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Analyst, Revenue and Cash Management - Akron, OH

Location: 

Akron, OH, US, 44320

Job Function:  Business Analyst
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  19555

FirstEnergy at a Glance

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 5,000 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FirstEnergy Service Co., a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.  [SC00]

 

This position will support the operational, budgeting, and reporting functions for FE Products providing accurate and actionable analysis for the business unit. The role will collaborate with the operations, products and marketing teams to ensure that the business unit effectively communicates the forecasts, results and variance. This individual must develop effective relationships to gather information, develop thoughtful conclusions, and influence decision making.

 

It reports to the Supervisor, Revenue and Cash Management and is located at the Corporate Office in Akron, Ohio.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist FEP in researching and developing profitable product and services.
  • Initiate or support projects that improve processes or increase visibility to the underlying data, sales trends and pricing impacts.
  • Assist with the coordination of a timely and accurate closing, budgeting, & forecasting cycle for operations, products and sales related aspects.  
  • Maintain billing and accounting controls related to FEP Operations.
  • Provide daily/weekly/monthly operational result and analysis against forecasting for products.
  • Work alongside the products teams to develop P/L’s and pro forma’s to determine profitability of products.
  • Perform reviews of new and existing products to determine impact to the business operations, controls, and systems. 
  • Support product management through financial reporting to grow margin.
  • Drive best practices and consistency in reporting across segments.
  • Identify key drivers of Actual vs Forecast variances.
  • Work with stakeholders to understand the use and value of information currently produced.
  • Work with IT to translate business requirements in creating IT system functional specification documents, and create test plans for system implementations and upgrades
  • Work cross-functionally across FE with employees at various levels to develop effective working relationships and achieve organizational objectives

 

  Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related fields required
  • Minimum 4 years relevant work experience required.  Relevant work experience will include general work with accounting close, financial reporting, SAP transactions, and/or project management.
  • Knowledge of Qlikview report development
  • Proficient in FirstEnergy’s Budgeting and Internal Reporting Processes
  • Understanding of UIPlanner
  • Knowledge and understanding of FE/FEP business operations
  • Knowledge of FE’s ERP system (SAP)
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Business and financial acumen
  • Background knowledge of the electric industry, deregulated electric markets and consumer products markets
  • Project management experience for small to medium size projects
  • Strong analytical skills with exceptional and consistent attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work cross functionally
  • Questioning attitude and willingness to make recommendations when process and system improvements are needed
  • Positive attitude and proactive behavior
  • Strong organization skills with ability to multi task, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word).  Working knowledge of database query tools and related enterprise resource planning (ERP) packages.

 

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Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at www.firstenergycorp.com to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.

Safety

Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification

Exempt 

 

FirstEnergy Human Resources Team


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