We are currently seeking candidates to fill the position of FinancialAnalyst – Power Supply Contracts & Audits in the Power Supply Department.
This position reports to the Manager, Power Supply Contracts & Audits and is responsible for assisting in the performance of power supplier(s) cost of service and formula rate audits and is responsible for conducting comparable analyses or market research to support findings/results.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Ability to analyze data and identify variances including past results, trends, and forecasts.
Conduct comparable analyses or market research to support findings/results.
Assist in reviewing, drafting, and analyzing power supply related contracts as required.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge on Central’s transmission and power purchase contracts and the related billings.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge on market conditions and trends including monitoring activities of power suppliers and peers as required including:
Reviewing Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North Carolina Utility Commission (NCUC), & South Carolina Public Service Commission (SCPSC) filings/dockets for the identification of dockets with significant impacts to Central.
Reviewing financial statements and other public filings of power suppliers and peers as needed.
Benchmarking peer data with Central’s power suppliers as needed.
Ability to formulate conclusions/recommendations based on supported and reliable data
Abilities and Skills:
Knowledge of generally acceptable accounting principles
Knowledge of utility accounting
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel
Practical application of analytical skills
Interpersonal skills including written and oral communication
Highly detailed oriented a plus
Project-management skills a plus
This position requires travel of approximately 10% - 15%. This includes travel time as needed to attend conferences and training necessary to keep abreast of industry changes as need to perform the job responsibilities.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required
CPA License, MBA, or similar advanced degree preferred
2+ years of audit experience preferred
2+ years of electric utility experience preferred
Central Electric Power Cooperative is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
About Central Electric Power Cooperative Inc
Central Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. is South Carolina’s generation and transmission electric cooperative, providing power to the state’s 20 distribution cooperatives. These cooperatives ultimately serve over 1.5 million member-consumers. Central primarily purchases the power it supplies to its members through long-term power supply contracts. In addition, Central constructs and maintains transmission lines located throughout the state.