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Financial Forecasting Consultant Job

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis


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.



Performs independently and provides management with investment information on financial opportunities, assists with and develop external financings and compliance, investment analysis, leasing, derivatives, forecasting, regulatory testimony and filings, and modeling financial impact of corporate decisions or regulatory actions.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Provide management with investment information on opportunities, forecasts, merger and acquisition valuations, and financial strategies and recommendations on how investments will be financed. Coordinate securities issuance's including preparation of documents, due diligence, and pricing. Assist and make recommendations for appropriate hedging transactions. Maintain and develop leasing, long term debt, and credit facility compliance databases. Provide technical support to other areas within treasury and throughout the company.
  • Performs investment analysis for corporate decision making which includes: financial support and analysis for company capital review process, lease vs. buy, vendor credit analysis, risk assessments, other investment opportunities. Provides consulting services and strategic direction to business units and other Corporate areas for new opportunities and investments.
  • Perform modeling and analysis to determine financial policies, capital structure management, five year forecasting, cash forecasting, long term AFUDC rate, dividend strategy, rating agency forecasts, regulatory strategy, and presentations to the board of directors.
  • Performs research on market conditions and provides data and regulatory testimony including analysis, strategy, development and cost of capital recommendations. Assist in performing regulatory support for the rate cases, riders, and associated schedules.
  • Provides support with respect to asset management decisions related to the defined benefit and defined contribution plans, the nuclear decommissioning trust, and other employee benefit plans.
  • Performs SOX self assessments and assists with external reporting requirements.

  • Bachelor's degree with Business Administration, Finance or related discipline
  • 6 years experience in financial, investment analysis, or related field
  • Demonstrated financial modeling, consulting, planning, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of investment analysis, financial instruments and complex financial concepts
  • Ability to participate in training to facilitate skill development and to improve ability to perform more complex tasks
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Work towards or completion of MBA, CFA (Certified Financial Advisor), CPA (Certified Professional Accountant), or CTP (Certified Treasury Professional)




COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Xcel Energy requires all persons be fully vaccinated or receive a formal medical or religious accommodation prior to their start date, unless prohibited by state or local law.


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 - Minneapolis || United States (US) || CFO Organization || 70230:Financial Policy || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $77,000 to $109,666 per year

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Requisition Number: 38450

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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