American Water Financial Analyst in Greenwood, Indiana

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Camden, NJ, the company employs over 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states and Ontario, Canada. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit www.amwater.com.

Primary Role

Position supports the financial function for a state and/or line of business. Responsible for supporting the business planning and reforecasting process, financial reporting and analysis; ratio analysis and operational metric interpretation; evaluation and modeling of new business opportunities; and collaboration with operational business partners on an ongoing basis. Functions as the liaison with state and/or line of business leaders on financial matters.

Key Accountabilities

  • Collaborate with business to understand key business drivers & operational metrics and deliver effective analysis of results.

  • Provide analytical support to all levels of management, including ad-hoc reporting.

  • Participate in budgeting & reforecasting processes. Collaborate with operational and financial business partners to develop budget assumptions and pertinent supporting schedules.

  • Support business development, including developing financial models.

  • Other special projects and ad hoc assignments.

Knowledge / Skills

  • Analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Financial analysis and modeling skills.

  • Ability to recommend and implement process improvements, work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships within finance and with all levels of management.

  • Knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (USGAAP).

  • Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint skills.

  • SAP, Microsoft Dynamics and Hyperion experience preferred.

Competencies

Functional / Technical Skills

Learning on the Fly

Organizational Agility

Problem Solving

Time Management

Experience / Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in finance, accounting or related field required.

  • 3 years of accounting/financial related experience required.

  • Regulated utility experience preferred.

Work Environment

Indoor office environment

Travel Requirements

Minimal.

Licenses & Certifications

CPA, CMA or CFA preferred.

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