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Entergy IS Strategic and Budget Analyst in The Woodlands,

IS Strategic and Budget Analyst

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC


Posting End Date: 10/26/2021


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

This position will be filled as an Analyst III or Analyst Senior depending on the candidates experience and qualifications


At Entergy, We Power Life. We are dedicated to providing safe, affordable and reliable power to our customers and communities. Our work matters. We deliver electricity to 2.9 million utility customers across 4 states. We own and operate power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including about 8,000 megawatts of nuclear power.

Entergy Information Security enables secure, resilient and compliant digital systems through a people first approach that encourages a security outcome mind-set willing to challenge the status-quo, drive ​compliance through operational excellence, maintain cost efficiency, and conduct ourselves with the highest ethical standards.

A key business partner providing financial support to the senior leadership team within Information Security. The individual will be involved in financial modeling, annual/quarterly planning, monthly results preparation, internal reporting, board materials, and ad-hoc project support along with providing business case support to the business. Have both strong attention to detail and the ability to consider the big picture to drive strategic recommendations. You are highly analytical and a clear, confident communicator.


  • Prepare monthly summary of actual financial performance against plan and current estimate, including earnings, capital spending and cash flow.

  • Own long-term forecast and financial model to inform strategic planning and provide insights to management

  • Exposure to analytic and forecasting methodologies for trend analysis

  • Participation in the creation of monthly/quarterly financial reporting packages

  • Support annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes

  • Lead and contribute to business case development of new strategic initiatives by driving collaboration between groups

  • Provide analytical decision support for new contract negotiations and existing contract renewals

  • Support the month-end close process with variance analysis and forecasting updates

  • Partner cross-functionally to drive annual budgeting process, strategic decisions and initiative prioritization

  • Generate monthly and quarterly performance and forecast reviews, board meeting presentations, and other financial review presentations

  • Prepare insightful analytics for cross functional leadership team

  • Identify opportunities to improve existing reporting processes and key metrics tracking

  • Support long range strategic planning

  • Build & create financial models and what-if analysis

  • Develop a strong understanding of company operations and financial processes through exposure to various levels of management

  • Ad hoc financial modeling and analysis

  • Develops complex financial models and analysis using advanced analytical techniques and financial systems

  • Provides input and influence on policies and procedures.

  • Conceptualizes solutions and develops alternatives to complex problems

  • Articulates complex and/or complicated issues with a high level of skill, including listening and influence

  • Proven and thorough knowledge of business principles, theories, and concepts

  • Delivers highly effective presentations to all levels of the organization.


Minimum experience and education required of the position

Analyst III: Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, engineering, or related field and 4+ years of experience in finance, accounting, or a related field is required OR in lieu of a degree 8+ years of experience in finance, accounting, or a related field is required.

Analyst Sr: Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, engineering, or related field and 6+ years of experience in finance, accounting, or a related field is required OR in lieu of a degree 10+ years of experience in finance, accounting, or a related field is required.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Knowledge of utility industry and familiarity with general and Entergy financial and strategic processes.

Superior analytical, critical thinking and quantitative skills. Drive for results & high sense of urgency. Ability to multi-task & prioritize. Rigorous attention to detail. Familiarity with PowerBI a plus. Highly proficient in advanced Excel with strong attention to detail required. Strong communication skills and comfort working with internal stakeholders, including senior leadership A self-starter with a positive attitude and ability to work in a rapidly changing environment is required for this role. Demonstrated financial acumen and a track record of leveraging data for business impact is a plus.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

CPA, CMA, or MBA is a plus

Primary Location: Texas-The 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: 104092

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) 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.

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