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This is the third level of the financial analysis classification hierarchy. Employees at this level solve more complex problems, in financial areas of specialization, with moderate guidance and direction. Employees are building their knowledge of the organization, processes and customers. Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and the ability to work with limited guidance and direction from others. In this role, frequent professional collaboration is required with functional managers with varying levels of financial acumen.
The Financial Analyst II provides cost management accounting, financial analysis, and reporting support for departments within the Regulated Utilities segment. The analyst will work in a self-directed way with functional managers and their staff to perform traditional month-end close tasks, formulate and consolidate budgets, track actual performance against budget throughout the year, and formulate year-end projections. The analyst is expected to be a full business partner with a deep understanding of business drivers and their financial impacts. The analyst is expected to perform analyses and research ad-hoc requests that are more complex in nature, and serve as the single financial consult for their assigned departments. The analyst should also develop reporting, and effectively prepare presentations for management review and decision making.
Provide financial, accounting, and business management analytical support to a defined customer group or to other peers or functional managers within the department.
Working independently, serve as a resource for technical/functional support, provide guidance and assistance for questions and problems related to financial business management.
Financial Budgeting, Analysis and Projections
Develop budgets for increasingly complex customer groups and departments.
Evaluate and report business unit O&M and capital budget variances.
Provide input to departmental projections.
Perform research and Prepare financial presentations for management review, cost/status reporting, and decision making.
Generate reports, graphs and charts as requested using PC and/or financial applications.
Participate as a co-lead or team member for various special projects or financial studies.
Projects are typically more complex and may involve research outside of the analyst’s area of support .
Accounting adjustment preparation
Prepare accounting journal entries including accruals and corrections.
Bachelor’s degree with major in Accounting/Finance or related discipline
Three (3) or more years of increasingly diverse or complex experience in related field in addition to degree
Possesses and applies fundamental accounting and finance concepts, practices, and procedures
Experience with financial applications (i.e., PeopleSoft, HFM, PowerPlan, etc.) and query tool (WebI)
Experience using Microsoft products such as Excel, Word and Power Point
CPA or working toward CPA
Advanced degree, preferably in Accounting
Four (4) or more years of professional work-related experience
Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables, lookups, etc.
Hybrid Mobility Classification – Work will be performed from both remote and onsite locations after the onboarding period. However, hybrid employees should live within a reasonable daily commute to a Duke Energy facility.
Flexibility of 4 10-hour days to align with Nuclear business partners or traditional 5 8-hour days
Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)
Visa Sponsored Position
Posting Expiration Date
Saturday, September 25, 2021
All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.