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CenterPoint Energy Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis in Houston, Texas

Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis - CUS00680

CenterPoint Energy is looking for a Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis to join our Customer Transformation & BS SVCS team, located in Houston, TX.

We want you to know

CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years. Our vision to lead the nation in delivering energy, service and value drives our strategy and performance. We have an unwavering commitment to safely and reliably deliver electricity and natural gas to millions of people.

Diversity and Inclusion

CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce.

At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve.

What we bring to you

Competitive Pay

Paid Training

Benefits eligibility begins on your first day

Metro and parking discounts

Flexible work schedule, paid holidays, and paid time off

Access to discounts at fitness clubs and an on-site wellness center at our headquarters in Houston

Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement

401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a company contribution of 3% regardless of your contribution with immediate 100% vesting.

As the Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis you will drive the business by leading and managing a group responsible for the development of corporate function, financial plans and forecasts and deliver regular performance reporting and variance analysis to key stakeholders and management. You will have the opportunity to work with Finance and Regulatory to support corporate costs in rate filings across the regulated jurisdictions.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Manage the development of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting for corporate services functions. This will include all forecasting and variance analysis of actual to plan and forecast to plan.

  • Lead the preparation of the five-year financial plans for corporate services functions.

  • Work with Accounting and Regulatory to support corporate allocated costs in regulated jurisdictions, including the development of testimony, schedules & workpapers and responses to data requests.

  • Drive continuous improvement mindset and develop innovative processes, procedures and/or tools to support analysis of business performance.

  • Develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders under areas supported, Finance/Accounting, and organizational leadership.

  • Work directly with VP/ Directors/ Managers to provide general financial support, including but not limited to activities such as ad hoc financial analysis, financial modeling, strategic plans and business case scenario analysis.

  • Lead and participate on cross functional project teams as needed.

  • Coach and develop the staff to improve performance and support reaching personal development goals. Provide on-going feedback to ensure employee development.

Your background includes:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a focus in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration

  • At least 8 years of relevant work experience

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Experience using SAP and BW

Job Location: Houston, TX


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Job Accounting & Finance - Financial Analysis

Primary Location US-TX-Houston-CenterPoint Energy Tower

Other Locations US-IN-Evansville-CNP Plaza, US-TX-Houston

Job Posting Nov 16, 2021

Posting End Date Dec 3, 2021

Req ID: CUS00680