Duke Energy Senior Financial Analyst - Corporate Business Support in Charlotte, North Carolina

Title: Senior Financial Analyst - Corporate Business Support Location: North Carolina-Charlotte-DE Busn Svcs-Headquarters (093) Job Number: 140578

The Sr. Financial Analyst - Corporate Business Support is responsible for accounting, financial analysis, budgeting and reporting to support the Financial Planning & Analysis Department. This position consults, and partners with, business executives and line management on financial priorities and challenges. This position will help influence and drive financial acumen across the department, and effectively communicate with senior leaders of the business who may not be financial experts. The Senior Analyst will help develop and formulate recommendations based on analyses and operational knowledge, and identify trends that result in resource allocation recommendations. Key work activities also include formulating and consolidating budgets, and developing consolidated financial information. Self directed in their work and provides strong context for decision making. Responsibilities include:

Business Consulting - Provide financial, accounting, and business management analytical support to various levels of management and customers. Effectively communicate financial information to all levels of leadership. Build financial acumen across customer group supported. Financial Budgeting, Analysis and Projections - Develop and consolidate even the most complex departmental budgets. Evaluate business unit O&M and capital variances for key drivers. Prepare financial presentations for management review, cost/status reporting, and decision making. Partner with business executives and finance team to develop year end/quarterly/monthly business unit financial projections. Serve as a resource for technical/functional expertise, guidance, and assistance for questions and problems related to financial business management. Accounting review and Internal Controls - Maintain proper business and financial processes to ensure adherence to internal controls. Prepare and review accounting journal entries including accruals and corrections. Peer Support - Support lower level analysts on teams with developing their skill sets. Special Projects – Participate as a lead or team member for various special projects or financial studies. Projects can be the most complex, and may involve research outside of the analyst's area of support . #LI-POST Qualifications: Required/Basic Qualifications :

BS/BA in Accounting/Finance, Economics, or related discipline Six (6) or more years of increasingly diverse or complex experience in related field in addition to degree Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge of accounting and finance principles, practices, and procedures to complete moderately complex assignments Experience with financial applications (i.e., PeopleSoft FMIS, Power Plant, etc.) and query tool (Business Objects) Proficient using Microsoft products such as Excel, Word, and Power Point Desired Qualifications:

Professional certification (e.g., CPA, CFA) Advanced Excel skills with Pivot Tables Experience preparing and delivering financial presentations to business executives for management review, cost/status reporting, and decision making Experience effectively communicating financial information to all levels of leadership Experience preparing and reviewing detailed budgets Strong presentation skills including the ability to train large groups of 20 or more on Financial and technical processes, ie: teaching financial acumen Energy industry experience Self-motivated. Ability to work independently and in a team environment; demonstrated initiative within current team Proficient in advanced excel skills (pivot tables, vlook-ups, etc.) Demonstrates strong analytical skills and good business acumen Demonstrates strong written and oral communication skills Ability to explain complex financial concepts Ability to understand business operations and apply business acumen to identify issues and propose innovative solutions Ability to build and maintain strong interpersonal relationships with customers at all levels within the organization, including SMC level

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