Avangrid Senior Ops Budget & Cost Analyst in Portland, Oregon
Senior Ops Budget & Cost Analyst
Company: AVANGRID RENEWABLES, LLC
Portland, OR, US
Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.
Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.
The Senior Analyst for Budget and Cost Analysis is responsible for assisting in the development, reporting, and effective review of the US Renewables Operations Budget including completing analysis on variance to Actuals to support providing information to Executive Management. Senior Analyst for Budget and Cost Analysis will support Renewable Operations & Maintenance and Commercial Operations by providing analytical support, reporting, and budgeting assistance to facilitate commercial oversight and performance management of assets in operation. The Senior Analyst will interface with many local and global departments including Technical Services, Field Operations, Asset Management, Control, Engineering, Meteorology, Field operations, Generation Control Systems, and the National Control Room.
Assist with the preparation of the annual budgeting process and quarterly forecast.
Assist with the preparation of monthly financial reporting.
Assist with the preparation of Board of Directors’ meeting presentations.
Analyze financial data and prepare to discuss with management team and business partners.
Provide monthly financial reporting to business partners.
Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, and tools.
Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools.
Prepare Ad hoc financial analysis and reports as requested.
Ad-Hoc Data Requests such as providing information used by Investor Relations and external reporting. Provide information to assist internal stakeholders and contract financial analysis for counterparty issues
Develop Self & Others
Empower to grow
Collaborate and Share
Be a role model
Focus to achieve results
Skills and Requirements
5-7 years’ experience in business finance, industry or other relevant experience.
Renewable industry preferred but not required
Bachelor’s in Accounting/Finance/Economics; MBA preferred
Strong Analytical and data gathering skills
SAP Experience desired
Strong interpersonal skills
Systems, tools and technology savvy; advanced Excel & PowerPoint
Excellent communication skills with all levels of the organization
Be able to work in a fast paced environment
Ability to identify and improve inefficiencies
Ability to foster and participate in a productive team environment by establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, managers, customers, contractors, and vendors.
Ability to analyze project risks and proactively identify solutions with a flexible, creative, and solution-focused outlook on problem solving.
Maintains effectiveness during procedural/organizational changes and when dealing with varying personality styles and tasks.
Effectively provides and receives information orally in individual and group situations. Written expression is clear, concise, and conveys the desired message.
Ability to navigate and succeed in a highly matrixed reporting structure, preferably at an international company.
Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables
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