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Southern Company Budget Analyst- (Birmingham) in Birmingham, Alabama

Budget Analyst- (Birmingham)


Budget Analyst- Birmingham


This position will be part of a team responsible for the O&M and Capital Budget processes, in addition to monthly analysis and reporting at Southern Nuclear. This position will interact regularly with management regarding budgeting, reporting, and financial issues from a Southern Nuclear fleet perspective.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills )

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or similar field required. CPA, MBA, or advanced degree in one of these areas is preferred.

  • At least one year of experience in financial and accounting disciplines, including financial planning and analysis, and budgeting. 3 years of experience is preferred.

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Operational accounting, budgeting, and cost control experience (nuclear generation, transmission, distribution, manufacturing) a plus

  • Working knowledge of utility accounting and finance and knowledge of specific accounting requirements of Federal Electric Regulatory Commission (FERC) considered a plus

  • Understanding of the Southern Company business model and Alabama Power/ Georgia Power ratemaking mechanisms a plus.

  • Strong analytical, communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments simultaneously, coordinate site and corporate groups, and produce timely results in response to frequently changing business needs

  • Ability to work effectively with multiple owners and multiple organizations to ensure appropriate levels of communication, cooperation, and achievement of goals and objectives

  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office products and Southern Company financial applications (PowerPlan, SOFIA, Oracle, etc.)


Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide leadership, direction, and support for SNC’s annual O&M budget process, ensuring it is prepared and completed in accordance with SNC’s financial goals.

  • Compiling and reporting monthly analysis of actual-to-budget data and end-of-year projections that drive financial accountability

  • This position is also responsible for effective communication of budgets, projections, initiatives, and results tomanagement.

  • Support Financial and Business Operations in efforts to identify, develop and implement fleet standardization initiatives, increase efficiency, improve processes and educate personnel on accounting and cost management matters.

  • Provide analysis and support for industry benchmarking initiatives

  • Develop and maintain fleet processes to ensure consistency

  • Manage special assignments/ fleet initiatives and perform other ad hoc analysis as needed

Southern Nuclear's top priority is the safety and health of the public, our employees and the environment. We are committed to the safe operation of our nuclear generating facilities with equipment and systems that meet strict Nuclear Regulatory Commission safety and design regulations. Each Southern Nuclear employee is committed to instilling Institute for Nuclear Power Operations' "Principles for a Strong Nuclear Safety Culture" in every aspect of their responsibilities.

With 4.4 million customers and more than 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company is the premier energy company serving the Southeast through its subsidiaries. A leading U.S. producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable electricity, Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states and a growing competitive generation company, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for energy innovation, excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices that are below the national average. Southern Company and its subsidiaries are leading the nation's nuclear renaissance through the construction of the first new nuclear units to be built in a generation of Americans and are demonstrating their commitment to energy innovation through the development of a state-of-the-art coal gasification plant. Southern Company has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer and listed by DiversityInc as a top company for Blacks. The company received the 2012 Edison Award from the Edison Electric Institute for its leadership in new nuclear development, was named Electric Light & Power magazine's Utility of the Year for 2012 and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at .

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 Field: Accounting & Auditing

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

The Energy Center - 3535 Colonnade Parkway (3535Birmingham)

3535 Colonnade Parkway

Birmingham, 35243

Req ID: SNC2006066

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