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Lead Analyst - FP&A Investment Planning (NYSEG 70701) Binghamton, NY in Binghamton, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

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Publication date: 08.02.2019REFERENCE: 5109244901


Company: AVANGRIDDepartment: Investment PlanningJob Title: Lead FP&A Analyst, Investment PlanningLocation: Binghamton, NY

Cross Company Responsibility: Y

Business and DepartmentNYSEG-NY-Binghamton ECCVestal,NY



Responsibilities of the Investment Planning Team encompass a full range of forecasting, budget management, andinvestment analysis activities. The Lead FP&A Analyst performs these functions to manage the portfolio ofoperating companies within a particular state(s). This role takes a cross-section of all the functional business linesand reviews the larger portfolio in relation to planned spend and regulatory commitments of that Company(s). Thisrole acts as a key contributor to the overall success of meeting the target portfolio by Operating Company and thissuccess requires depth and breadth of experience to interpret business situations, assess issues, recommendcourse corrections, and implement best practice process improvements. A successful candidate will embraceopportunities to take on new challenges and be comfortable leading and motivating their peers. Additionally, thecandidate has excellent analytical skills, a strong work ethic and an ability to self-task based on a desired outcomerather than step by step instruction.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

1. Monitor and control the portfolio of capital projects attributable to a group of operating companies within aparticular state(s). This includes creating an initial plan, assessing trends, validating forecasts, tracking regulatoryapprovals, identifying gaps and recommending course corrections. This is the key person responsible for thecross-sectional view of the operating company and understanding the implications on changes to regulatory andplan performance. This is critical role in rate case preparations and rate case decision implementation and

adherence as it relates to the capital portfolio. (30% P)2. Leads planning, project teams, sponsors, and executives in discussions regarding the operating companyperformance and provides recommendations involving ideation of projects, change controls and prioritization of thecapital project portfolio to align forecasts with regulatory approvals and commitments. Requires weighing competingfactors, presenting scenarios, and resolving gaps in the portfolio to identify and solve most often complex problems.(20% P)3. Measures compliance to goals, guarantees approvals are in place,realigns business area targets, and reports onthese measures and metrics to senior executives. Determines how and when funds should be reallocated betweenportfolios and identifies potential risks. Ensures spending occurs at the appropriate operating company and balanceis maintained as projects are introduced, changed and deferred. (10% P)4. Recognizes and recommends innovative process improvements and best practices to resolve business area andplanning issues. Incorporates the use of new or enhancement of current tools to accomplish process improvementsto increase efficiency, accuracy, and timeliness. (10% S)5. Communicates with business area leaders, executives, project teams, and peers to understand issues andpropose resolution. Builds rapport, actively listens, and creates an atmosphere of approachability to facilitateinformation sharing. May be required to present monthly results and projections, discuss issues and agree tocourse corrections. (10% P)6. Plans and organizes own work day and tasks working without direct supervision to initiate change to workpractices or policies or their own personal working style, understand the operational environment and adaptaccordingly, and act proactively and with integrity. (10% P)7. Understands, applies and ensures compliance with project management practices and standards. Possess theability to assess current project status, implement tracking metrics, and assess the effects on portfolio. (10% S)



Education & Experience Required:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, finance, business, or related field required. Certified Public Accountant (CPA),Project Management Professional (PMP), or MBA preferred. Seven years of experience in finance, accounting,project management, engineering or related field.


Proficiency in SAP (required) and project portfolio management systems (preferred).Must have excellent analytical skills, top tier Excel and PowerPoint skills and strong leadership skills. Candidatesshould have broad experience leveraging their analytical expertise in a wide variety business situations and feelcomfortable using this expertise to help other team members. Utility experience preferred.

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AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualifiedindividuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discriminationagainst all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action toemploy and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or locallaw. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard torace, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

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