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Analyst II-Finance

Location: 

Denver, PA, US

Company:  UGI Utilities, Inc
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UGI Utilities, Inc. is a natural gas and electric utility company committed to delivering reliable, safe and affordable energy to our 700,000 customers in 45 counties in Pennsylvania and 1 county in Maryland. We pride ourselves on being a responsive, engaging energy company.  The foundation of our success lies in the strength of our 1,700 plus employees who strive to exceed the expectations of our customers and the communities we serve every day.

We offer comprehensive benefits, some of which are:

  • medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance
  • disability plans
  • 401(k) matched savings plan
  • paid vacation
  • company stock purchase program
  • wellness programs
  • tuition reimbursement
  • paid parental leave
  • paid volunteer time
  • adoption assistance
Job Summary

Act as a financial business partner to various UGI business line owners as part of the Financial Planning & Analysis team.  This position is key in supporting the FP&A function as it will have primary responsibility for updating, coordinating and maintaining important ongoing deliverables, including but not limited to, the Accounting Close Reporting Package, Operating Report to corporate and other key monthly/quarterly reports and/or presentations.  This role will be expected to be able to work with the business lines on a regular/on-going basis to provide guidance in understanding financial results, drive accurate operating forecasts/budgets and build out robust business analytics/KPIs. Develop and demonstrate a strong knowledge of the business they support.  This position will be expected to contribute to the rolling forecast and annual budget process across the organization.  Perform timely variance analysis of financial results and understand underlying data in order to identify risks, opportunities and/or make recommendations.  Initiates and facilitates investigation of variance trends and performs related analysis.  Operate with attention to detail and accuracy.  Coordinate and assist in the development and review key reporting packages.  Must be able to present results and findings to an audience.  Create reports, models and be able to analyze large amounts of data.  Continuously seek opportunities to improve current processes.  Provides both on-going and ad hoc reporting and analysis to senior management. Participate in special projects as required, collaborating cross-functionally if needed.
 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare monthly & quarterly presentations of financial results for senior leadership.
  • Analyze, prepare and summarize results and recommendations for financial plans, forecasts and operating costs.
  • Assist in the preparation of forecasts, budgets, operating statistics and financial modeling for ongoing business evaluations and project proposals.
  • Provide analytical support for the creation of base rate cases and other regulatory filings.
  • Participate in special projects and analysis, including collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  • Perform other duties as requested, ad-hoc analysis and senior management support as needed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrates intellectual curiosity, problem solving, accountability, business acumen and enthusiasm.
  • Proven ability to collaborate and communicate effectively across teams, functions and departments.
  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated experience with financial statement analysis, financial metrics and understanding of basic accounting principles.
  • Ability to independently manage workload and meet internal deadlines while maintaining high quality accurate outputs.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Data Science/Analytics.
  • 3+ Years finance or accounting experience. 
  • CMA or CTP a plus.
  • MBA or CPA a plus.
  • Appropriate combination of education and relevant work experience commensurate with the job level.  Hyperion Planning or SmartView experience a plus.

UGI Utilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  As such, the Company abides by the requirements of the Executive Order 11246, 41 CFR 60-741.5(a), and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.

 

Successful applicants shall be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment, and if hired, shall be subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with UGI policies. As a federal contractor that engages in safety-sensitive work, UGI cannot permit employees in certain positions to use medical marijuana, even if prescribed by an authorized physician. Similarly, applicants for such positions who are actively using medical marijuana may be denied hire on that basis.