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American Electric Power Budget Analyst in Bridgman, Michigan



Budget Analyst

Job Description:

Position: Budget Analyst

Department: Business Services

Location: DC Cook Nuclear Plant, Bridgman, MI

To apply, resumes must be submitted via email to: This is a contract position.

We are looking for a Budget Analyst to work at our client’s site located in Bridgman, MI. This is a long-term contract position with a highly desirable company that has the future potential to become permanent for the right candidate. The standard four-day work week is a hybrid combination of in-office and work-from-home.

This individual is someone who is able to work both independently and collaboratively with a team. Must have strong communication skills to facilitate the resolution of issues. This position works closely with corporate finance teams including financial reporting, internal audits and external auditors. The work is in a procedure-driven and regulated environment.

Job Details / Essential Job Functions:

  • Works closely with department managers to educate and inform regarding financial transactions and performance, as well as the use of various accounting-related systems.

  • Involved in preparing, and analyzing monthly financial data ensuring compliance with GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley principles.

  • Performs variance analyses and investigates anomalies, making corrections as needed.

  • Annual and monthly budget and planning duties of multiple departments.

  • Prepares journal entries and project cost auditing/validation.

  • Month end closing processes, variance analysis, fixed asset accounting and performance indicators.

  • Produce ad-hoc reports using database reporting tools.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or similar discipline preferred or minimum 3-years’ experience in financial or accounting role with analysis responsibilities.

  • Advanced Excel skills (MACROS & Pivot Tables) to be able to maintain and modify complex spreadsheets that are used for reconciliation, analysis and reporting.

  • Ability to pass criminal background, drug/alcohol screen (including medical and recreational marijuana as well as CBD oil), and employment testing.

  • Candidate local to the client’s location

Salary Information:

TBD (this is a long term contract position)

no relocation cost or per diem

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Bridgman, MI

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