Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A  position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

Position Summary

Responsible for providing the strategic counsel, expertise, vision and leadership for identifying, evaluating, implementing and integrating appropriate financial strategies. Develop unique methods, techniques, evaluation criteria and solutions for obtaining financial results for extremely complex problems with intangible variance factors. Provide financial direction to ensure future needs are met. Leads complex financial evaluations and analysis, manages projects and develops business solutions. Takes a leadership role in directing and providing expert consultation to Financial Analysts.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing the strategic counsel, expertise, vision and leadership for identifying, evaluating, implementing and integrating appropriate financial strategies. Oversee the gathering, analysis, preparation and summary of present and future financial budget trends and performance. Responsible for presentations to Business Area leaders and works closely with senior leadership to ensure they are effectively utilizing existing financial strategies. From a financial perspective, perform complex, confidential studies and analysis.
  • Develops and implements unique solutions to complex problems with intangible variance factors, exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criterion including interpreting accounting guidance to challenge and obtain the proper financial results.
  • Coordinate the financial analysis and support to management for the annual budget process, as well as modeling, analysis and financial support for current year and five year forecasting.
  • Leads complex projects and financial evaluations. Implements process improvements and business solutions.
  • Takes a leadership role in directing and providing guidance to and reviewing the work of Financial Analysts. Effectively manage change and assist others in managing change.

Minimum Requirements

  •  Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Accounting, Finance or related discipline.
  • MBA, CPA, or CFA preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in general financial accounting, reporting or analysis. Note: Candidates with a Master's Degree or certification such as CPA, CMA, CFA, etc or investment banking or public accounting background may be granted years of experience to reach the 6-year minimum.
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Demonstrated skills in analysis, financial and economic modeling, financial process controls and problem solving.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team and to interface with all levels of management.

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $81,000.00 to $115,866.66 per year

This position is eligible for the following benefits: Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO), Parental Leave

Benefit plans are subject to change and Xcel Energy has the right to end, suspend, or amend any of its plans, at any time, in whole or in part.

Deadline to Apply: 07/22/24

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