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FirstEnergy Corporation

Analyst III/IV - Utility Operations Finance - Akron General Office Bldg


Biotechnology General


Akron, Ohio, United States

FirstEnergy at a Glance We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger. FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to integrity, safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 3,500 megawatts. About the Opportunity This is an open position with the FirstEnergy Service Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00] This position reports to the Director, Transmission Business Services. Summary: Provide general financial activities for the FirstEnergy Transmission Business and serve as the communication link between RT Leadership, FEU Finance, Regional Business Services, and various Corporate Departments. This entails, but is not limited to: interpreting financial and operational data on an ad hoc basis to support development of financial and operational solutions, maintaining accurate management and financial reporting, consolidating RT reports, maintaining accurate forecasting for cost controls, identifying and implementing business improvements to achieve optimal financial and operational results, maintaining and reporting key performance indicators, and assisting in business plan development and establishing financial targets. Responsibilities include: - Providing support and guidance for multiple FERC filings each year and any subsequent data and discovery requests - Conducting strategic research, analyzing data and utilizing results to implement solutions - Supporting operations by helping them connect operational decisions to financial impacts - Performing financial analysis, evaluation and ad-hoc support as necessary - Conducting various forms of financial management reporting - Performing variance analysis against budgets and forecasts on a monthly/quarterly basis - Contributing to solutions and exercising sound decision making by developing alternatives and recommendations to improve work processes - Providing excellent customer service through timely and accurate information, analysis and reporting - Developing effective working relationships with employees at all levels of FirstEnergy - Understanding the financial and strategic goals of RT - Demonstrating a questioning attitude while also maintaining complete commitment to the overall success of the team Qualifications include: - Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business required, Advanced degree preferred - Minimum 4 years professional work experience required, energy industry experience a plus - General knowledge of financial statement analysis - Proficient with Microsoft Office tools, including Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Word - Demonstrate a questioning attitude to learn, produce results, and strengthen existing relationships - Desire to continue to learn, grow and work across FirstEnergy and deliver results - Excellent analytical abilities - Deliver quality, accurate work within established deadlines - Excellent written and oral communication skills - Excellent time management skills - Proficiency with SAP preferred Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time. Safety Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards. Position Classification Exempt FirstEnergy Human Resources Team