Southern California Edison Recent Graduate: Associate Financial Analyst in Rosemead, California

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Position Overview:

The Associate Financial Analyst will be part of the Operational Finance group within the Finance organization at SCE supporting the Transmission & Distribution Operating Unit. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing research and analyses to support the effective utilization and treatment of the Company’s financial assets. Develops recommendations on long and short-term investment strategies and risk management. Devises pricing, capital expenditures and O&M expenses, and capital recovery strategies to achieve corporate financial goals. Develops models with oversight to forecast business conditions and to support Corporate and departmental decision making. Reviews and assesses impacts of changing regulations. Develops and analyzes data and writes compelling testimony and responses to regulatory agencies in support of rate, regulatory, and demand side management activities in compliance with regulatory requirements.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Gathers, documents, analyzes and draws conclusions on data and information.

  • Assists in planning analyses, presentation media/materials, and implementation strategies for less complex analysis.

  • Supports implementation of recommendations.

  • Utilizes existing models and methodologies.

  • Coordinates preparation of presentation materials and may develop materials.

  • Supports presentations given by other analysts and supervisors.

  • Applies financial modeling and formulas to data and provides advice and recommendations on decisions having minor impact on department or company.

  • Calculates unit cost, labor cost, overhead allocation, and/or contract, services and material cost needed to develop budgets, compare actual to budgeted costs to support variance analysis and forecasting with direction and supervision.

  • Builds detailed cost analysis expertise and performs cost trend analysis using historical and external data to support operational decision-making and continuous cost improvement with direction and supervision.

  • Effectively works within a team environment.

  • Builds detailed analysis and reports utilizing Excel, Word, PowerPoint, & Access.

  • Maintain a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

  • Performing other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have graduated in the past 24 months or will graduate by September 2018 with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field.

  • Must have experience with financial or quantitative analysis.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience utilizing and developing financial models.

  • Demonstrated experience with forecasting and performing cost benefit/trend analysis.

  • Demonstrated experience building reports and ability to track, analyze and maintain the accuracy and integrity of large amounts of data using Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and databases.

  • Demonstrated experience utilizing SAP.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, including identifying project needs, prioritizing multiple projects and following through all assignments.

  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and collaborate with peers, clients, management, and other organizations.


  • The primary work location for this position is Rosemead, CA

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Relocation may be available for qualified candidates.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

Job Finance / Accounting

Title: Recent Graduate: Associate Financial Analyst

Location: US-CA-Rosemead

Requisition ID: 71021383