Analyst, Financial II, III or Sr.

Atlanta, GA

JOB SUMMARY

This position is to provide financial services to support the goals and objectives of the Financial Planning and Analysis department of Southern Company Gas. The focus is on value creation by engaging in analysis, identification of issues, support of the Financial Plan and implementation of strategy with timely and accurate management reporting.

This position may be filled as Financial Analyst II, III, or Senior. Individuals who demonstrate advanced skills in terms of work experience, education, and certifications may be eligible for the more advanced position.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES BY COMPETENCY

Functional Expertise:

· Assist in maintenance and preparation of corporate 5-yr Financial Plan and annual budget.

· Assess financial performance against target, including risks and opportunities to the Plan.

· Maintain and assist in development of corporate UI Financial Model, along with other financial models and tools (including excel and Oracle Planning).

· Develop and execute strategies to meet the company’s overall financial objectives.

· Assist in Treasury related activities including liquidity forecasting, issuing long-term debt and rating agency metric analysis.

· Develop management presentations to communicate to various financial updates.

· Support rate case preparation and regulatory strategy.

· Assist with the development of the company’s capital forecast.

Business Acumen:

· Analyzes financial and non-financial data to help drive business decisions.

· Articulates results, variances and key drivers effectively.

· Develops recommendations and alternatives to meet objectives.

· Demonstrates knowledge of the business and industry in analyses.

· Understands basics of capital expenditure forecasting.

Engagement:

· Fosters relationships with managers, peers, customers and is a team player.

· Communicates effectively with all levels of business.

· Influences business decisions by sharing analyses and expertise.

Driving Results:

· Monitors results versus plan and works with business leaders to achieve desired results.

· Identifies process and areas for improvements.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Certifications/Licenses:

Required:

· BS/BA degree in Finance, Engineering, Accounting, Business or other requiring application of analytical techniques.

Preferred:

· Energy company experience.

Related Work Experience:

FINANCIAL ANALYST II – GRADE 3

Required:

· 1+ year experience in financial planning, financial analysis, regulatory planning, and/or financial strategy/valuation or related fields.

Preferred:

· Utility, natural gas or other energy industry experience.

FINANCIAL ANALYST III - GRADE 4

Required:

· 2+ years experience in financial planning, financial analysis, regulatory planning, and/or financial strategy / valuation or related fields.

· Experience with financial analysis / valuation models (Excel or database-driven models) and the ability to troubleshoot issues.

Preferred:

· Basic understanding of utility Finance (revenue requirements) and/or capital forecasting.

· Utility, natural gas or other energy industry experience.

SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST - GRADE 5

Required:

· 3-5 years experience in financial planning, financial analysis, regulatory planning, and/or financial strategy / valuation or related fields.

· Experience with financial analysis / valuation models (Excel or database-driven models) and the ability to troubleshoot issues.

Preferred:

· Thorough understanding of utility Finance (revenue requirements) and capital forecasting.

· Utility, natural gas or other energy industry experience.

Applicant may possess a combination of equivalent education and work experience.

Specific Skills & Knowledge:

Required:

· Ability to handle multiple projects with changing priorities.

· Ability to work independently yet keep management informed as appropriate.

· Intermediate proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint.

· Strong analytical and financial modeling skills.

Preferred:

· Basic understanding of UIPlanner Financial Model

· Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

· Current hybrid work model with 2-3 days in the office; conditions may change due to business needs.

Disclaimer: This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees in the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

About Southern Company Gas

Southern Company Gas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE:SO), America’s premier energy company. Southern Company Gas serves approximately 4.2 million natural gas utility customers through its regulated distribution companies in four states and approximately 600,000 retail customers through its companies that market natural gas. Other nonutility businesses include investments in interstate pipelines and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. For more information, visit southerncompanygas.com .

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: 6445

Job Category: Finance

Job Schedule: Full time

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