Essential Functions: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Solves financial forecast for outcomes on specific variables, run scenarios on multiple model inputs and analyze options to most efficiently achieve Grant PUD metric targets; prepare metric sensitivity reports accurately and analyze model input feeder data; communicates with potentially all Senior Managers and Executive Team effectively discussing decision recommendations, data inputs, model outcomes, and sensitivity drivers.
Forecasts key metrics for Senior Management ensuring they can see the effects of their decisions; understands impact of work as management relies on output to drive strategy and decisions; coordinates with all Grant PUD initiative and process owners that control the metrics being measured to ensure accurate analysis and forecasting; builds and consistently updates monthly forecasting and budget to actuals, incorporates intra-year updates to enable more accurate year-end financial analysis and decision making for Senior Management.
Refines and administers the Grant PUD’s cash flow and budget process; provides cohesion and problem solving for budget processes which do not interface well between top-down budget goals and bottom-up project management; coordinates with groups in Grant PUD to update budget.
Collaborates and provides clear education to various groups and departments regarding budgetary decisions affecting productivity and workflow; provides clear and concise economic analysis support across District projects and initiatives allowing decision making for future funding.
Demonstrated commitment to Grant PUD’s mission, vision, values, strategic plan and Vision 2021. The incumbent should be familiar with these organizational priorities and behave in a way that aligns with these expectations.
Understand and adhere to compliance requirements for this position that may include laws, regulations, security guidelines, Grant PUD policies & procedures.
Actively participate in all aspects of our safety program, including but not limited to:
- Following all safety policies and procedures;
- Alerting supervisors and coworkers to unsafe or hazardous working conditions;
- Reporting any safety incidents or close calls within 24 hours to your supervisor; and
- Accepting feedback from supervisors and coworkers regarding your own safety performance.
Bachelor’s Degree minimum in the area of Finance, Business, Economics or related field. Master’s level education a plus. Minimum Five (5) years’ experience in accounting, budget/forecasting, and/or risk management. Two (2) years’ experience specifically in the utility industry preferred.
Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of – RCW’s which govern PUD’s, budgeting laws, risk management, and a working understanding of the issuance of debt securities; budget, forecast, risk and rate practices, computerized accounting and financial systems and FERC accounting practices; microcomputers and inputting information and assimilating online and printed reports.
Skill in – working independently on complex tasks requiring a high degree of concentration, ingenuity and planning to accomplish; working under pressure and multi tasking multple high priority projects; interfacing with external agencies, general public and organizations; verbal and written communication; planning, scheduling, coordinating, budgeting, and administrating; working well with employees at all levels of the organization; getting programs moving while working under pressure; translating complex financial and industry related concepts into proposals, illustrations, and meaningful reports.
A valid State driver’s license is required.
Majority of work is performed in a standard office setting.
Closing Date to Apply: Open Until Filled
Excellent Compensation and Benefits Package
Equal Opportunity Employer
References and Background Checks are done as part of our employment process.