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Southern California Edison Senior Advisor, Strategic and Financial Analysis in Rosemead, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Senior Advisor, Strategic and Financial Analysis at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you will report to our senior manager of project analytics and lead the financial analysis and justification of large capital projects or programs. You will work closely with our operating units, such as Transmission & Distribution, to develop business cases and investment justifications as part of SCE’s capital review and approval process.

As a Senior Advisor , your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Interact independently with leaders across the company to provide guidance and lead the financial evaluation and development of business cases for capital projects and programs.

  • Apply strong critical thinking, problem solving, technical knowledge, and leadership to challenge business assumptions and drive decisions and analysis to support business cases.

  • Coordinate and ensure the appropriate involvement from various subject matter experts and support organizations across the company.

  • Lead various cross-organizational initiatives such as developing key financial metrics and governance, cost benefit realization framework, and other cross functional initiatives.

  • Routinely present recommendations to the division VP and CFO as required.

  • Business Case Analysis: Lead the financial evaluation and development of business cases for capital projects or capital program reviews that have a major financial or operational impact to the operating unit or company. This responsibility includes determining and pursuing courses of action necessary to obtain desired results and influencing counterparts in operating units during capital reviews.

  • Problem Solving and Decision Support: Identify and manage resolution of complex issues, developing least cost or cost benefit analysis as appropriate. Will interact independently with leaders across the company to drive decisions and analysis to support investment justification. Issues typically require innovative solutions and multiple scenario analyses.

  • Ad-hoc Financial Analysis: Provide and/or oversee financial analysis support for corporate financial strategy and other corporate initiatives. Provide leadership on cross-functional teams on planning activities that have significant financial impact or risk to SCE. Represents Finance with other departments, and/or other parties as required. Acts as a key consultant to senior management on financial issues. The senior advisor may also be asked to lead other financial initiatives seeking affordability savings across the company.

Qualifications

The essentials

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Engineering, or related discipline.

  • Ten or more years of experience in the field of business, financial, or strategic planning and analysis or similar.

The preferred

  • Project Management experience.

  • Advanced PowerPoint and Excel skills.

  • Demonstrated experience in complex problem solving and critical thinking.

  • Excellent verbal and written presentation skills including ability to communicate analyses and recommendations in a simple, logical, and succinct manner to senior management.

  • Ability to successfully navigate ambiguous or uncertain situations, work well under pressure, adjust to changing priorities, organize a heavy workload, work well in a team environment, and perform with minimal supervision.

  • Experience working in a regulated environment.

  • Experience leading projects and working with cross-functional teams, effectively collaborating with peers, management, and other organizations.

  • Strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, interpersonal skills, communication, and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.

  • Background in corporate finance, financial analysis, and critical thinking to identify and clearly communicate the resolution of unusually complex issues with innovative solutions.

  • Understanding of utility business model and how various financial decisions affect customers and shareholders.

  • Process Improvement experience: Lean Six Sigma certification or equivalent field work.

You should know

  • Visit our Candidate Resource (https://www.edisoncareers.com/page/show/Candidate-Resources) page to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email.

  • Relocation may apply.

About SCE

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. #LI-MM1

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