NiSource Corporate Strategy & Development Analyst - Job Family in Columbus, Ohio

Purpose:Effectively participates on a variety of project teams that provide a wide range of internal and external market research to NiSource. The incumbent will provide dedicated analysis, support and collaboration across functions in supporting the development and communication of appropriate strategies, programs and plans necessary to address current and future issues facing our environment across NiSource. They will evaluate, make recommendations and drive to closure specific projects related to regulatory strategy and industry best practices. Interacts internally with Accounting, Finance, Tax, Regulatory, Legal, New Business and other functional areas to accomplish tasks related to corporate strategy.Key Results:

Develop accurate, timely research and analysis of strategic issues

Create effective and innovative solutions in partnership across functions for company issues, problems and concerns.

Develop compelling communication that effectively conveys key strategic initiatives to internal parties.

Essential Responsibilities:Lead Strategy Analyst

Support the corporate strategy development and planning process by conducting strategic analyses, with an in-depth understanding of industry trends and corporate performance

Perform industry, competitor, and customer analysis; monitor and evaluate impact of trends; watch for key opportunities and barriers; gather quantitative and qualitative data; conduct analysis and derive forward-looking insight

Conduct analysis to understand absolute and relative performance in NiSources business units

Perform insightful business analysis and research that evaluates the financial, market, and regulatory environments through the lens of customers and other stakeholders

Create spreadsheets to model complex financial decisions and/or analyze data

Support cross-functional teams to evaluate high value issues and develop actionable alternatives for decision makers

Assist in the development and construction of executive level presentations for key projects

Communicate with team members to clearly define requested information and reconcile input data received to ensure consistency and reliability

Support and lead portions of the corporate strategy development and planning process by conducting strategic analyses, with an in-depth understanding of industry trends and corporate performance

Lead and perform industry, competitor, and customer analysis; monitor and evaluate impact of trends; watch for key opportunities and barriers; gather quantitative and qualitative data; conduct analysis and derive forward-looking insight

Conduct analysis to understand absolute and relative performance in NiSources business units

Perform insightful business analysis and research that evaluates the financial, market, and regulatory environments through the lens of customers and other stakeholders

Create spreadsheets to model complex financial decisions and/or analyze data

Support cross-functional teams to evaluate high value issues and develop actionable alternatives for decision makers

Develop executive level presentations for key projects

Communicate with team members to clearly define requested information and reconcile input data received to ensure consistency and reliability

Required for Selection:

Requires BS/ BA degree in business, accounting, finance, economics or related field (MBA, MPA, PhD) preferred

Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision in an accurate and timely manner

At least 4+ years of relevant business experience (e.g., corporate strategy, accounting, financial planning, etc.)

Record of outstanding academic achievement

Strong understanding of financial concepts

Ability to recognize strategic implications of problems and issues.

Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions.

Able to successfully lead and coordinate projects and supervise project team members

Preferred for Selection:All levels of Regulatory Strategy Analyst

Demonstrated strong financial acumen.

Experience in a large, multi-divisional company or organization.

Experience working with multiple internal and external stakeholders.

Demonstrates ability to exercise independent judgment and initiate solutions.

People skills ability to consult, listen, and provide solutions.

Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.

Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Strong project management skills.

Ability to coordinate and work well with other departments and individuals outside direct line of control.

Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment; ability to meet deadlines.

Strong analytical skills.

Understanding of economic/econometric concepts.

Strong computer skills.

Additional Requirements:

Occasional travel may be required

Time may be required outside of traditional business hours

Works with sensitive and confidential information

Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.

For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at careers.nisource.com before Augusr 15th!

Job Family: Regulatory/Gas Supply