Financial Analyst II – Duke Energy Job Openings

Website Duke Energy

Job Description:

The role will be responsible for accounting, financial analysis, budgeting, and reporting support to Customer Delivery Florida business unit. This position requires a blended knowledge of technical and functional financial reporting and analysis skills. This position works closely with the business customers to analyze and report variances, trends and plans. Key activities include financial planning, managing the budget development as well as monthly, year to date, and year-end financial analysis. The role will work with business representatives at all levels to provide the expertise/assistance necessary for the business to achieve financial success.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Actively seek to identify and meet customer needs with a sense of urgency, taking ownership of customer issues and problems until resolved.
  • Prepare financial schedules required to meet monthly and quarterly business unit data requests from Corporate Accounting.
  • Perform account reconciliations on an as needed basis.
  • Assist in SOX documentation updates and management testing as needed.
  • Overtime may be required during monthly/quarterly/annual closing processes, the annual budget process, and the rollout of new and/or revised processes.
  • Serve as key interface to zone on understanding and implementation of financial policies and procedures.
  • Prepare, check and/or post journal entries and accruals on an as needed basis.
  • Support the reporting process within the Florida South Coastal Zone to facilitate understanding of business and variance impacts to zone and employees.
  • Work with internal and external auditors, providing necessary information and answering questions as needed.
  • Evaluate and report business unit O&M and capital budget variances that allows for accurate financial reporting and accurate year end projections.
  • Budget development for supported functions.
  • Compile and analyze statistical data to identify and correct errors and to evaluate general content.
  • Maintain good working knowledge of accounting policies and impacts as required.
  • Develop an understanding of the work management systems and the accounting mapping to support the work orders.
  • Provide financial, accounting, and business management analytical support to various levels of management and customers.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience using Microsoft products such as Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Three (3) or more years of increasingly diverse or complex experience in related field in addition to degree
  • Experience with financial applications (i.e., PeopleSoft, HFM, PowerPlan, etc.) and query tool (WebI)
  • Possesses and applies fundamental accounting and finance concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Bachelor’s degree with major in Accounting/Finance or related discipline

Qualification & Experience:

  • CPA or working toward CPA
  • Ability to build relationships with customers at all levels within the organization
  • Experience applying GAAP accounting principles, and evaluating internal controls
  • Advanced degree, preferably in Accounting
  • Ability to understand business operations and apply business acumen to identify issues and propose innovative solutions
  • Demonstrated analytical/problem solving skills and strong business acumen
  • Four (4) or more years of professional work-related experience
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment; demonstrated initiative within current team
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in regulated utility accounting

Job Details:

Company: Duke Energy

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Tampa, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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