Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
65308.00 - 91041.00 Per Year
Location:
Hastings, Nebraska
Country:
United States
Industry:
Analyst - Financial
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
ID
200520
Job Title:
PROCESS FINANCIAL ANALYST
68901

PROCESS FINANCIAL ANALYST

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

Under minimal supervision, the Process Financial Analyst is responsible for financial and data analytics of the Utilities department. Analytics will include cash flow (NPV), Return on Investment (ROI), Return on Expense (ROE), as well as economic sensitivity analysis. This individual’s role will be aligned with process improvement initiatives with a focus on standardizing key processes to reduce waste and improve customer satisfaction. This will include evaluation of key business processes with a focus on evaluating cost and cost improvement opportunities. This position will also be involved in evaluating the return on investment (ROI) and risk of various process improvement projects and evaluating the overall project portfolio. Analytical responsibilities will also extend to critical capital projects, customer utility rates development, and external customer marketing initiatives (e.g. development of renewables, capacity sales, demand-side management efforts).

QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related field, plus a minimum of five (5) years related work experience with the financial aspects of quality improvement projects, lean manufacturing, or Lean Six Sigma OR a Master’s degree plus three (3) years related experience. Strong non-degreed candidates with significant demonstrated experience may be considered.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

Provides financial analysis and data analytic support to identify individual projects to reduce variation and eliminate waste. Proficient in applying problem solving tools to real world situations to realize efficiencies

Conducts inspections and process audits and determines activity cost elements. Develops associated metrics and defines requirements and ensures that data is collected to support analysis of process costs and trends. Works with related subject matter experts to determine appropriate corrective actions. Assists in developing, tracking, reporting, and publishing Strategic Initiatives and Key Process Indicators (KPI’s) on a regular basis.

Supports the development, implementation and ongoing operations, with specific responsibility associated with the development of Project ROI and risk analysis.

Assists in driving utilization of performance data and internal and external customer feedback to ensure top issues are routinely addressed at the root cause level and on-going monitoring is in place.

Serves as a subject matter expert on best practices and processes relating to Quality Management (e.g. Lean Six Sigma, Project Management, other quality related programs)

ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

  • May serve as member of various committees.
  • Provides technical oversight and assignment, supervision, and review of work performed by project team members. May lead or guide the work of other staff engaged in similar functions and/or temporary employees.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Understands and complies with all pertinent safety standard

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

This position requires knowledge, skill or the ability to obtain skill in the following areas:

  • Lean Six Sigma, or Project Management Professional (PMP).
  • Demonstrated understanding of Lean principles, including: variation reduction, value stream mapping, just-in-time, demand flow, visual management, total productivity maintenance, Kaizen, etc.
  • Previous experience with financial analysis, data analysis, and data mining, ability to not only gather, but analyze, interpret, present information, report and communicate analyzed results to HU leadership.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to converse with employees of diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated collaboration, negotiation and conflict resolution skills. Ability to effectively handle tasks with competing priorities.

EQUIPMENT/JOB LOCATION

Proficiency in the use and operation of equipment including but not limited to the following:

Personal Computer, Word Processing Software, Data Base/Spreadsheet Software, Financial Software, Print/Copying Machines, Mobile radio, Multi-line telephone

Work is performed primarily in an office setting; however, some duties require outdoor activities in a variety of conditions and temperatures.

Noise level varies from quiet to moderate.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS (EXPOSURE TO, REGULAR USE OF, OR SUBJECT TO)

Occasionally (1%-33%)

Outside weather conditions, High or precarious places, Electrical hazards, Vibration

Constantly (67%-100%)

Computers/Monitors

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Occasionally (1%-33%)

Reaching, Reach across Midline, Far Acuity

Frequently (34%-66%) Standing, Walking, Sitting, Handling, Depth Perception

Constantly (67%-100%)

Talk, Hear, Near Acuity, Depth Perception, Color Distinction, Field of Vision

MACHINE CONTROL OPERATION

Frequently (34%-66%)

Simple Grasp, Fine Manipulation

Constantly (67%-100%)

Arm/Hand

LIFTING

Occasionally (1%-33%) Lifting/Lowering (waist level): 0-20 lbs; Lifting/Lowering (chair to floor): 0-20 lbs; Lifting/Lowering (above shoulder): 0-20 lbs; Carrying: 0-20 lbs; Pushing/Pulling: 0-20 lbs

In compliance with the Americans with Disability Act, Hastings Utilities provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

The above description is intended to describe the duties of an employee in general terms and does not necessarily describe all duties. The job description is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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