Financial Analyst

Al, USA

This position is part of the team that analyzes financing options to secure capital at optimal levels and cost and supports Alabama Power Company’s and SEGCO’s financial plans by providing tactical and strategic financing assumptions This position is an integral part of the team that provides financial analysis and investment oversight for Alabama Power Company, Alabama Power Foundation, Alabama Business Charitable Trust and SEGCO. The ability to plan, prioritize and coordinate entire processes without supervision is required. This position will also support documentation and assurance that accounting controls are operating effectively, and that reporting is accurate and timely.

Financial Analysis of special projects and initiatives for Alabama Power Company is another ongoing responsibility of the Financial Management & Analysis team. This person will be a strategic business partner by providing financial expertise, modeling and analysis to assist in key decisions. They will work with intra-company project teams and multiple levels of management (i.e. the Chief Financial Officer and senior management of any of the Company’s business units) as necessary, including developing presentations for – and presenting to management.

Another key area of responsibility for this position is providing support and analysis to assist in developing regulatory strategy and filings, including those for Rates RSE, CNP and ECR that require an understanding of the overall financial impacts of regulatory strategy and rates to Alabama Power Company.

This position will contribute to the Financial Management & Analysis Department’s goals of providing superior service that assures effective internal controls, adequate liquidity is available, credit ratings are maintained, capital structure is managed, and investments are monitored for diversity, risk, expenses and returns. Process improvement is also an area of focus for this position with ongoing opportunities for professional development and innovation. Extensive use of computer applications to develop financial analyses and prepare special studies and projects is required.

Candidates that meet the below qualifications are encouraged to apply:

Education

  • BA or BS in Finance, Accounting or Economics required .

  • CFA, CPA, MBA or other advanced degree preferred.

Job Experience

  • Experience in performing financial analysis required.

  • Experience with financial modeling tools and techniques required.

  • Experience in the electric utility industry preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Understanding and application of financial and investment management principles.

  • Understanding and application of accounting principles and pronouncements (GAAP, SEC, FERC, rate-making concepts).

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Exceptional computer skills, including Microsoft products: Excel, Word, Power Point, OneNote, Power BI.

  • Experience with S&P and Bloomberg research tools a plus.

  • Exposure to SAM model.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments simultaneously and produce timely results.

  • Strong organizational and documentation skills.

  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills.

Behavioral Attributes

Positive attitude, team player, proactive, ability to work in fast-paced/high pressure environment, deals well with change, deadline oriented, customer service oriented, creative problem-solving skills, ethical business judgment, exhibits initiative and takes ownership of work, self-directed, exemplifies Our Values (Safety First, Intentional Inclusion, Act with Integrity, and Superior Performance).

Other Requirements

Some overtime and occasional travel required. This position will be a hybrid role. The successful candidate will be required to work at the Alabama Power Corporate Headquarters at least three days a week ( subject to change depending on workload ).

Alabama Power provides safe, reliable, and affordable electricity to 1.5 million customers across the lower two-thirds of Alabama.

For more information, visit www.AlabamaPower.com and connect with the company on Facebook (Facebook.com/AlabamaPower), Twitter (Twitter.com/AlabamaPower), LinkedIn (Linkedin.com/company/alabama-power), and Instagram (Instagram.com/alabamapower).

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit www.southerncompany.com.

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Identification: 4908

Job Category: Finance

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Alabama Power

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