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Reporting & Financial Data Governance Consultant Job

Date: May 6, 2019

Location: MN - Minneapolis, US, 55401

Company: Xcel Energy

Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis


Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education 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 professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.



Position Summary

Responsible for the production and distribution of standard internal management reports, the execution and sustainment of master data policies, rules and standards for the Finance organization. Responsible for expanding the scope of the standard internal financial reports being delivered, enhancing efficiency of processes, managing the aggregate demand for ad-hoc reporting, and analytics to help drive business discussions and decisions.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Responsible for production and distribution of timely and accurate reports to meet internal reporting requirements. Maintains strong relationship with Business Areas and Business Area Finance to ensure reporting needs are providing valuable insights. Facilitates demand management for additional reporting or dashboard views and works with Business Systems to deploy additional reporting tools. Works to continuously improve reporting solutions.
  • Maintain and enforce data policies, rules and standards for WBS and IO master data attributes. Create master data in a manner that allows for accurate and impactful internal financial reporting. Evaluate compliance with data standard for data/reporting requests.
  • Implement reports and establish processes to monitor and enforce accurate set-up and use of financial master data. This may include development of key metrics, exception reporting, and use of available technologies to monitor or prevent non-compliance with rules and standards. Communicate results and establish appropriate accountability for resolution plans.
  • Develop and perform analytics to deliver insights to help optimize and manage financial results on overall consolidated portfolio. Develop and oversee reporting and related processes to ensure capital is monitored for compliance with corporate capital approval policy. Engage finance, business area, and operating company leadership, as needed.
  • Involved in the training of co-workers, staff members, and new employees. Fills leadership roles as needed for special projects and providing work instructions to others.
  • Develops and delivers training to finance organization or budget owners on reporting and data topics, including use of reporting tools, analysis of reporting results, master data standards or master data creation processes. Drives effective communication of changes throughout the business area, and supports change adoption.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in various related areas such as financial analysis, reporting, budgeting, accounting, and business and strategic planning.
  • Demonstrated ability to summarize and present complex financial data in an organized, concise manner as well as project management, problem solving, collaboration, and partnership capabilities.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills and follow-up.



  • Experience identifying reporting needs and working with IT to project plan and implement them.
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred.
  • Experience with SAP Business Intelligence Reporting tools and SAP financial master data and cost flows preferred.





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 || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || CFO Organization || 75465:Reporting & Fin'l Data Gov || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 18600

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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