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Financial Systems Analyst

Company: nrg
Location: Princeton
Posted on: March 28, 2024

Job Description:

At NRG, we're bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at . Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.Job Summary: - The Systems Analyst position is a key role within the Financial Systems group acting as the Subject Matter Expert across various business planning systems. The position will play an important role in managing the support of financial budgeting and forecasting application, with focused responsibility in data governance, testing, end user support and training. This position will work closely with our IT Support group and the Financial Planning & Analysis (FPA) team across all business units.Essential Duties/Responsibilities:The role requires a thorough understanding of financial planning and forecasting processes and financial systems:

  • Working knowledge on FPA systems or similar applications used for forecasting/budgeting
  • Work with regional FPA teams and business units to define scalable technology solutions to planning business processes by collecting and translating business needs to requirements for IT
  • Assist in development tasks, creating test scripts, reports, outline design, and assist in resolution of system related issues
  • Develop training materials and deliver end-user training, liaison between FPA and IT
  • Analyzing existing FPA systems and business models in supporting end users and administrators with data governance and system updates
  • Update/build Excel template to automate metadata workflow using VBA
  • Provide or require responsible parties to offer root cause analysis for any systems or process issue; ensure remediation plans are devised, discussed and agreed upon that result in permanent resolution of issues
  • Development of performance reports using Smart View and other ad hoc analysis
  • Building validation and quality control checks to proactively identify discrepancies in any of the system interfaces
  • Implement best practices for scalability, supportability, ease of maintenance, and system performanceWorking Conditions:
    • Hybrid schedule, 3 days on site, 2 days remote. Office is based in Princeton, NJ
    • Open office environment
    • Some overtime may be required as special projects arise
    • Minimal travelMinimum Requirements:
      • Bachelor degree in Finance or a business discipline
      • 1 - 3 years' experience in Financial Planning & Analysis function for large company
      • Advanced knowledge on MS Office suite, with Excel VBA
      • At least one year experience with IT systems including testing and validating processes, business rules, scripts, and aggregations
      • Experience with metadata management (i.e. Essbase outline, dimensions, hierarchies, etc.)Preferred Qualifications:
        • 1 - 3 years' experience in Financial Planning & Analysis function for large company preferably in the Energy sector participating in annual budgeting, monthly forecasting, and management reporting activities
        • Oracle's cloud based Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Workforce Planning, and Essbase preferred or any of the major forecasting/Budgeting applications (i.e. OneStream or Anaplan)Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
          • Detail oriented, with good analytical and problem solving skills, and experienced with budgeting, forecasting and reporting using Hyperion Planning preferred
          • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to translate technical concepts and present effectively to non-technical audience
          • Ability to work independently and complete responsibilities with little supervision, yet work well in fast-paced, team oriented culture with tight deadlines
          • Must collaborate and work effectively in a fast-paced team environmentPhysical Requirements:
            • Majority of work performed on a personal computer in a seated positionWhy NRG is a great place to work:
              • Great company culture!! Voted as a BEST employer by Forbes
              • A competitive total compensation package, including annual incentive and/or commission
              • Stock Purchase Plan -
              • Benefits on the first day of employment - -Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Short Term Disability, Wellness program, etc. - -
              • Company-paid life insurance and disability insurance
              • 401 (k) plan to help save for retirement
              • Numerous discounts, including electricity discounts on NRG brandsIf you reside in or intend to work remotely from California, Colorado, New York or Washington State, you may contact Careers@nrg.com for compensation information related to this position and other information as required by applicable law. Please include the job title in your request.#LI-SS#CB-SS** No Outside Recruiters or Agencies **NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. -To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/DisabilityEEO is the Law Poster -(The poster can be found at )Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.Official description on file with Talent.

Keywords: nrg, Trenton , Financial Systems Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Princeton, New Jersey

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