This position provides support to users of Ameren’s financial suite of applications and is responsible for the project management (implementation, maintenance and administration) of the core financial systems at Ameren. Some of these systems currently include Oracle General Ledger, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE), Utilities International Planner (UIP), and Power Plant asset management.
The position validates financial information, reports, and related analyses against source data. Supports and collaborates with management to provide recommendations to business segments regarding a multitude of business requests. The Senior Analyst participates in the project implementation of complex financial systems with subsequent responsibility for the development, design and production of key reporting outputs required by the Controllers function.
Partners with cross-functional team members to identify system needs as it relates to the efficient planning, forecasting and analytical efforts to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of Ameren’s financial information, balanced with a sense of integrity and fiscal responsibility. Interprets and converts analyses into practical business decisions and support. Resources to do the job require proven analytical ability, advanced systems skills, and the ability to collaborate with peers.
Key responsibilities include:
System Interfaces and Data Integrity
Processes, Controls, Data Governance
Reporting and Analytics Support
Training and User Support
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university required. Master's Degree preferred. Three or more years of experience working on accounting-related systems on the IT or business side required. Oracle system experience preferred.
In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:
Possess a strong understanding of financial consolidation, planning, budgeting, and reporting processes and its impact on user reliance of this information. Familiarity with financial standards, methods, procedures, and classification of accounts. Familiarity with the Utility industry and/or regulatory accounting a plus. Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments and manage rapidly changing assignments in a team environment. Knowledge of systems development at a level sufficient to evaluate proposals and project plans. Ability to provide technical and/or functional guidance on financial systems. Must be able to deduce and solve problems with minimum supervision from management or business owners. Individual needs to be proactive, good communicator (oral and written), able to effectively multitask and prioritize, and needs strong computer technical skills to trouble shoot and assess key issues to address. Must possess the ability to build relationships and work effectively with business segment key stakeholders in order to understand and deliver on customer requests.
Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include a leadership assessment process. Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.