Financial Planning Manager

Location: 

Columbus, NE, US, 68602-0499 Norfolk, NE, US, 68701-7227 York, NE, US, 68467-0608 Kearney, NE, US, 68848-2170 North Platte, NE, US, 69103-0310

Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for a Financial Planning Manager located at the Columbus General Office in Columbus,NE, the Kearney Operations Center in Kearney, NE, the Norfolk Operations Center in Norfolk, NE, the North Platte Office in North Platte, NE, or the York Operations Center in York, NE.  Position closes July 19 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time. 

 

This position will report to the Financial Planning and Analysis Manager. 

Position Summary

The Financial Planning Manager reports to the Financial Planning and Analysis Manager, providing leadership, work direction, supervision and performance management for the financial planning team to support the Retail, Transmission or Non-Nuclear Energy Production business units and overall District needs and strategic goals and objectives. This position is responsible for ensuring management representatives have reliable and timely financial information and provide support to make informed business decisions, develop financial plans, effectively manage their budgets, and accurately record their financial transactions. This position directly interfaces with the Vice President(s) of various business units, and their respective management teams. The Financial Planning Manager is an integral member of the Financial Planning leadership team, and the respective business unit leadership teams, utilizing knowledge and skills to assist with making informed, effective recommendations and decisions, as well as assisting with the identification and implementation of opportunities for continuous process improvement while maintaining effective internal controls. This position will work collaboratively with others within the CFO area, other business units, and across the District to complete job responsibilities and, as assigned, will actively participate on District teams/projects. The incumbent is empowered to make decisions within established policy and process guidelines to resolve issues and to ensure customer satisfaction.

Education, Training and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related business degree is required. Master’s degree is preferred.

Minimum five years of accounting, finance or related experience is required.


Previous experience in accounting and/or finance at a utility is preferred.

Previous lead or supervisory experience is preferred.


Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), finance and budgeting processes. Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office applications are required.


Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills are required. Knowledge of and experience working with SAP is preferred.

Licenses and/or Certifications

CPA, CMA certification is preferred.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Lead and manage related responsibilities for the completion of integrated financial planning activities for respective business unit(s) and the individual cost centers, including the coordination and integration of these plans with the District’s financial plans, to support business unit and corporate objectives. These activities are completed by working collaboratively with representatives from the business unit(s). The financial plans are prepared consistent with planning schedules and policies set forth by the Financial Planning and Analysis Manager or designee.

Responsible for financial planning activities which include, but are not limited to completing, monitoring and maintaining integrated financial plans and processes for current and future years, including capital, operating expenditures and operating revenues, in collaboration with the Financial Planning management team, business unit management teams and other District representatives; integrate these financial plans with strategic planning, forecasting and performance tracking; review financial plans with business unit management representatives, corporate Financial Planning management and executive management; prepare and provide reports and other information to management as to how the business unit(s) are performing related to financial plans; and establish and maintain accurate and effective financial performance measures and benchmarking information. 

Lead and manage related responsibilities for the completion of accounting activities for the respective business units including, but not limited to: Prepare and review financial records; prepare presentations, statistical reports, schedules and other information on financial and operating results for management and other stakeholders; review allocation of costs for consistency with FERC accounting for utilities, the District’s philosophy, contractual obligations and rate methodology; interpret and apply generally accepted accounting principles; record/report fixed assets and miscellaneous receivables; perform data analytics and calculate various financial metrics and costs to support the District’s efforts to meet its goals; implement and monitor appropriate internal controls in accounting and other processes; and support financial audit activities.

This position reports to the Financial Planning and Analysis Manager and will be the business unit liaison with the corporate accounting, pricing and rates, resource and financial planning and forecasting teammates to ensure the alignment of corporate and business unit goals and objectives. This position will also directly interface with the business unit Vice President(s), and their respective management teams. This position will be an integral member of the Financial Planning leadership team and the business unit leadership teams, utilizing knowledge and skills to assist with making informed, effective recommendations and decisions, as well as assist with the identification and implementation of opportunities for continuous process improvement while maintaining effective internal controls.
 

Accountable for other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies

Customer Focus
Employees & Teamwork/Diversity & Inclusion
Integrity/Excellence
Public Service/Environmental Stewardship
Safety

Salary Information - Nebraska Public Power District offers a competitive starting salary with opportunities for growth. In addition to the base salary range listed below, NPPD employees may also be eligible for our Annual Incentive Program (AIP) that may supplement total compensation at a level above and beyond the stated salary range.  Successful applicants will be provided more information regarding the incentive program at the time of an interview.

Pay Grade - 15 Monthly

Typical Pay Grade Starting Salary Range: $8,888.00  - $11,333.00

 

Travel Required: Up to 25% (With no or minimal overnight stays, less than 3 per month, typically within state of Nebraska)  Travel required may fluctuate by business need. This is an estimate and will be discussed further with candidates that receive an interview.

 

Nebraska Public Power District offers a competitive starting salary and an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401K retirement plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid medical, training opportunities and more.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Human Resources at Nebraska Public Power District.

Nebraska Public Power District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer who values the contributions of its diverse work force. We are only legally able to hire persons who are 1) a United States citizen or national, 2) a lawful permanent resident of the United States, or 3) an alien legally authorized to work in the United States.

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