Analyst II Financial and Energy Forecasting

Location: *Oglethorpe Power Headquarter - Tucker, GA
Job Code: 133
# of Openings: 1


Position Summary:

Complete and lead utility and financial analysis projects. Coordinate integration of data and forecast from multiple sources to support the annual budget and development of the Long Range Financial Forecast. Develops and maintains tools and processes to help accomplish department goals.  Manage assigned work projects including, but not limited to, budget preparation, generation asset upgrade feasibility analysis, monthly margin analysis, and studies to determine that financial and operational impact of changes in generation assets or changes in the business environment.  Responsibilities may include interaction and communication with senior company management as well as to Member Cooperatives.

Job Duties:

  • Support the completion of financial and utility analysis projects by working with other staff members on assignments.  Manage data coordination and analysis, document assumptions, and generate reports to support the monthly financial review process.  Evaluate and use acceptable standards for production analysis from RUS, GAAP, engineering practices, and financial analysis methods.
  • Use spreadsheet and database applications to develop tools for analysis projects using appropriate technical information and skills.  Prepare appropriate documentation for submittal to governing agencies as necessary (such as RUS and SERC).  Complete special projects as assigned. Assist management with presentations to executives and ad hoc analysis for senior management and executive staff.  Maintain complete assumptions documents for all published forecasts.
  • Participate in tasks that support the completion of analysis products including the Corporate and Member Energy and fixed cost budgets and associated analysis projects.  Work with other analysts to coordinate a final work product.
  • Work and communicate effectively with other departments to both support their analysis efforts and to solicit information necessary to complete analysis projects as directed by others.
  • Prepare and present finished work products in a professional manner including formal presentations and written reports to peers and at times to senior management.  Review and answer follow up questions and issues in a timely and professional fashion.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

Education: Bachelors degree in Engineering, Operations Research, Business Administration or related field.  MBA or MBA in progress a plus.

Experience: 2-4 years in the area of electric utility generation planning including production cost modeling, budgeting, planning and financial forecasting, and systems operations preferred

Equivalent Experience: Masters degree with one year experience in utility finance or generation planning.

Specialized Skills: Knowledge of finance, accounting, forecasting, economics and engineering fundamentals.  Knowledge of generation planning forecasting, power system operations, production cost modeling and analysis, and electric utility rate making a plus.

Status: Full-time

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.


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