Financial Analyst

EVERSOURCE - Dorchester, MA3.7

Job Description Summary:
Role and Scope of Position:
This position assists in completing financial and economic analysis relating to investment decisions. Utilizes financial models to determine cost/benefits of specific line items in proposed operating budgets and evaluates the Net Present Value of cash flows associated with investment proposals. Working with field operations, assists in developing operating budgets which are derived from the work identified in the Life Cycle Plan. Maintains active two-way communications with the Corporate Controller’s group. Works closely with Performance Management area to analyze and report against key financial and operating targets throughout the year. Assists in the development of analysis for large and small operational projects as well as various ad hoc analyses. Responsible for understanding the business, issues and opportunities and working with Company personnel in analyzing the impact of certain events on operations.

This position works closely with the Team Leader in supporting their assigned operating area in providing financial support, analysis and consultation to the area and assisting in the monthly and annual reporting, as well as assessment of various projects on the financial results.

Essential Functions:
Assists in the financial/economic analysis of projects.
Prepares cost/benefit analysis for spending decisions.
Assists in the development of financial models related to budgets or forecasts.
Assists in the preparation of organization budgets.
Assists in the preparation of budget forecasts and expenditures.
Analyzes budget, reports and forecasts and prepares variance analysis as necessary.
Maintains computer reporting systems.
Provides statistics for short and long term forecasting.
Prepares special reports and studies, as requested.
Interacts with personnel within and outside the organization including senior management, various corporate organizations and financial, legal and regulatory communities in order to complete interdepartmental projects.
Works closely with their counterparts in Corporate Finance and Accounting, Strategic and Long Range Planning Groups, and Regulatory Requirements.
Engages in activities of professional organizations.

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:
Technical Knowledge/Skill: Strong working knowledge of financial and accounting and the ability to apply this knowledge to detailed financial analysis. Demonstrated skill in financial analysis; preparing operating budgets and plans, and working cross functionally. Requires basic understanding of accounting and work management system applications. Ability to use PC desktop applications (e.g., Access and Excel). Strong analytical, written and oral communication skills. Ability to formulate recommendations regarding financial analysis problems, methods and reporting solutions preferred.

Education: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, related discipline or equivalent experience.

Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of related experience.

Licenses & Certifications: None

Analytical Thinking Taking a logical approach to analyzing problems, developing solutions and organizing work.

Collaborating Actively seeking the support and input of others in order to achieve common goals.

Conceptual Thinking Identifying the key aspects of complex situations and understanding the “big picture”.

Flexibility Remaining open-minded when presented with new information and adjusting positively to change.

Initiative Taking independent action and going beyond what the job or situation requires.

Relationship Building Creates effective relations with all people inside and outside the organization.

Strategic Orientation Anticipates future trends and envisions possibilities to create competitive strategies and plans.

Teamwork Facilitating cooperation within and across functions in order to achieve common goals.

Working Conditions:
Work is performed primarily in an office environment, which requires sitting, standing, general movement throughout the office area and using a personal computer. There may be occasions where travel by car or airplane is necessary to another NSTAR or training location for business purposes.

Mental Aspects:
Work includes analyzing, planning, consulting, implementing, and presenting. This role works in an environment that often requires the performance of multiple simultaneous activities, where deadlines need to be met and work is performed under pressure while involving significant business commitments and results.

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SEO Category:
Finance/Accounting Jobs
EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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