Senior Financial Analyst - Military & Contract Services Group

Posted Date: Feb 17, 2024

Location: Camden, NJ, US, 08102

Company: American Water Works Company Inc

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About American Water
American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the United States. With a history dating back to 1886, We Keep Life Flowing® by providing safe, clean, reliable and affordable drinking water and wastewater services to more than 14 million people across 14 regulated jurisdictions and 18 military installations. American Water’s 6,500 talented professionals leverage their significant expertise and the company’s national size and scale to achieve excellent outcomes for the benefit of customers, employees, investors and other stakeholders.


As one of the fastest growing utilities in the U.S., American Water expects to invest $30 to $34 billion in infrastructure repairs and replacement, system resiliency and regulated acquisitions over the next 10 years. The company has a long-standing history of executing its core operations, aligned with sustainable best practices, through its commitments to safety, affordability, customer service, protecting the environment, an inclusive workforce and strengthening communities.


American Water has been recognized on the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Indexfor the fifth consecutive year, ranked 18th on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies 2023 List, earned the U.S. Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act designation and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense® Excellence Award, among additional state, local and national recognitions.

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American Water has a long-standing partnership with the City of Camden that dates back to the 19th century and continues to this day. Our teams deliver a vital service to our Camden customers. New Jersey American Water serves the Cramer Hill and East Camden sections of Camden. American Water Contract Services operates and maintains the water supply and distribution system assets owned by the City of Camden Division of Utilities.

Together, we seek to educate and engage stakeholders, the community and residents to better understand their concerns, needs and expectations. Valuable feedback helps inform policies, practices and programs. We also value and promote diversity within our workforce in a way that reflects the local communities we are privileged to serve. We are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst Superstar - Please apply for immediate consideration. 

 

Primary Role

Position supports the financial functions for MSG and CSG.  Responsible for supporting the business planning and reforecasting process, financial reporting and analysis; ratio analysis and operational metric interpretation; evaluation and modeling of new business opportunities; and collaboration with operational business partners on an ongoing basis.
Functions as the liaison with state and/or line of business leaders on financial matters.
Manage business activities related to the company’s government and municipal contracts.
 

Key Accountabilities

  • Collaborate with business to understand key business drivers & operational metrics and deliver effective analysis of results.
  • Provide analytical support to all levels of management, including ad-hoc reporting.
  • Participate in budgeting & reforecasting processes. Collaborate with operational and financial business partners to develop budget assumptions and pertinent supporting schedules.
  • Support business development, including developing financial models.
  • Other special projects and ad hoc assignments.
  • Oversight of contract provisions that involve financial responsibilities and ensure compliance with all aspects.  Responsible for business activities related to company contracts and bases, oversight of the submission of invoices, monitoring of O&M, capital, pass through and other expense tracking at a project level. 

Knowledge/Skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong financial analysis and modeling skills.
  • Ability to recommend and implement process improvements, work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with finance and with all levels of management.
  • Knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP).
  • Advanced MS Excel, PowerPoint skills.
  • Prior knowledge and experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX, Hyperion, Power BI or other ERP software a plus.

Experience/Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • CPA or MBA in Accounting or Finance preferred.
  • Five years of accounting/finance related experience.  
  • Bachelor's Degree in finance, accounting or related field required.

Certifications & Licenses

  • CPA, CMA, or CFA preferred.

Travel Requirements

  • Generally, office based, up to 10% travel.

Work Environment

  • Office Environment.

Competencies

Champions safety
Customer obsessed
Cultivates innovation
Nimble learning
Drives Results
Collaborates

 

 

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