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Business Analyst


Akron, OH, US, 44320

Job Function:  Business Analyst
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  16720

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 Solutions, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [FES]




FirstEnergy Solutions Short Term Transactions is responsible for the hedging and balancing of generating assets, retail sales, physical and financial wholesale sales and purchases daily, weekly, monthly, and calendar year.


Responsibilities include:


• Coordinating and executing FirstEnergy Solutions financial and physical bi-lateral transactions within the respective Regional Transmission Organization footprint.  Assist in all position balancing functions as required.

• Managing physical and financial transactions

• Developing and maintaining standard procedure and process documentation  

• Demonstrating a sound knowledge of various researching techniques

• Possessing an in-depth understanding of applicable products

• Displaying a questioning attitude to continue to learn, produce results, and strengthen existing relationships

• Presenting excellent analytical abilities

• Ability to develop effective working relationships with external counterparties

• Delivering quality, accurate work within established deadlines

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to be a team member in any environment

• Highly motivated self-starter with a willingness and ability to learn new skills

• Well organized with ability to prioritize workload to complete duties accurately and on time

• Ability and desire to continually find a better way to solve the problem and incorporate that into improved work practices

• Ability to develop effective working relationships with external counterparts




• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related discipline is required

• The Analyst III position requires 4 – 6 years of relevant work experience in real time operations in energy trading organizations or has trading/ hedging experience in a financial institution such as banking or financial hedging group.  The Analyst IV position requires 6 – 8 years of relevant work experience.

• Familiarity with PJM eSuites, MISO Portal, OATI Tagging and OASIS is preferred

• Familiarity with MISO and/or PJM energy markets is preferred

• Proficient with Microsoft Office tools, including Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Word




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 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 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



FirstEnergy Human Resources Team



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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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