Full Job Description
Requisition ID # 87641
Job Category : Accounting / Finance
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Business Unit: Finance
PG&E’s Financial Forecasting and Analysis team delivers enterprise-level forecasting and analysis that provides business insight, drives informed decision making, and establishes expectations for near and long-term financial performance.
The Financial Analysis and Reporting (FAR) team produces enterprise-level earnings forecasts, facilitates and develops year-over-year and long term budgets and forecasts for each corporate revenue and expense item, produces enterprise-level, internal financial reports, functional area income statements, and the Financial & Business Highlights (F&BH) report for the Board, supports monthly and quarterly close activities, and provides variance analyses and quarterly earnings walks.
We partner with many stakeholders throughout PG&E to maintain effective oversight and understanding of the company’s operations and related financial implications. This high profile department provides a great place for energized and talented employees to ignite their career and be recognized.
Our ideal candidate is a well-rounded top performer who can be a key contributor in a high-energy culture. We are looking for self-starters who can work in a rapidly changing environment, operate under ambiguity, and demonstrate problem-solving acumen with limited oversight.
This is an opportunity to join a high-performing team that is passionate about providing the decision support to make our business partners and the company successful. As a key member of the FAR team, the Expert Financial Analyst will apply expertise in the budgeting, forecasting, corporate finance, and reporting along with an in-depth knowledge of the company and the electric and gas industries to provide robust, meaningful forecasts and insights to our clients.
Prepare financial reports for senior management
Provide decision support to senior management with respect to budgeting and forecasting of corporate items
Coordinate key processes for financial reporting and planning
Perform variance analysis and report on historic financial data
Thoroughly understand the corporate items and drivers
Play a key role in providing the “story” behind our revenue and expense numbers to the CFO and other key officers
Clearly and succinctly present complex data and findings to diverse audiences which may include various stakeholders as well as senior executives
Conduct ad hoc financial analysis. Provide decision support to senior management and lines of business in preparing financial forecasts, analysis or regulatory support
Collaborate with and lead cross-functional teams to define and refine process efforts
Build and maintain strong working relationships with peers and business partners
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business or related discipline or equivalent work experience
Possesses general technical knowledge
Minimum 5 years of accounting, financial, or business related experience
Ability to assess and recommend solutions for assigned projects
Selects methods, approaches and tactics to resolve problems and obtain solutions
Excellent research and issue resolution skills
Ability to work in team environment
Able to present analysis and evaluation results and output in a cohesive, understandable and actionable format to department management
SAP, Word, and PowerPoint experience
Strong Excel skills
Minimum of 5 years accounting and financial analysis experience from a Fortune 500/high growth company, Big 4 public accounting firm, or consultancy.
CPA or MBA from a leading business school.
Experience in the Utility industry.