Posting End Date: 01/27/2022
***This position may be filled as a Financial Analyst II, III, or Lead depending on the qualifications and experience of the candidate***
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.
Partner with Key Stakeholders to Achieve Objectives: Provide expert financial advice and information to support timely decision making regarding the station’s maintenance events.
Serve as the Financial Conscience: Monitor and analyze financial results, proactively identify risks and opportunities that may impact profitability, and clearly communicate performance to drive accountability
Ensure Financial Accuracy: Ensure all financial activity at the site contains accurate information and is executed timely by monitoring, maintaining and completing key financial functions
Facilitate Financial Planning: Collaborate with leadership to develop financial budgets to align with the station’s operational requirements and company’s regulatory objectives
Foster Cross-Functional Relationships: Work cross-functionally and develop strong relationships with colleagues in the field to gather information vital to successful completion of deliverables
Ad Hoc Analysis: Employ strong financial modeling and analytical skills to manipulate large, unstructured datasets to support ad hoc analysis
Core Behaviors Desired:
Commitment to Excellence: Does whatever it takes to execute deliverables timely and accurately
Team Player: Strong desire and willingness to support the team and site beyond core responsibilities
Proactive: Proactively identifies opportunities to improve performance
Strategic Mindset: Forward thinker who anticipates questions and proactively seeks and provides answers
Clear Communicator: Distills unstructured data in a logical, concise manner to tell the financial story
Core Competencies Desired:
Expert analytical capabilities, including abilities to manipulate large datasets within tools (e.g., Excel, Access, SQL, etc.) to generate key insights for the business
General knowledge of GAAP
- Understanding of financial reporting activities, analyses and methodologies
Minimum experience and education required of the position
Financial Analyst II: Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Accounting, a Relevant Field and 2+ years of experience in finance, accounting, project development or related fields is required OR in lieu of a bachelor’s degree 6+ years of experience in finance, accounting, project development or related fields is required
Financial Analyst III:Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Accounting, a Relevant Field and 4+ years of experience in finance, accounting, project development or related fields is required OR in lieu of a bachelor’s degree 8+ years of experience in finance, accounting, project development or related fields is required
Financial Analyst Lead: Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Accounting, a Relevant Field and 5+ years of experience in finance, accounting, project development or related fields is required OR in lieu of a bachelor’s degree 9+ years of experience in finance, accounting, project development or related fields is required
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. 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
CPA,CFA, PE or similar certificates/licenses are a plus
Primary Location: Mississippi–Port Gibson
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 105232
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.