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Financial Analyst Location:Wisconsin Rapids, WI

2017-08-18 18:20:19
Job Type: Full Time only
Budget $: 100,000 - 200,000

Job Description

  • The Consolidated Water Power Company (CWPCo) Financial Analyst is responsible for the preparation of financial and operating reports.
  • Responsible for all accounting activities within the power company, often including general accounting, cost accounting, payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
  • Responsible for all financial reporting to outside regulators including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW)
  • Develop and submit the annual FERC Form 1 and the quarterly 3Q reports to the FERC
  • The annual PSCW compliance report
  • Prepare and submit the annual PSCW RPS report
  • Directing financial accounting, cost accounting, and internal functions.
  • Assure complete and accurate accounting and reporting of business results
  • Interpret and apply the FERC Uniform System of Accounts
  • Prepare and lead the monthly financial review meeting
  • Provide business analysis and strategic planning guidance to the management team
  • Perform or direct capital project investment review and recommendations to budget manager
  • Provide Financial return analysis, post completion project review, and post completion audits
  • Evaluate and recommend investments to systems and procedures to produce accurate and timely reporting and analysis
  • Provide monthly competetive test analysis to CWPCo President
  • Perform and direct, financial and business analysis functions, and controls.
  • Provide complete information to management, auditing firms, government agencies and division/corporate financial personnel
  • CWPCo Lead for the annual audit process with our external auditors
  • Provide accurate inputs to various accounting systems and to provide the necessary data for reports, financial statements, and special requests for use by management personnel, outside auditing firms, government agencies, and corporate/division accounting personnel
  • Assist in the documentation and completion of Sarbanes Oxley 404 for financial accounting
  • Ensures the effectiveness of internal controls in compliance with corporate objectives
  • Reviews, evaluates, develops, implements, maintains and verifies internal and business controls for processes, systems, financial statements, journals and reports in accordance with internal auditing and government-mandated standards
  • Identifies internal control gaps in business procedures, processes or systems, and initiates appropriate remedial action

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • General Accounting & Financial Analysis Experience

Required Experience

  • 4-7 years of experience in Accounting/Finance realm


  • GAAP & SAP experience
  • Familiarity with Verso accounting practices as well as Utility accounting experience, i.e.
  • The FERC Uniform System of Accounts

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