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Entergy Financial Business Analyst, I-II (Innovation) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Date: Nov 7, 2019

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

This position will be filled as an Analyst I or II depending on level of experience

Job Summary/Purpose

Responsible for defining the field of opportunity and scope for a product; drives continuous viability assessment for product, considering capital required, return of and return on investment as well as customer acquisition costs to provide sound financial considerations for making go/no-go decisions

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  1. Develop business plan for product
  • Partner with product manager to adopt a lean start-up approach to defining and building a minimum viable business and go-to-market strategy

  • Define the business model options and case for new ventures, products and services

  • Test and validate assumptions while creating a sensitivity analysis for key drivers

  • Perform trend analysis, and statistical analysis as needed

  • Communicate insights from analysis across multiple stakeholders to drive decision making

  • Have a view of exit option, multiples and funding for products in the commercialization phase

  1. Manage operational requirements
  • Define legal and operational requirements for product through its lifetime and identify partners required to deliver

  • Review service-level outcomes across support partners, ensuring accountability and providing feedback for change where required

  • Foster an environment of innovation and customer centricity, institutionalizing agile innovation practices and a customer insight to action culture

  1. Outline Business development and IP creation path
  • Create intellectual property, points of view and industry/ topic platforms

  • Contribute to the development of thought leadership across a range of emerging business, technology and design topics

  1. Shared Accountabilities and collaborations
  • Collaborates with team on sprint planning, impediment removal, and team velocity
  1. Key Performance Indicators
  • Deliver strong business case to back product milestones

  • Coordinate with stakeholders within and outside the CUBE to collect and analyze data required for decision making

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Business, Psychology, Economics, Strategy or equivalent from a top-tier institution preferred)

  • Entrepreneurial, experience in the start-up scene and/or with innovative tech firms

Minimum experience required of the position

  • Desired: 2+ years’ experience in financial analysis

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Proficiency in PC Windows environment (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and financial modeling

Other Attributes

Functional Knowledge

  • Experience with strategy development, business planning and future visioning, as well as quantitative and economic modeling preferred

  • Design or product development expertise

Business Expertise

  • A background in product prototyping and testing

  • Forward thinking, innovative; curiosity for technology, UX/UI, applications

  • Experience with or strong eagerness to learn/adopt Agile ways of working


  • Team oriented and flexible with proven track record in collaborating with multiple stakeholders and driving results, especially via influence management

Problem Solving

  • Experienced in working with executives and influencing across the organization


  • Must be self-motivated, have high integrity and credibility and be able to work independently

  • Must be flexible and have ability to interface with a diverse group of individuals and cross-functional teams

Interpersonal Skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both digital and business settings


Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 89404

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.

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