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Avangrid Manager - Business Analysis & Planning in Portland, Oregon

Manager - Business Analysis & Planning



Portland, OR, US


This position is responsible for managing the financial planning/forecasting processes for Avangrid Renewables. This position will lead all aspects of internal management reporting, SAP reporting and Cost center management, support of the external quarterly reporting as it relates to Avangrid Renewables, the creation of the annual budget, and quarterly forecasts.

  • Manage the SAP controlling module, involving daily support of operational transactional activities including end-user support and troubleshooting, system and structure maintenance, management of the Availability Control process and general oversight of the controlling module.

  • Providing monthly analysis – vs. budget, forecast and prior year – to provide qualitative and interpretative explains of the variances of the primary income statement variances (Gross Margin, O&M, depreciation, interest).

  • Manage the group’s financial reporting tools. Ownership of loading and data integrity of the reporting system (BPC) involving reconciling to the primary ledger system (SAP) and other systems of record for the monthly actual, quarterly forecast, and annual budget information.

  • Lead FP&A back office support by optimizing and automating reports and internal processes within the team.

  • Conduct assessments of business level performance as compared to business plans and goals (variance analysis vs prior year, budget and forecast).

  • Contributes on financial analysis, business analysis, and cost analysis projects under US GAAP and IFRS investment profitability and other ad-hoc initiatives.

  • Provides guidance regarding financial planning, financial information and modeling to process owner at the business level

  • Involvement in the creation of the annual budget process. Represent Control in the Operations budget cycle - covering 65 facilities and $100m of capex/opex spend – and provide detailed supporting presentations for Management review and signoff.


  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

Skills and Requirements

  • Demonstrable systems skills in both ledger and financial planning/reporting systems.

  • 5+ years’ experience in industry or role relevant to job requirements.

  • Sound understanding of US GAAP or IFRS.

  • Advanced Excel skills.

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of the corporate hierarchy on written and oral interfaces.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Skilled to work independently with management oversight.

    Preference may be given to candidates with the following:

  • Experience of intricate planning and consolidation systems (BPC preferred).

  • An additional 2+ years’ experience in industry or role similar to job requirements.

  • Energy experience.

AVANGRID employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties.

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