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NRG Energy, Inc. Opex Analyst in Houston, Texas

At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at . Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for monthly performance reporting to ensure that reports are reasonable and accurate. The analyst will also be expected to provide monthly performance reports to internal groups within the organization. The role requires a blend of analytical skills as well as initiative and the ability to stay ahead of, or anticipate, business needs in a fast-paced environment. The individual will interface with marketing, sales, supply management, risk and forecasting groups. Candidate must be capable of working independently, cross-functionally and display strong interpersonal communication skills.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Perform analytical review of actual business results versus budget, forecast, and prior year at varying levels of the organization and across different information systems for functions and business segments.

  • Daily interaction with internal stakeholders at all levels of the organization to report, monitor and manage key financial and non-financial performance indicators.

  • Develop reports using object-oriented programming like SQL, VBA, etc.

  • Provide monthly performance reporting to management.

  • Support monthly forecast updates and ad-hoc analytical assessments.

  • Monitor data accuracy and continue to improve forecast/financial models and processes.

  • Provide analytical support and ‘ad hoc’ analysis to allow management team to make informed business decisions.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • Houston office-based hybrid role

  • Open office environment

  • Overtime as business needs dictate

  • Minimal travel expected, and not likely to exceed more than 10%

Minimum Requirements:

  • A BS/BA from an accredited four-year college or university and 1-2 years of work experience in an analyst role which includes financial reporting and analysis OR HS Diploma and 5+ years of work experience in an analyst role which includes financial reporting and analysis

  • Strong working knowledge of SAP, Oracle Smart View (or similar Excel add-in)

  • Advanced proficiency with MS Excel, working with large data sets and complex calculations

  • Strong Analytical/quantitative skills to conduct financial and economic analysis

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment; ability to multi-task with proven follow-through and adherence to changing priorities and deadlines

Preferrd Requirements:

  • A BS/BA from an accredited four-year college or university in Business, Accounting or Finance

  • SQL or other object-oriented programming skills a plus

  • Experience with Power BI or other similar data visualization tools a plus

Position may be filled at a level dependent on candidate qualifications such as experience and technical skills.

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability

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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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