyze data, identify and correct errors to ensure accuracy and integrity of financial information
Coordinate and support the month-end close activities.
Prepare, check and/or post journal entries and accruals on an as needed basis.
Assist in the preparation and review of governmental filings, including quarterly and annual FERC reports, rate case support, recoverables, ARO Calculations etc.
Work with internal & external auditors; provide necessary information & answer questions as needed.
Assist in SOX documentation updates and management testing.
Maintain good working knowledge of accounting policies and impacts as required.
Ensure effective budget & business planning process:
o Support the budget and business planning process including communication of budget guidance, assumptions, and calendars for assigned sections.
o Validate budgets uploaded to correct target amounts.
o Develop and support department budget, strategic plan and related presentation material.
o Work closely with and at the direction of appropriate management during the business planning process for input and dialogue on business plan and budget content.
o Coordinate the preparation of annual budgets utilizing Hyperion Planning.
Working hours: M-F 8-5
--Bachelor's degree in (Accounting/Finance/Economics) OR a Bachelor's degree in a similar discipline with prior (accounting/finance/economics) work experience
--Six (6) years or more of increasingly diverse or complex experience in related field in addition to degree
--Possesses and applies comprehensive and strategic knowledge of accounting and finance principles, practices, and procedures to complete complex assignments
--Experience with financial applications (i.e., PeopleSoft FMIS, Power Plant, etc.) and query tool (Business Objects)
--Proficient using Microsoft products such as Excel (i.e. pivot tables), Word, & Power Point
--CPA, CIS, CFA or CMA Certifications
--Masters in Accounting or Business Administration
--Experience in interfacing with executive leadership
--Strong oral and written communication skills
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