Purpose: Provide analytical capital budget support to NIPSCO Operations. The incumbent assumes responsibilities for financial activities, including but not limited to, preparing, monitoring and forecasting departmental capital budgets, as well as monthly and year-end accruals.This position will frequently interact with multiple levels of the organization.
Performs duties under general supervision
Prepare and monitor departmental capital Budgets
Track forecast expenditures to prevent budget overruns and forecast revenue shortfalls
Prepare monthly budget variance reports for various reporting segments
Internal consultant, answering questions from company personnel on budget matters
Review departmental expenditures and make recommendations on reducing costs
Participates in the performance of all ongoing financial activities for both internal and external customers
Compile, calculate and prepare bills for third party customers in an accurate and timely manner
Conduct the preparation and distribution of statistical data as required by FERC and other agencies as well as those for intra-company needs
Demonstrates a working knowledge of key budget initiatives
Identifies and understands budget issues, problems and opportunities, comparing data from various sources to draw conclusions and implement effective process changes to maximize opportunities
Understands technical/professional terminology and developments associated with budgeting
Compile and provide accurate accounting for monthly and year end accruals
Attend budget meetings throughout NIPSCO service territory
Other duties as assigned by management
Must have excellent planning, organization, verbal and written communication skills
Must have successful track record in the area of finance/accounting
Must have the ability to perform duties effectively under normal, emergency and contingency situations
Must have working knowledge of GAAP, NIPSCO Expense, and Capital budget development systems, along with other Company accounting procedures.
Must have proven successful experience relative to basic PC skills
Must demonstrate our commitment to fair and ethical business dealings, be an effective team member and maintain focus and professionalism under pressure
Proficient in Lotus Notes, Microsoft Word and Excel
Working knowledge of Transmission/Distribution Operations
PC skills - CBS, MAPPS
Bachelors Degree in Business Management, Finance or Accounting
Possess a working understanding of the State and Federal Regulatory requirements
Minimum of 3 years work experience in electric utility or related industry
Equal Employment Opportunity
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.
By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.
How To Apply
For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at careers.nisource.com before January 1, 2020!
Inclusion & Diversity
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.
Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.
Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.