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Entergy Strategic Budget Analyst in The Woodlands, Texas

Strategic Budget Analyst

Date: Jun 14, 2024

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

The preferred location for this position is The Woodlands, TX; however, Jackson, MS and New Orleans, LA may be considered

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

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

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 Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. 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.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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 REQUIREMENTS

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

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Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans Texas : The Woodlands || Louisiana : New Orleans || Mississippi : Jackson

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 114751

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 EEI page, or see statements below.

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, sex, 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, sex, 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.

Accessibility: 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. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here (humanr@entergy.com?subject=Accessibility) and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

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.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov) (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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.

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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