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Financial Consultant - Nuclear Job

Location(s): MN - Monticello; MN - Minneapolis; MN - Welch


Do you have the attention to detail and commitment to safety needed for a successful and rewarding career in the field of nuclear power? We’re looking for people who are looking to grow their career with a company that maintains one of the safest nuclear fleets in the nation. If that describes you, we’d like you on our team.



During COVID-19 Pandemic this position may require the ability to temporarily work remote within the company service territory until company protocol dictates return to the office criteria has been met. Telecommuting Policy: A plan has been created to officially rollout a hybrid work-from-home option that will take effect when it is safe to move forward to return to the workplace. This position will participate in this new policy.

This work site for this position may be Monticello, MN, Prairie Island, MN or Minneapolis, MN (downtown office). Occasional travel required to all three locations (including nuclear facilities). 


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 seven years experience in general financial accounting, reporting or analysis.
  • 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.


Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with SAP or a similar ERP system
  • Experience in power generation or manufacturing
  • Expereince working cross-functionally with various technical teams


A condition of employment will be successfully obtaining and maintaining General Security Clearance and a Nuclear Security Clearance for unescorted access to Xcel Energy nuclear plants including successful completion of nuclear General Access Training (GAT) and the nuclear security screening process (typically consists of an alcohol/drug screen, a criminal history check, a psychological assessment, initial credit and background investigation and periodic credit & criminal history checks).






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.


Posting Notes:  MN - Minneapolis || MN - Monticello; MN - Minneapolis; MN - Welch || United States (US) || CFO Organization || 75660:Nuclear Finance || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $72,100 to $102,433 per year

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Requisition Number: 30628

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