Entergy Analyst,II- Sr in Woodlands, Texas

Date: Apr 19, 2017

Location: Woodlands, TX, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Texas-Woodlands

Job Function :Other

MRV Minimum Salary :$57,500.00

MRV Maximum Salary :$111,000.00

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 70024

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

This position provides analytical support over the budget planning process, long-term financial analysis, and risk management program for Fossil Power Generation. The successful candidate will report to the Plant Support Commercial Excellence, Manager, Budget Planning & Risk Management.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Responsible for long-term (5-10 years) budget plan analytics and change management; including the development of cost and risk models to help manage O&M and capital budget for the fleet; analyzing a project prioritization process for budgeting purposes based on EFORd targets, Unit Availability Requirements, Transmission Load Pocket Constraints, Unit Retirement Horizon, Projected Run Times, equipment failure probability, equipment equivalent service hours, and other pertinent factors.

  2. Responsible for executing and maintaining Monthly Risk-Opportunities-Pull Forward (ROP) process to continually maintain the most accurate financial forecasts for current and future year Fossil Departments’ budgets which includes the fleet cost forecast changes for routine maintenance, major maintenance and emergency repairs.

  3. Responsible for compiling and consolidating the Risk Register data which addresses Fossil Business Unit risks in: Financials, Environmental, Infrastructure, Safety, Operating & Maintenance, Asset Management, and Commercial Risks.

  4. Responsible for working in concert with the Manager, Risk Planning & Budget Management to deliver on requests for financial analytics for long-term planning by the System Planning Organization.

  5. Maintain Project Outage Database (POD) in regard to Fossil ROP process and Fossil Project Ranking process through active interface with Fossil Process Owners, Plant Staff and Finance Business Partners.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor's Degree in a technical or business related field required or equivalent work experience. Desired: Master's Degree.

Minimum experience required of the position

Analyst II: 2-4 years of professional experience.

Analyst III: 4-6 years of professional experience.

Analyst Sr: At least 6 years of professional experience.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Knowledge of legacy, coal, and simple cycle gas turbine / combined cycle power plants maintenance cycles and equipment end of life replacement frequencies.

  • Basic understanding of budget classification: baseline non-payroll and payroll O&M, O&M and outage projects, baseline and strategic capital projects.

  • Basic to Intermediate understanding of GAAP procedures and capitalization rules.

  • Ability to function and perform independently with minimal supervision and execute tasks within the prescribed timelines.

  • Ability to create effective working relationships with plant management teams.

  • Ability to coordinate programs, prepare reports and maintain accurate records.

  • Highly proficient in MS Office, namely Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with Macros, Pivot Tables, Conditional Formatting, Etc.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

Additional Responsibilities: 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.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

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