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Cleco Treasury Analyst in Pineville, Louisiana

Depending on the volume of applications, this position may close to external applicants before the job posting end date expires.

Role Purpose:

The Treasury Analyst will have knowledge of Treasury and Cash Management principles, practices, concepts, and theories. The Treasury Analyst will be responsible for performing daily Treasury activities, such as cash management, bank reconciliation, check printing, check deposits, and audit inquiries. Additionally, the analyst will assist with a range of tasks and projects as requested, including liquidity, debt and other ad-hoc financial analyses. Lastly, this role is responsible for contributing to the continual improvement of Treasury processes and systems.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Set the cash position for various companies on a rotating basis once or twice weekly and perform approvals for person setting the cash position on other days on a rotating basis; review bank activity to ensure accurate payment processing

  • Perform daily reconciliations of incoming and outgoing clearing accounts in SAP

  • Perform monthly General Ledger account reconciliations

  • Create a remote check deposit weekly for miscellaneous non-customer check payments received

  • Create monthly journals for outstanding check balances and fees debited from bank accounts, and record banking activity for bank accounts not on Electronic Bank Statement (EBS)

  • Enter daily rate resets for investment instruments in SAP

  • Support the development of operational policies and procedures; ensure all aspects of daily cash operations are handled with accuracy and that policies and procedures are followed; recommend updates as appropriate

  • Participate in the administration of bank setup, cash forecasting, and investment management from various business units and corporate departments; respond to audit inquiries as required and communicate with banks to clarify adjustments or items on bank statements to reconcile activity

  • Print Customer Refund checks and Accounts Payable checks for various companies

  • Assist with process automation and design by identifying areas to reduce routine manual tasks; participate in the integration of current systems (e.g., SAP) and analytical techniques to enhance/streamline current operations and improve efficiency

  • Contribute innovative ideas to develop and drive continuous improvement of Treasury service delivery and processes

  • Champion a corporate culture that emphasizes transparency, integrity, safety, environmental responsibility, employee development, diversity and inclusion, customer service, and operational excellence

Required Education, Experience, Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Finance, Accounting

  • 0-5 years of related experience in Treasury Management or similar functions

  • Experience with financial systems/SAP preferred

  • Experience with Microsoft tools and applications

  • Knowledge of GAAP, Internal Control processes is preferred

  • Strong, problem-solving, planning, and project management skills

  • Willingness and ability to learn new technologies on the job

  • Proficient at functioning effectively within a team environment, presenting ideas and opinions in a professional and collegial manner

  • Strong customer focus and employee experience mindset

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation preferred

Primary Competencies:

BEHAVIORAL:

  • Communicates Effectively

  • Strategic Mindset

  • Nimble Learning

TECHNICAL:

  • Financial Reporting & Data Analysis

  • Industry and Business Knowledge

  • Treasury Management

Cleco is a privately owned regional energy holding company with two primary businesses. Cleco Power, our regulated electric utility business, owns ten generating assets with a total nameplate capacity of 3,357 megawatts and serves approximately 290,000 customers in Louisiana through its retail business and supplies wholesale power in Louisiana and Mississippi. Cleco Cajun, our unregulated electric utility business, owns eight generating assets with a total nameplate capacity of 3,555 megawatts and contracts that serve nine Louisiana cooperatives, five wholesale municipal customers and one electric utility.

In business since 1935, Cleco has deep roots. For more than 85 years, Cleco has kept pace with the ever-changing energy industry to serve its customers. Our corporate office is in Pineville, La. We have offices and 1,500 employees across the state near major cities like New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport. If you like great music, food and nature, with a dash of eccentricity, then Louisiana is a good place to call home.

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