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Financial Analyst, FES


Akron, OH, US, 44320

Job Function:  Business Analyst
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  17966

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 Analyst position is in the Sales and Marketing Group under Government Aggregation and Mass Marketing.  The Analyst will be responsible for running financial studies of potential sales offers, campaign reporting, contract management, maintaining databases, pulling reports, setting up new, renewal and supplemental offers in CRM, responding to RFPs, coordinating bids and any other support work needed to increase sales and margin in Residential and Small Commercial sector.  The analyst must be flexible, willing to learn and able to manage multiple lines of work quickly and accurately.  Technical skills are highly desired.


Responsibilities include:


  • Assisting sales representatives in bid (RFP) processes and outlining financial implications of bids
  • Tracking movement of new, renewal and supplemental bids, mailings and enrollments
  • Developing analytics and reports to track current, future and past load and revenues
  • Financial analysis of sales performance
  • Offer creation in Customer Relationship Management system
  • Delivering quality, accurate work within established deadlines
  • Recommending and implementing solutions to increasingly complex issues and assignments
  • Providing a high level of internal and external customer service, continuous support and proactive involvement with leadership and peers
  • Seeking ways to build, challenge and add value within scope of assignments
  • Anticipating and delivering results accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Owning work product after training and building on scope of learning
  • Maintaining and updating processes in department




  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Engineering, or related discipline is required  
  • Minimum of 2 - 4 years related professional work experience is required
  • Demonstrated experience or knowledge in developing reports and analyzing detailed data for meaning and value 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective working relationships with employees and external vendors
  • Strong analytical abilities, including financial analysis and data analysis
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proven track record of success in fast-paced, high-growth, independent environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word)
  • Experience with database queries or database management, ability to use basic programming skills a plus

  • Experience with Public Utilities Commissions and rules across Illinois, Pennsylvania and Ohio is desired

  • Demonstrated project management skills preferred

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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