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Alliant Energy Financial Analyst II / Senior Analyst / Lead Analyst in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

4523BRJob Responsibilities:

  • Participates in developing, maintaining, and modifying financial models to generate business unit level long-term forecasts or analysis with direction from a senior/lead

  • Participates in analysis of intermediate level financial data/trends including comparing forecast to actual results

  • Effectively communicates (verbally and written) intermediate level financial information to internal and external stakeholders in a concise and simplified manner. Actively listens to alternative ideas and views.

  • Participates in business planning and support analysis including economic scenario analysis, performance benchmarking, opportunity and risk assessment and research projects with direction from a senior/lead

  • Proactively works with customers to provide intermediate level strategic consulting to help achieve business goals

  • May be involved in/responsible for assisting in developing rate review filing documents

  • Seeks opportunities for different and innovative approaches to address issues or problems. Effectively supports and adapts to change in the workplace

Requisition ID:4523BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Cedar Rapids, IA, Madison, WISchedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:Looking to power up your career? If you enjoy challenges, have the drive to learn, and are passionate about the work you do we invite you to consider Alliant Energy!

What sets us apart?

  • Excellent pay and benefits

  • A commitment to career growth and development

  • A culture that embraces our core values of live safety, do the right thing, care for others, make things better, act for tomorrow, and think beyond – be bold.

  • The opportunity to make a positive impact on our local communities

We currently have a Financial Analyst II opening located in either Madison, WI or Cedar Rapids, IA. This position may be filled at the Senior Financial Analyst or Lead Financial Analyst level depending on candidate qualifications. In this position, you will perform financial and economic analyses, develop and prepare financial plans, budgets, and partner with internal customers in efficiency projects. We are seeking candidates that have experience consulting with business areas, providing recommendations, and driving business results.

Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position.Job Category:Accounting/Finance/Audit Job Qualifications:Education and Experience Requirements

Financial Analyst II

Bachelors degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance, economics or related area along with 3+ years of technical and/or professional experience is required. MBA or professional certifications may be considered for a portion of professional work experience. In the absence of a bachelors degree, 7 years of related experience is required.

Senior Financial Analyst

Bachelors degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance, economics or related area along with 5+ years of experience in security analysis, corporate finance, investment management, cash management or investor relations is required. In the absence of a bachelors degree, 9 years of related experience is required. CPA, CMA, or CFA certification preferred.

Lead Financial Analyst

Bachelors degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance, economics or related area along with 8+ years of experience in security analysis, corporate finance, investment management, cash management or investor relations is required. In the absence of a bachelors degree, 12 years of related experience is required. CPA, CMA, or CFA certification preferred.

Other Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements

Demonstrated general knowledge of financial modeling and financial planning.

Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to use computer software programs (e.g., e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and project management). Knowledge of common financial software applications preferred.

Ability to work in a diverse work environment.

*NOTE: All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To apply for this challenging opportunity, please complete our online application at www.alliantenergy.com/careers. Posting Title:Financial Analyst II / Senior Financial Analyst / Lead Financial AnalystTalent Gateway Posting Details:Bring your financial experience to Alliant Energy and you will find rewarding work and an opportunity to partner with business areas to drive business results. Applications will be accepted until a qualified pool of candidates is received.

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