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Southern Company Financial Analyst (Plant Barry) in Bucks, Alabama

Financial Analyst (Plant Barry)


Financial Analyst

Alabama Power Company

Financial Planning and Budget

This position is responsible for developing, coordinating, and monitoring all capital and O&M financial activities at Plant Barry including the accounting, budgeting, and financial reporting processes; assisting in the operational business process; and analyzing cost in a manner useful to management for decision making.



  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of accounting, finance, economics or another business-related field required.


  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint required.

  • Ability to make recommendations to management based on financial trends and projections.

  • Understanding of budgeting, cost tracking and financial projection techniques and methods.


  • Excellent analytical, accounting, budgeting, and creative problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Personal ownership, initiative and leadership.

  • Ability to work independently, as well as under direct supervision or in a team environment.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple assignments with changing priorities.


  • Provide financial analysis and support to the Plant Lead Team.

  • Develop ten-year capital budgets with the assistance of key stakeholders including Plant System Owners, Engineers and Management.

  • Research and report monthly/yearly actual to budget variances and trends to plant management and corporate support.

  • Provide quantitative analysis and financial evaluation capital expenditures.

  • Support regulatory data requests and audit requests.

  • Support APC Generation Corporate and Financial Planning on capital assignments such as GWO monitoring, unitization of major assets, and other special projects.

  • Play a key role in implementing and adopting Enterprise Foundations

  • Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement, sharing best practices, and business learning opportunities to support successful implementation and adoption of Enterprise Foundations

  • Building strong working relationships with internal and external business partners to develop a deep understanding of the business

Alabama Power provides the valuable combination of competitive prices, reliable electricity supply and unparalleled service to 1.4 million homes, businesses and industries in the southern two-thirds of Alabama.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Finance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-Mobile Area-Bucks

Operating Company: Alabama Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

APC - Plant Barry - 15300 Highway 43 North (15300BUCKS)

15300 Highway 43 North

Bucks, 36512

Req ID: APC2006639