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Financial Reporting Analyst

Calpine. - Houston, TX

Responsible for supporting accounting in developing and providing timely, accurate internal financial reports, data analytics, and analysis of current and future financial trends to assist in the close process and improving the organization’s overall financial stability


- Prepare gross margins supporting the month-end accounting close

- Prepare post-accounting close financial analysis, including accounting variances to forecast and budget, accounting estimate to actual reconciliation, and identification/explanation of key variance drivers

- Develop internal financial reporting and data analytics for management supporting intra-month reporting requirements, including monthly reforecasts, regulatory reporting, accounts receivable and bad debt activity, quarterly financial disclosure reporting, and ad hoc reporting to support discreet business initiatives

- Support the intra-month and month-end accounting process directly (i.e., preparation and booking of gross margin journal entries, account reconciliations, financial reporting disclosure preparation)

- Test and maintain the accurate and efficient functionality/performance of critical systems supporting the back office accounting and finance functions (commodity risk management, ISO, and retail billing systems)

- Increase productivity by identifying opportunities for and executing implementation of continual automation of back office processes


 2 - 4 years accounting/finance work experience (potentially less if strong excel/database proficiency coming in)

 Experience in financial reporting and analysis preferred

 Industry experience desirable


 Advanced MS Excel skills

 Ability to communicate concisely and effectively

 SQL/VBA database skills desired

 Ability to support the accounting/finance department as needed

 Knowledge of derivative and mark-to-market concepts desirable

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Location: Houston, TX

Company Profile:
Calpine Corporation is helping meet the needs of an economy that demands more and cleaner sources of electricity. Founded in 1984, Calpine is a major U.S. power company, capable of delivering more than 29,000 megawatts of clean, reliable and fuel-efficient electricity to customers and communities in 20 U.S. states and Canada. The company develops, constructs, owns and operates a modern and flexible fleet of low-carbon, natural gas-fired and renewable geothermal power plants. Using advanced technologies, Calpine generates electricity in a reliable and environmentally responsible manner for the customers and communities it serves.