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Business Performance Specialist

Company: Ameren Services Company
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

If end date is listed, the posting will come down at 12:00 am on that date:Wednesday February 01, 2023Every day, Ameren is working hard to provide more reliable energy, reduce outages and restore power faster than ever before. It's all part of our ongoing commitment to keep pace with future energy needs, as we proudly continue to serve, support and invest in the communities we call home. Ameren Services provides administrative support and services to Ameren Corporation and its operating companies, subsidiaries and affiliates. Nearly 1,400 employees serve the company with business planning, communications, diversity, financial support, human resources, information technology, legal counsel, safety and supply services.About The PositionThe Budget and Business Performance Specialist collaborates with cross-functional teams and manages company-wide operations such as analyzing capital and operating budgets while working directly with leadership, engineering and project management staff. This is an excellent, career building opportunity to join our dynamic Financial Services team that supports our Business & Corporate Services, Ameren Missouri and Transmission segments. You will act as a business partner with key internal customers, proactively identifying opportunities and risks, and gaining an unparalleled understanding of corporate operations that will set you apart for future opportunities in the Ameren organization.Key responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and submit the annual budget. Assist with performance assessments for all projects and research and resolve any significant variances between actual expenditures and budget. Review and update monthly forecast of expenditures and submit monthly accruals.
  • Interact with Managers as well as other supervisory and engineering personnel and serve as liaison/financial advisor in business segments and shared services.
  • Assist personnel with all budget and accounting related information as requested; such as TRIS, API and expense accounts.
  • Provide statistical information regarding the current business performance of the operations for the division(s) or function. Analyze, evaluate and propose recommendations to improve the financial fitness of the area.
  • Assist with special projects as assigned and prepare specialized reports and confidential documents.
  • Establish and settle work orders (both reimbursable and regular), damage claims and non-revenue billings such as antenna installation and maintenance.
  • Provide accounting for transactions dealing with but not limited to Capex, O&M and other revenue transactions.
  • Analyze monthly variations in CapEx and O&M results and prepare written explanations for said variations on both the total and segmented levels.QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field from an accredited college or university required. Master's Degree or CPA/CMA/CFA preferred. Three or more years of relevant accounting experience (accounting, budget preparation, and statistical analysis) required without CPA certification. One or more years of relevant accounting experience (accounting, budget preparation, and statistical analysis) required with CPA certification.In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:Working knowledge of MS Office Suite with an advanced level of proficiency with Excel; Working knowledge of specific Ameren applications (e.g., UIP, Powerplan, EMPRV, General Ledger etc.); Must have good organizational, problem-solving, analytical, communication, and human relations' skills; Demonstrated ability to monitor reports, solve problems and be decisive, proactive and self-motivated with the ability to work independently on multiple tasks requiring priority setting and deadlines; Must show initiative and attention to detail and work well in a team environment; and the following Ameren competencies: Think Customer, Inspire and Engage, Foster Innovation, Drive Results, Champion Learning, Build Trust, and Be Strategic.Additional InformationStandard Day Shift in office or field environment. Travel, overtime, and/or off-hour work may be required based upon project oversight needs.Ameren's selection process includes a series of interviews and may include a leadership assessment process. Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.*Salary depends upon individual credentials, experience, and position market pay.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,disability or protected veteran status.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.

Keywords: Ameren Services Company, Saint Charles , Business Performance Specialist, Other , Saint Charles, Missouri

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