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NRG Energy, Inc.

BUDGET ANALYST II

NRG Energy, Inc. - Nipton, CA

NRG is leading a customer-driven change in the U.S. energy industry by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation's largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. A Fortune 200 company, we create value through reliable and efficient conventional generation while driving innovation in solar and renewable power, electric vehicle ecosystems, carbon capture technology and customer-centric energy solutions. Our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at www.nrg.com. Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

Duties & Responsibilities

Include, but are not limited to the following:

*Supports and emphasizes importance of safety and environmental programs and ensures regulatory compliance *Develops and executes plans to accomplish development, regular updating, and monitoring of the Plant budget and cost forecasts *Works closely with Engineering and Project Managers on Project (RFE) cost tracking *Provides appropriate information, recommendations, and guidance to department personnel to obtain the necessary input to support the budget development and monitoring process *Creates documents, including reports, memos, graphs, charts, tables, etc *Reviews and provides input on changes in the original budget development plan *Coordinates monthly variance analysis, reviews results, reconciles actual costs with budget/forecasts, summarizes variance explanations/forecasts, and distributes the information as appropriate *Prepares journal corrections and  coordinates monthly and year-end accruals *Prepares special cost/budget reports and analyses with minimal direction at the request of department management *Understands business processes and their financial implication/impact to the Plant and Company *Generates and submits budget exception reports when necessary *Ensures all Company resources are utilized in a cost effective manner, estimates resource requirements, monitors expenditures, and reports on performance of assigned area *Coordinates with Corporate Accounting on the creation of new assets and retirement of old asset (includes working with Engineering Department on  Projects that effect asset tracking) *Work with Business Manager to track and manage the Plant Asset Inventory Log *Work with Business Manager with the development and updating of the Plant Business Plan *Work with Corporate Accounting on taxation reviews *Demonstrates employee involvement, innovative thinking, adaptation to change, responsible risk taking, customer focus, and continuous improvement *Ensures development and implementation of assigned area goals, objectives and initiatives *Promotes productivity and teamwork with open communication, timely decision making, and use of personal leadership skills to set high standards of performance *Recognizes problems and is proactive in helping to resolve them

Requirements 

     

A.  Knowledge/Skills

*Basic understanding of the processes, systems, assets, resources, key personnel, and business functions of the facility *Knowledge of power plant systems and operation *Comprehensive knowledge in functional area *Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a team environment *Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) at all levels of the organization *Ability to establish and maintain a positive and professional working relationship with all individuals *Ability to use a personal computer and associated software applications. Has understanding of our business software systems and their interfaces.  *Working knowledge of the following systems: SAP, HPM, and Outlook Soft.  Must be proficient in Excel and PowerPoint *Ability to read, create and follow written policies and procedures *Ability to read, write and understand English *Demonstrated sound business skills necessary to accomplish assigned tasks *Ability to perform as a team member or leader in a cross-functional team environment and achieve consensus decisions *Knowledge of applicable safety and environmental regulations

B.  Education/Experience

*Minimum of Baccalaureate degree in a, Accounting, Business or related technical discipline from an accredited college or university and 2 years of equivalent experience in a related field or a 2 year degree and 4 years equivalent experience in related field.

 C.  Competencies

In addition to the NRG Core Values STRIVE demonstrates the following:

*Uses and maintains technical and professional knowledge, shares that knowledge with others, and recognizes/applies new technology in a cost effective manner *Obtains and applies knowledge of competitive business practices in daily work activities and decision making *Seeks and understands the customer/client's needs and focuses on meeting and exceeding their expectations *Willingness and ability to work through all obstacles in order to get the job done. *Anticipates and accepts changes in the organization and adapts to meet the new requirements *Committed to making the workplace safe and environmentally sound *Willing to accept accountability for own decisions, performance, and behavior, as well as the performance of assigned employees

III.     Working Conditions

*Normal office environment and/or power plant environment *Work overtime and non-standard working hours as required *Requires occasional travel outside service area *Requires wearing personal protective safety equipment (respirators, safety glasses, hard hat, appropriate footwear, ear plugs, etc.) in designated areas *Requires standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, twisting, climbing stairs and ladders, and entering plant equipment to access, inspect, or collect data on plant equipment *Requires operation of a personal computer *Occasionally requires lifting as appropriate to perform duties and responsibilities

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability  Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.  Official description on file with Human Resources.

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BUDGET ANALYST II NRG Energy, Inc. - Nipton, CA, United States

   

Location: Nipton, CA

Company Profile:
NRG is a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 Company is one of the country’s largest power generation and retail electricity businesses. Our power plants provide about 47,000 megawatts of generation capacity and our retail and thermal subsidiaries serve more than 2 million customers in 16 states. In addition to our generation assets, we own and operate the following subsidiary companies