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Lead Analyst - FP&A Investment Planning

Company:  THE UNITED ILLUMINATING C
Location: 

Orange, CT, US

Company

Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com

 

 

Long Description

he position supports the AVANGRID Networks Investment Planning for CT. This includes the planning processes that creates, manages, prioritizes, and reports on the plan for time periods as needed by the organization. This position also assists in: Monitoring financial project approvals, ensuring capital expenditure is in-line with regulatory requirements and corporate goals, and measuring and explaining variances to plan. This role contributes to the development and fostering of a continuous learning and process improvement culture.
The ideal candidate is an agile thinker, problem solver, team player, and enjoys taking on new challenges.
 
 

Responsibilities

•    Support Capital Investment Planning for AVANGRID Networks companies located in CT, including forecast development, investment portfolio decisions, variance analysis, and internal and external reporting. 
•    Assist in development of monthly governance package including: Rate base tracking, identifying potential risks, and incorporating new portfolio metrics.
•    Help define core business reporting procedures to ensure timely and effective reporting.
•    Support process improvement initiatives by analyzing business functions, gathering info, and evaluating system capabilities.
•    Monitor the control aspects of AVANGRID Networks Electric capital investments in CT, ensuring proper and timely project approvals are in place, management of portfolio targets, and tracking results.
•    Support regulatory reporting and inquiries on AVANGRID Networks capital investments in CT. This includes but is not limited to variance analysis, annual plan reporting, and management audit and rate case proceedings.
•    Work with teammates in the investment planning group and other business areas to gather, manipulate, analyze, and provide reporting of project investment data and perform variance analyses.
•    Develop and maintain effective lines of communication with AVANGRID Networks business area leaders, directors, and managers to ensure proper reflection of project forecasts to ensure proper reporting and achievement of strategic and operational goals.
 

Skills and Requirements

•    BS/BA Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering, or related field required.
•    Advanced degree or professional certification preferred.
•    Three to five years of Finance, Reporting, Analytics, or Business Management experience required.
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
•    Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
•    Computer skills including proficiency across Excel and other MS office products.
•    Self-motivated and able to work independently.
•    Ability and desire to work in a team environment & learn quickly.
•    Must haves: financial modeling, ability to evaluate financial data, trend analysis.
•    Desired: Macros, knowledge of Power BI.
•    Utility industry experience helpful, but not required.

Competencies

  • Be a role model
  • Be agile
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com

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