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Business Analyst - mobile

Location: 

Fairmont, WV, US, 26554

Job Function:  Business Analyst
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  68104

FirstEnergy at a Glance


We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers’ lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.
 

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to integrity, 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 regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 3,500 megawatts.


About the Opportunity

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

The position reports to the Supervisor, Customer Service Systems.

 

This position is primarily responsible for proving billing and controls support related to FirstEnergy’s Smart Meter implementation efforts. Support included establishing billing practices, drafting procedures, attending workshops, creating test plans and data, performing testing, implementing controls, and resolving issues. This position will work closely with other customer service groups, SMIP, Meter Services, Meter Reading, Rates, and IT to ensure a seamless integration of smart meters into FirstEnergy's billing system. This role may also be responsible for other non-Smart Meter Billing and Customer Service Controls activities.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Developing queries using SQVI, SQL, SAS, TOAD, Qlikview for assisting with day-to-day business and for ad-hoc requests.
  • Developing and maintaining business tools and solutions using one or more of the following: Excel, SQVI, SQL, SAS, TOAD, Qlikview (e.g. - using Visual Basic to extract SAP data (SQVI reports) and run queries and update Excel reports).
  • Acting as a liaison between IT and SMIP Project using advanced knowledge of all aspects of billing (account setup, meter, tariffs) to ensure SAP can bill accounts with smart meters
  • Attending workshops/meetings as the Business representative to convey the needs of the Business for SAP changes
  • Coordinate all aspects of testing (Create test plans, implement, review results, identify issues/defects found and follow up on resolutions)
  • Identify and resolve issues as they arise
  • Create documentation for new processes
  • Assist in creating training documents
  • Developing and leading process improvement efforts
  • Using knowledge of tariffs and commission rules to help implement changes to current practices as needed
  • Responding to requests from various departments
  • Ability to map processes and identify potential risks involved
  • Ability to recognize and implement process improvements
  • Managing multiple assignments with varying delivery timelines

 

Qualifications at the Business Analyst level include:

 

  • Two-year or four-year degree in a related discipline is preferred, along with minimum 4 years relevant work experience required. In lieu of degree, minimum 7 years relevant work experience will be required. Relevant work experience will include strong analytical skills with intermediate technical ability and a strong customer service focus
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with process mapping software preferred
  • Ability to lead, plan, and organize multiple program initiatives
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, VISIO, PowerPoint). Expert in Excel
  • Knowledge of SAP, SAS/TOAD, and scripting preferred
  • Effective interpersonal communications skills to aid in working across the organization
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of SOx principles a plus
  • Ability to recognize and implement process improvements
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to map processes and identify potential risks involved

 


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 

 

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