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Business Finance Analyst, Expert

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 19979 

Job Category : Accounting / Finance 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Finance and Risk

Job Location : San Francisco

Company

 

Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan. It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

 

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

 

Department Overview

 

The Business Finance team provides operation finance support for each business unit within a governance structure that guides business decisions, capitalizes on investment opportunities, reduces costs, and enhances operational effectiveness; Creates and drives Business Unit (BU) financial plans to meet PG&E financial objectives; Monitors and reports financial results and provides recommendations for decision making; Provides financial, operational, and regulatory decision support; Ensures compliance to financial and regulatory policies; Identifies and drives cost and productivity improvements in partnership with the Line of Business (LOB) leadership; and, serves as the Finance single point-of-contact providing financial support to LOB leadership.

 

Position Overview

 

The successful candidate will serve as the lead financial partner for the Transportation Services organization including financial planning, budgeting, reporting, forecasting, and affordability initiative support.  This includes joint-oversight of an enterprise-level Transportation Services and Annual Budget of approximately $275M Expense and $50M-$200M Capital, respectively, and spans the areas of garage operations, fuel, rentals, depreciation expense and our capital vehicle replacement programs.

 

The position will report directly to a Business Finance manager and will work closely with another Senior Analyst supporting the Transportation Services organization, as well as regulatory and operations partners across all lines of business.

 

The Expert is expected to drive business understanding within Finance, lead process, reporting and analytical improvements, and own the Transportation Services affordability initiative financial support. The successful candidate shall integrate with the client organization, and proactively work to continue our progress towards a best-in-class strategic and financial decision support function.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Planning (Long Term): Develop, advise, and integrate the business unit financial plans and performance baselines to meet the Company's long term operational and financial objectives.
  • Forecasting (Short Term): Provide timely, balanced forward looking financial assessments that capture current performance and enable nimble, value optimized operational and financial decisions.
  • Reporting & Analysis (Historical): Provide timely and accurate monthly financial visibility that objectively assesses performance, and proactive financial analytics that identify opportunities, risks, and associated resolution recommendations.
  • Affordability: Lead the financial evaluation, quantification and reporting of key business unit affordability initiatives.

     

Other Responsibilities

 

  • Process Optimization: Identify, and evaluate key processes for opportunities in effectiveness, control, and efficiency, and recommend and implement improvements.
  • Tools: Provide active engagement on the evaluation, design, and use of our critical financial toolset.
  • Governance: Implement and maintain functional governance standards and provide feedback on areas of opportunity.
  • Regulatory: Serve as the financial backbone for regulatory filings, support, and defense.
  • General:

     

    • Facilitates partner preparations for Business Performance Reviews by defining preparation schedules and preparing required documents (such as monthly ECS/variance analysis, annual budget requests, and budget prioritizations).
    • Supports 3/5-year operating plan for partners, regulatory filings and integrated planning process.
    • Helps coordinate monthly forecast process. Ensures alignment with regulatory filings.
    • Reviews cost monitoring systems to ensure that adequate controls are in place to uncover and correct erroneous charges.
    • Presents financial findings and provides recommendations to partners and Finance management. 

 

Qualifications

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Job-related experience of 7 or more years
  • Master's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Engineering or related field
  • Six Sigma / Lean experience
  • Experience working within utility industry and/or fleet organization

 

Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climage change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Company
Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation’s cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, “Together, Building a Better California” is not just a slogan. It’s the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy. 

EEO
Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland