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Xcel Energy Strategy & Performance Analyst - Denver, CO Job in Denver, Colorado

Location(s): CO - Denver

Are you ready to take your leadership potential to the next level with a growing Fortune 500 company? Xcel Energy is at the leading edge of an industry that is changing quickly. We’re seeking dynamic, proven leaders to help guide us into this exciting energy future. If you’re looking to lead at a company that is committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship, with plenty of room to grow, consider a position at Xcel Energy.


Supports the Strategy & Performance security business area related to communications, strategic planning, project management, and vendor payment processing. Provides support on a variety of key initiatives and special programs and participates in teams on behalf of the business area. Accurately validate, process, and post vendor PO invoice. Provide accurate, high-quality transactional work in a high volume environment.


  • Functional or Departmental Support: Prepares presentations and compiles department or function wide information, such presentations for leadership meetings and compiling weekly reports. Supports leaders by compiling, analyzing, and interpreting data and other information used in conjunction with decision making for strategy development and planning.

  • Communication: Prepares effective strategic communications around all business area activities. Determines which communication strategy or method will most successfully communicate different types of information based on corporate guidelines and geared to the intended audience. Partners with the team, business area leaders, and Corporate Communications to ensure successful communication strategy implementation.

  • Project/Initiative Support: Assist in supporting project planning, including tracking of and reporting of project deliverables, and documentation to support key initiatives. Provides technical expertise and analytical guidance. May participate on cross-functional teams or projects for business area or companywide initiatives.

  • Analytics/Metrics/Reporting: Utilizes business area systems and data to deliver impactful metrics and other analytics and/or automated solutions. Analyze data and prepares reports that illustrate progress of plans against business results. Responds to requests for ad hoc analysis by leveraging data and information to independently create requested metrics and reports. Manages to the established reporting deadlines.

  • Transactional: Request new vendor setup/vendor corrections. Ensure compliance with supply chain policies, processes, and generally accepted accounting practices. Problem/Process Resolution: Research/resolve vendor inquiries in a timely fashion. Identify and resolve problems encountered during invoice processing by using approved processes and procedures. Communicate with internal corporate partners and necessary supply chain personnel regarding process and problem resolution. Raise recurring issues. Research and resolve routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 2 years related experience

  • Basic knowledge of strategic planning, business management, and social media

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong technical background in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, FrontPage)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to effectively use a variety of communication methods such as through print, presentations, and websites

  • Experience in websites

  • Exceptional interpersonal and collaboration skills, capable of working with teams


  • Previous experience in a related role is preferred

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: CO - Denver || CO - Denver || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 70060:Enterprise Security Services || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 20143

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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