Senior Financial Planning & Analysis Specialist
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 9, 2021
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About The Position
The Senior Financial Planning & Analysis Specialist position is
responsible for providing oversight and leading the Digital/IT
planning process to identify the Digital investments to enable
Ameren's Digital transformation. This position is part of the
Digital Strategy organization, leading the Digital capital
investment planning process building out a robust five year
strategic, business outcome driven integrated long term plan. The
position will analyze, prepare, and report financial and
performance insights to Digital and Ameren Management.
Key responsibilities include:
- Support, collaborate, and challenge Ameren functions to ensure
optimal Digital portfolio investments of ~$1B over the next five
years to be presented to senior leaders on a routine basis.
Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency,
transparency, and accuracy utilizing internal and external
(benchmarking) best practices.
- Proactively execute activities, provide support and collaborate
with Digital Leaders in matters of capital and O&M governance
and analysis to include: forecasting, cost tracking, communication
with internal and external stakeholders.
- Support, develop, and present recommendations to Digital and/or
Business Leaders regarding financial forecasting and actual spend.
This may include challenging existing processes to improve and
ensure consistent practices from all functions.
- Prepare ad-hoc analysis and investigate issues brought forth by
Digital and/or Business Leaders related to financial
- Assist in the preparation of materials to get project approvals
(e.g. business case development, documentation for Work Order
- Lead continuous improvement initiatives with Digital's PMO,
Demand Planning, and Financials organization
- Prepare documentation for Board presentations, business line
leader discussions, and Digital leader meetings.
- Analyze business intelligence information using a variety of
internal Ameren systems and the Microsoft Office Suite.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Economics,
Engineering, Computer Science or related field from an accredited
University required. CPA, CFA, MBA or similar advanced degree in
business, finance, or economics preferred. Five or more years of
relevant professional experience required (e.g. accounting,
financial reporting, analysis or modeling, and business planning).
Experience in IT/technology and financial planning preferred.
In addition to the above qualifications, the successful
candidate will demonstrate:
Detailed understanding of capital planning, corporate finance,
forecasting, investment concepts, practices and methods. Strong
analytical, problem solving, decision-making, strategic thinking,
and planning skills. High level of accuracy and attention to
detail. Advanced financial, statistical, and quantitative modeling
skills. Ability to take initiative, collaborate and lead. Strong
business acumen and ability to see the big picture. Excellent
communication (written/verbal), interpersonal, and presentation
skills to effectively interface with and influence
internal/external contacts. Project and vendor management skills.
Advanced proficiency with MS Office, especially Excel.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military
service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status
protected by law.
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