Duke Energy Senior Financial Analyst - Transmission (Lake Mary, FL) in Lake Mary, Florida

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Position Summary

The Senior Financial Analyst - Transmission will be responsible for accounting, financial analysis, budgeting and reporting support for the Transmission Operations areas within the Financial Planning and Analysis. The role will work with business representatives at all levels, in all jurisdictions, to provide the expertise/assistance necessary for the business to achieve financial success.


  • Provide financial, accounting, and business management analytical support to various levels of management and customers.

  • Support preparation of financial presentations for management review, cost/status reporting, and decision making. Develop/generate reports, graphs and charts as requested and/or determined through analysis using PC and/or financial applications.

  • Effectively communicate financial information to all levels of leadership. Build financial acumen across customer group supported.

  • Evaluate and report business unit O&M and capital budget variances.

  • Work with customers/management to develop year-end/quarterly/monthly business unit O&M and capital projections.

  • Serve as a resource for technical/functional expertise, guidance, and assistance for questions and problems related to financial business management.

  • Maintain proper business and financial processes to ensure adherence to internal controls. Prepare accounting journal entries including accruals and corrections.

  • Actively engaged in various special projects, financial studies and/or process improvement initiatives.

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Accounting/Finance, Economics, or related discipline

  • Six (6) years of increasingly diverse or complex experience in a related field in addition to degree

  • Possesses and applies fundamental accounting and finance concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Experience with financial applications (i.e., PeopleSoft FMIS, Power Plant, etc.) and query tool (Business Objects)

  • Proficient using Microsoft products such as Excel, Word, and Power Point

Desired Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in Accounting, Business or related fields

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or similar certification (or working toward certification)

  • Experience applying GAAP accounting principles and evaluating internal controls

  • Demonstrated information technology skills: Experience with financial applications (such as PeopleSoft FMIS, Power Plant, etc.) and query tool such as (Business Objects)

  • Experience with financial compliance activities in a regulated utility environment

  • Proficient in advanced excel skills (pivot tables, vlook-ups, etc.)

  • Demonstrated analytical/problem solving skills and strong business acumen

  • Ability to understand business operations and apply business acumen to identify issues and propose innovative solutions

  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with business partners / customers at all levels within the organization

  • Self motivated. Ability to work independently and in a team environment; demonstrated initiative within current team

  • Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge of accounting and finance principles, practices, and procedures to complete moderately complex assignments


Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

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