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Financial Analyst, FES, Akron


Akron, OH, US, 44320

Job Function:  Finance
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  20286

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].


The Financial Analyst (Analyst) will assist in the preparation of the Company's monthly financial statements and provide analysis and explanations versus the business plan.  In this role, the analyst will also support ongoing internal and external reporting requirements.  They will support the Manager of Financial Reporting & Planning as it relates to the Company's business planning process, maintaining and updating the integrated 3-statement model, assistance with existing asset scenario planning, as well as other miscellaneous ad hoc analyses and tasks to support the Company's operational performance.  The analyst will also assist in creating and providing recommendations to executive level management.


Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in the preparation of key financial statement reports including monthly Financial Statements, monthly Board reporting, and on-going management reporting (daily, weekly, monthly, etc.)   
  • Supporting the Manager of Financial Reporting & Planning in various areas including: business plan forecast, integrated 3-statement model, reporting variances to forecast, and reporting results to internal and external constituents
  • Supporting the execution of special projects as required by Management


Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting or related discipline required
  • Minimum 2 years relevant work experience required. Relevant work experience will include knowledge of business plan forecasting, management and board reporting, and preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience in financial business planning and analysis
  • Working knowledge of data analytical techniques using statistical, comparative, and evaluative models preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, specifically MS Excel (advanced formulas and macro experience is a plus)
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to work well within a team environment
  • Willingness to learn




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.

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FirstEnergy Human Resources Team

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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