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MidAmerican Energy Company Corporate Business Support Analyst I/II in Des Moines, Iowa

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities * TheCorporate Business Support Analyst provides a wide range of financial analysis and support to business. Conducts complex research and support in areas of cost control, business performance evaluation and evaluation of capital investment decisions. Will also prepares and coordinates budgets, forecasting, cost analysis, analytical support, reporting for management and assists business partner in identifying and managing trends in the business. *Typical Duties Respond to special requests for financial data, analysis and information on current and/or proposed projects. (25%) Develop, implement and maintain models, analysis, and reports to provide accurate and timely forecasts. This includes providing and interpreting monthly variance reporting to the business. (25%) Participate in evaluating proposals and making recommendations to achieve long-range objectives. This includes leading special project work, developing, planning for, coordinating, implementing and installing new processes, initiatives, and methods. (15%) Lead the coordination and development, implementation and monitoring of annual expense and capital budgets. Reviews submittals from functional groups and analyzes for conformance with instructions and objectives. Performs detailed and moderately complex fiscal analysis on a variety of issues in support of and to facilitate budgetary decision making and provides summary recommendations to management. (15%) Develop, implement and maintain models to evaluate significant projects; provide analytical support for O&M vs. capital decisions and provide financial support the capital investment process. (10%) Provide analytical support for compilations, analysis and interpretation of data and technical input to assist in development of project planning. (5%) Provide technical direction and training on accounting issues to staff and management. This includes data validation with accounting system support. (5%) Perform any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned. (5%) Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, economics or finance or equivalent work experience. (Typically six years of related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a bachelor's degree.) 3 years of related experience for the analyst I position or 6 years related experience for the analyst II position. Effective analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills necessary to interpret economic, financial and accounting information as well as other statistical data, information or events in order to perform analysis, draw proper conclusions and make recommendations for action. Knowledge of information technology terms, equipment, systems, functions and major vendors. Strong research and analytical skills and strong attention to detail. Strong software skills in Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word. Experience with other software applications including PowerPoint, e-mail, Oracle Financials. Advanced spreadsheet and report design skills for presentation of financial and other statistical information. Strong skills in database management and query skills using standard querying tools used by the company. Leadership skills to provide guidance, direction, orientation and instruction. Ability to work within strict deadlines and handle multiple projects and with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to work with all levels of an organization including people with different styles and backgrounds; ability to work as a member of a team. Ability to establish and monitor adherence to standards. Effective oral and written communication skills. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Job: Accounting* *Organization: Corp - Finance & Accounting *Title: *Corporate Business Support Analyst I/II Location: IA-Des Moines Requisition ID: 2100684 Other Locations: United States