Duke Energy Financial Analyst - Grid Solutions in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Position Summary

The Financial Analyst – Grid Solutions will be responsible for accounting, financial analysis, budgeting and reporting support for Grid Solutions.


  • Provide financial, accounting, and business management analytical support to various levels of management and customers.

  • Generate reports, graphs and charts as requested using PC and/or financial applications.

  • Prepare accounting journal entries including accruals and corrections.

  • Evaluate and report business unit O&M and capital budget variances.

  • Help team work with management to develop monthly/quarterly/year-end business unit O&M and capital projections.

  • Support preparation of financial presentations for management review, cost/status reporting, and decision making.

  • Serve as a resource for technical/functional expertise, guidance, and assistance for questions and problems related to financial business management.

  • Maintain proper business and financial processes to ensure adherence to internal controls.

  • Participate as a team member for various special projects or financial studies.

  • Participate in the development of the annual budget

Required/Basic Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Accounting/Finance, Economics, or related discipline

  • One (1) to four (4) years of increasingly diverse or complex experience in related field in addition to degree

  • Possesses and applies fundamental accounting and finance concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Experience with financial applications (i.e., PeopleSoft FMIS, Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management, etc.) and query tools (Business Objects Web Intelligence, Microsoft Analysis Services)

  • Proficient using Microsoft products such as Excel, Word, and Power Point

Desired Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in Accounting, Business or related fields

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or similar certification (or working toward certification)

  • Two (2) or more years of increasingly diverse or complex experience in related field in addition to degree

  • Experience applying GAAP accounting principles and evaluating internal controlsDemonstrated analytical/problem solving skills and strong business acumen

  • Ability to understand business operations and apply business acumen to identify issues and propose innovative solutions

  • Demonstrated information technology skills

  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to build relationships with customers at all levels within the organizationSelf-motivated

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, demonstrated initiative within current team


Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Friday, September 21, 2018

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

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