Madison Gas & Electric Senior Financial Analyst in Madison, Wisconsin
Senior Financial Analyst
Job Category Accounting/Finance
# of openings 1
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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists with running and maintaining the financial forecasting model.
Includes in-depth valuation modeling
Strategic investment modeling
Regulatory modeling - including optimal capital structure management
Supports investor relations activities.
Prepares investor presentations and related communications in dealing with equity analysts
Ability to create various earnings growth models
Assists with strategic investor relations planning
Contributes accounting information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews, prepares and completes action plans, implements production, identifies trends, and determines system improvements.
Prepares supportive analysis for dividend recommendations, equity valuation, shareholder returns, and rate-of-return forecasts.
Tracks rating agency benchmarks by performing financial modeling.
Prepares analysis for unregulated subsidiaries.
Assists with the financial portions of rate cases and other regulatory filings.
Establishes financial status by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying, and reporting financial information.
Obtains and maintains a thorough understanding of complex financial reporting and tax structures.
Assists with special projects as assigned.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting required.
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license preferred.
A minimum of five years of experience preferably with or in a publicly traded company and/or public accounting.
Regulated utility experience a plus
Knowledge and Skills
Advanced budgeting, financial forecasting, and financial analytical skills.
Strong understanding of capital markets, including debt and equity.
Advanced understanding of GAAP and SOA.
Advanced ability to research accounting pronouncements and apply them to the Company.
Advanced ability to identify accounting issues that may require specific disclosures or accounting treatment.
Effective analytical, written, and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
In-depth understanding of financial statements.
Able to conceptualize problems and formulate acceptable methods of evaluation.
Strong project management and organizational skills, with focused attention to detail.
Advanced computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet, and database packages.
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