PPL Corporation Financial Analyst - EU in Allentown, Pennsylvania



Financial Analyst - EU

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Extract and deliver useful statistics and insight from financial budget and actual data in order to drive and support operational improvements and business strategies.

  2. Perform most advanced or specialized work requiring comprehensive knowledge of accounting and financial theory and principles.

  3. Prepare complex financial forecasting models using advanced modeling techniques.

  4. Responsible for developing high level analyses, recommending courses of action based on data, and presenting to Senior Management.

  5. Compiles and reviews budgets, taking into consideration actual performance, previous expenditures, and estimated expenses and income. Develops and utilizes the results from planning and financial models.

  6. Review, identify, analyze, and create detailed documentation of business process and supporting systems.

  7. May lead special projects or teams.

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Position Summary:

This position is responsible for performing analysis and developing solutions of complex financial process and technical problems with a focus on improving financial and operational effectiveness and performance. The Financial Analyst will prepare and deliver well-constructed business insights to management, lead teams on select project assignments, and enhance the overall organizational understanding of financial concepts and their impact on business decisions. The ideal candidate is a well-organized self-starter with a passion to optimize the decision making process through rigorous utilization of data.

Candidate Qualifications:

Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.

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Basic Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business with five years analytical/problem solving experience OR Master's degree with two years analytical/problem soloving experience.

  2. Experience with Business Intelligence tools such as SAS, Hyperion, Microstrategy, Tableau and Hadoop.

  3. In-depth knowledge in statistical analysis, economic modeling and data visualization.

  4. Strong analysis, research and complex problem solving skills.

  5. Proficient in MS Suite (Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) or other advanced statistical computer applications.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

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Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master’s Degree in business or a quantitative discipline.

  2. Ability to tell a story from analysis to be able to identify/solve business opportunities.

  3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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Corporate Summary:

As one of the largest investor-owned companies in the U.S. utility sector, PPL Corporation delivers on its promises to customers, investors, employees and the communities we serve. Our utilities – Western Power Distribution, Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities, and PPL Electric Utilities – provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the United States and the United Kingdom. PPL has grown from a company with customers and facilities in one region of Pennsylvania to a diverse energy company with more than 10 million customers in the U.S. and the U.K. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees around the U.S. and abroad. Be sure to follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/pplcareers LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/ppl-corporation/careers?trk=topnavcareers.