Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC), a member-owned electric distribution utility that serves over 32,000 members in Northern Vermont, seeks a Power Planning Analyst to join its Finance Team. This individual plays a vital role in the organization’s success by planning for, and managing, current and future power supply needs that meet member expectations and regulatory requirements. They support VEC’s vision of striving to be an energy leader and adapting to changes that shape our energy future.
A detailed job description can be found on VEC's website at https://www.vermontelectric.coop/about-us/careers-at-vec.
As a member-owned electric cooperative, VEC works directly for those it serves and is not designed to make a profit. It believes in providing safe, affordable, and reliable service services to its members. If you're looking for a place to apply your commitment to customer service and enjoy working in an ever changing industry, you've come to the right Co-op! VEC offers competitive salaries and generous benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid leave, life insurance, disability insurance, wellness programs, and more!
The individual in this position must be self-motivated and able to support multiple projects simultaneously. They should possess strong planning, organizational, and problem solving skills to ensure results. They must have the ability to determine priorities, meet deadlines, and deliver accurate work. They must be dependable and accountable to the people they impact. They must be able to work well in a collaborative and team-based environment. It is essential that they develop and maintain positive relationships with co-workers, members, regulators, stakeholders, and other external entities. They should possess strong communication skills to be able to speak and present information in both large and small group settings. This individual should demonstrate a high level of creativity, initiative, and enthusiasm to work within a constantly changing industry. This employee must be able to recognize opportunities, be pro-active, and have a strong commitment to continual improvement of service. The individual in this position has access to critical, privileged, and confidential materials and must maintain uncompromising integrity.
Leadership qualities are ideal.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in either accounting, finance, economics, mathematics, engineering, or other related field and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience or possess an Associate’s Degree in requisite field with 4 years’ experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidates should be able to demonstrate success in the areas of financial analysis, market assessment, and project management.
Experience working in a regulatory environment or with energy markets is a plus. Candidates with knowledge of accounting principles, electric power delivery principals or rate making practices are desired but not required.