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Senior Financial Analyst

Location
Ephrata, Washington
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022
Description

Under limited supervision, this position demonstrates a high level of understanding and knowledge of financial forecasting and overall linkages of Grant PUD interaction within the financial model. Provides excellent analysis and forecasting for Senior Management ensuring Strategic Plan objectives are met, Grant PUD maintains a strong financial position, and is able to provide long term low rates to customers

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions : -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Solves financial forecast for outcomes on specific variables, run scenarios on multiple model inputs and analyze options to most efficiently achieve Grant PUD metric targets; prepare metric sensitivity reports accurately and analyze model input feeder data; communicates with potentially all Senior Managers and Executive Team effectively discussing decision recommendations, data inputs, model outcomes, and sensitivity drivers.

Forecasts key metrics for Senior Management ensuring they can see the effects of their decisions; understands impact of work as management relies on output to drive strategy and decisions; coordinates with all Grant PUD initiative and process owners that control the metrics being measured to ensure accurate analysis and forecasting; builds and consistently updates monthly forecasting and budget to actuals, incorporates intra-year updates to enable more accurate year-end financial analysis and decision making for Senior Management.

Extensively researches and builds reliable distributions around as many financial forecast variables as possible; operates stochastic forecasting through the financial forecast to deliver probabilistic forecasts for Senior Management; provides a definitive and powerful analysis and business planning tool to account for risks and opportunities within the model.

Refines and administers the Grant PUDs cash flow and budget process; provides cohesion and problem solving for budget processes which do not interface well between top-down budget goals and bottom-up project management; coordinates with groups in Grant PUD to update budget.

Collaborates and provides clear education to various groups and departments regarding budgetary decisions affecting productivity and workflow; provides clear and concise economic analysis support across District projects and initiatives allowing decision making for future funding.

Facilitates new candidate orientation including all on-boarding requirements; responsible for presenting job offers, organizing start dates, determining pay and benefits based on offered position, and initializing any and all pre-employment items and physical requirements; verifies all documents and paperwork associated with new employees.

Demonstrated commitment to Grant PUDs mission, vision, values, strategic plan and Vision 2021. The incumbent should be familiar with these organizational priorities and behave in a way that aligns with these expectations.

Understand and adhere to compliance requirements for this position that may include laws, regulations, security guidelines, Grant PUD policies & procedures.

Actively participate in all aspects of our safety program, including but not limited to:
  • Following all safety policies and procedures;
  • Alerting supervisors and coworkers to unsafe or hazardous working conditions;
  • Reporting any safety incidents or close calls within 24 hours to your supervisor; and
  • Accepting feedback from supervisors and coworkers regarding your own safety performance.
Job Requirements

Educational Requirements

Bachelors Degree minimum in the area of Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, or Economics, Masters level education a plus. Minimum 10 years experience in financial forecasting and modeling including 5 years of statistical analysis.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of Federal and State rules and guidelines; cash flow analysis and forecasting; organizational policies and procedures; department policies and procedures; municipal bond knowledge and structuring.

Skill in financial modeling, statistical analysis, and economics; cash flow analysis and forecasting; handling large amounts of data; balancing and accuracy in accounting; operating a personal computer and general office equipment; interpersonal and presentation skills including clear and concise communication both in writing and verbally.

Special Requirements

A valid State drivers license is required. Occasional travel to other District locations required.

Physical Requirements

Majority of work is performed in a standard office setting.

For a full list of requirements, the applicant/incumbent should refer to the Physical Capacity Evaluation (PCE).

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas.

Closing date to apply: February 23, 2022

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Details

  • Job Reference: 707440085-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: GRANT PUD
  • Location: Ephrata, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent