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New York Power Authority Senior Budget Analyst in White Plains, New York

Summary

Provide guidance and support in planning, budgeting, monitoring and the study of business issues for NYPA O&M and Capital budgets, for a facility or department in a Business Unit.

Oversee or assist in the implementation of budget policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, prepare, review and analyze increasingly complex business unit and departmental budgets.

  • Provide data to assist in the preparation of establishing the basis of estimates and assumptions of O&M targets, capital forecasts and plans.

  • Provide planning assistance to budget preparers in development of budget submittals.

  • Monitor actual performance against budgeted activity, investigate variances and prepare monthly financial analysis.

  • Promote cost-conscientiousness and strategic allocation of resources.

  • Establish and maintain a close relationship with department budget liaison.

  • Assist team to plan, prepare, administer, review and analyze any request for capital expenditure authorization.

  • Participate in budget related committees and task forces that will issue policy, structure and/or resource recommendations with limited scope.

  • Advise in business plan development.

  • Provide expertise and be a resource to junior staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of budgeting, cost analysis, and financial analysis.

  • Problem-solving skills with the ability to identify, quantify data and utilize information to make recommendations that support business strategy and cost reduction efforts.

  • Strong verbal, written and presentation communication skills.

  • Strong consulting and negotiating skills to influence budget reductions.

  • Ability to understand internal stakeholders, their business plans, their link to the NYPA mission and strategic results, and how the budget team supports them.

  • Provide budgetary expertise to inter-departmental teams and task forces dealing with budget related matters.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Word, PowerPoint, and creating Excel pivot tables, v-lookups, macros, advanced charting functions, etc.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Master’s degree is preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in accounting, audit, budgets, or financial planning.

  • Experience with enterprise resource planning software (e.g. SAP) environment is required.

Physical Requirements

The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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