We Energies Analyst -Sales and Revenue Forecasting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
3958BRJob Title:Analyst -Sales and Revenue ForecastingRequisition Number:3958BREducation/Experience Requirements:Bachelor’s degree in economics, statistics, mathematics, finance, engineering, or similar field is required. A Master’s degree in economics, statistics, or finance a plus. An advanced degree in economics, statistics, engineering, finance, or similar mathematically rigorous field is preferred. This position requires working additional hours during certain times of the month.Other preferred skills:•Possess strong quantitative skills.•Able to demonstrate and apply superior analytical ability in performing economic and statistical computations.•Able to motivate self to accomplish projects and achieve goals with minimal supervision, including self-directed learning.•Able to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; make effective decisions, identify underlying or hidden problems and patterns, and apply creativity and innovative thinking.•Able to work effectively in an environment that requires collaboration with individuals across functional boundaries to achieve goals and improve business success.•Able to recognize and handle confidential information in a discreet manner.•Able to understand complex, technical database functionality.•Able to coordinate and manage data analysis requests of varying size and scope.•Strong attention to detail and ability to work with high degree of accuracy.•Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey complex information to a broad audience.•Proficient in MS Office, particularly with Excel and PowerPoint.•Experience using advanced data analytical/visualization tools such as SAP, SAS, R, Python, Power BI, Tableau or similar tools preferred.This is a job family posting where experience will be the determining factor in level filled.External Location:WI-MilwaukeeEmployment Type:RegularExternal Job Responsibilities:WEC Business Services, a subsidiary of WEC Energy group is seeking a Sales and Revenue Forecasting Analyst.Specific duties include:•Independently perform analysis to support production of electric and gas customer growth, load growth, and revenue forecasts by analyzing economic trends including demographic changes, economic activity, and customer behavior to support various planning functions.•Develop econometric and statistical forecasting models and analytical frameworks, along with load research and end-use studies to examine how customers use energy.•Gather, cleanse, and maintain data for the forecasting models and work with other departments to ensure accuracy and validity of data.•Develop and maintain sales forecasting dashboard and reports.•Analyze the impact of variations from normal weather for use in the variance analysis of actual financial results vs. forecast and prior year.•Assists in the preparation and presentation of testimony related to economic issues and energy use in regulatory and other proceedings.•Provides analytical support for sales and revenue forecasts used in regulatory proceedings.•Lead and support process improvement initiatives.•Demonstrate a high degree of proficiency in the Business Success Competencies of Personal Responsibility for Results, Sense of Urgency, Customer Focus, and Financial Discipline. Company:WEC Business Services EEO Statement:WEC Energy Group and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / 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 or protected veteran status.
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