Sunday , April 14 2024

The Southern Company Careers – Financial Analyst

Website Southern Company

Job Description:

This position supports Southern Power Company’s (SPC) financial planning and analysis processes. Primary responsibilities include: performing cash management activities and monthly cash flow forecasting, developing SPC’s long-term financial plans, annual budgets and quarterly earnings guidance, supporting the annual debt ratings process and bond financings at Southern Power, and performing financial analyses to support operational initiatives and strategic planning efforts. This position will also provide support for power plant acquisitions, new construction and remarketing efforts to achieve SPC’s long-term growth strategy. The candidate will work primarily with Accounting, Project Analysis and Market Assessment, Southern Company Treasury, Southern Company Tax, Commercial Optimization and Trading, Generation Services, Energy Trading, Acquisitions, and Business Development groups.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in maintenance and preparation of Corporate Financial Plan and annual budget
  • Assess financial performance against targets, including risks and opportunities to the Plan
  • Maintain corporate UI Financial Model
  • Support power plant acquisition analyses and remarketing efforts
  • Perform sensitivity analyses related to the Financial Plan
  • Assist in credit ratings process and Rating Agency interactions
  • Creation of reports and presentations for Executive Management

Job Requirements:

  • Candidates must have an understanding of corporate and project finance principles, accounting concepts and financial statements.
  • Prior financial planning or budgeting experience required.
  • Experience building and maintaining complex financial models preferred.
  • Exceptional analytical and modeling skills in Excel are essential.
  • Knowledge of the wholesale electricity industry is preferred, but not required.
  • Demonstrate all aspects of Our Values.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work independently while keeping management informed as appropriate.
  • Possess technical competence and analytical skills including problem solving and innovation.
  • Takes personal responsibility and ownership for corporate success.
  • Employs good business sense and achieves business results and objectives.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple projects with changing priorities.
  • Fosters relationships with peers, managers and customers and is a team player.
  • Proactively seek enhancements to existing processes.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience with UI Planner is a plus
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills required
  • 2 years of experience in a financial analysis, treasury, risk management, accounting or other related field desired.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Accounting, or other related discipline.

Job Details:

Company: Southern Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sandy Springs, GA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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