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Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas Business Analyst I - III Utility Services in Little Rock, Arkansas

Salary Range

$53,200 - $76,500 a year


Business Analyst I - III Utility Services

Little Rock, AR, USA

Utility Services / Full Time

Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future.As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.

The Business Analyst I – III in Utility Services will develop, implement, maintain, and analyze comprehensive business and reporting platform covering the areas of Utility Services, Construction and Right of Way (ROW). Reports will include, but not be limited to, gross and net profit, market share, forecasts, efficiency, productivity, and trend analysis. Position will also assist with analysis of compliance, purchasing and billing.


  • Accurately develop and process critical reports and communicate such reports to the Director - Utility Services and department managers.

  • Produce reports used for strategic planning and assist in the analysis of these reports to determine appropriate sales, marketing, production, and expenditure goals. Maintain current data for reports and dashboard applications.

  • Prepare operational analysis reports highlighting variances and performance drivers.

  • Compare current statistics to historical data to validate accuracy and market position.

  • Maintains Construction and ROW software applications. Prepare forms for data collection and assist in the analysis of data and reports.

  • Conduct market research to evaluate trends and help drive sales efforts in an efficient direction.

  • Identifies opportunities to improve processes, resolves issues, and provide recommendations for improvement.

  • Assists managers with preparing quotes, rate design, tracking production, reviewing status on projects.

  • Assists department administrative personnel with the preparation of reports and records for the purpose of billing customers for services rendered.

  • Assist with compliance relating to record keeping (fleet, contracts/documentation, training, etc.)

  • Handles stress effectively and works well with others.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or similar related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Excellent written, verbal, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, SharePoint, etc.)

  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, and management.

  • Proactive, flexible, independent, detail oriented, and a problem solver.

  • Valid Driver’s License.

Minimum Experience Required

  • Analyst II: At least 2 years of related experience

  • Analyst III: At least 4 years of related experience


  • 2 Retirement Plan Options

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 9 Paid holidays

  • Educational assistance

  • Paid time off accrual

  • Short-term disability

  • Long-term disability

  • Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program


Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.

Job ID 2021-2281