Analyst III, Financial Planning & Analysis

Date: May 11, 2019

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63101

Company: Spire Inc.

Requisition Number 6954 
Location: 700 Market St, Saint Louis, Missouri, 63101
Position Type: Non Union 
Number Open: 1 

At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of our business. We’re dedicated to understanding our customers’ needs and goals to better serve them today and tomorrow. That’s why we’re always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.

We value safety, inclusion, and integrity. We connect to people, get the job done, and leave a memory and everything about our culture comes back to one thing: a handshake at the front door. We have 4 essential behaviors that show how the Spire culture comes to life:

Living Spire Behaviors

  • We Collaborate: We reach across boundaries to connect with each other and deliver on our promises. We put teamwork first, knowing that our collective energy makes us stronger.
  • We Care: We create good memories by treating people how we want to be treated: We are inclusive, respectful and kind. We actively create a caring culture that feels like a handshake at the front door.
  • We Advance: We are active learners who never stop looking for ways to innovate and improve ourselves, and our company. We embrace ongoing development and process improvement with passion and tenacity.
  • We Have Perspective: We strive to gain additional perspective about Spire’s business and the ever-changing energy industry. We know that every employee plays an important role in Spire’s success, and we give our best to better understand how to help move the company forward.

 

Spire is seeking a FP&A Analyst III to work in the St. Louis operation.  This position will support the department with broad responsibilities for financial planning, forecasting, business unit and project support for the executive group.  This position will coordinate and manage the business planning and managerial reporting processes for group and its business units to ensure effective execution of strategic plans.

Primary duties:

  • Lead the annual budgeting and forecasting process
  • Lead the monthly management reporting duties
  • Participate in the development of the 5-year strategic forecast
  • Help identify areas of improvement that lead to bottom line results and/or cash flow improvements
  • Lead the identification/analysis/assessment of various projects for business units and Leadership Council as required for additional sustained corporate growth. Oversee the development of business cases by gathering and assessing background and research data; supporting economic, financial, and performance analysis; providing quality assurance, due diligence and review support as appropriate
  • Develop presentations to the executive leadership team and the Board of Directors, as needed
  • Evaluate business needs and requests for financial analyst services to allocate limited resources and optimize production of the group
  • Participate in the development of business plans and budgets for functional departments and assure that plans are integrated, consistent and supportive of the Company’s overall strategic direction
  • Assist in the development and evaluation of key performance metrics and objectives
  • Provide the necessary support for the development/implementation/upgrade of tools/processes/reports to support the business planning and reporting processes, including the development and presentation of business planning material and training workshops
  • Collect, prepare and distribute monthly performance reports to executive officers and department managers
  • Provide the necessary support for the preparation and facilitation of the Company’s monthly corporate performance review and strategic direction meetings
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Five years of relevant planning and/or analytical experience (e.g., working as a planning, financial or budget analyst)
  • Experience with developing Oracle/OBIE/Hyperion based management reporting strongly preferred.
  • Experience must extend beyond accounting and financial reporting of historical results
  • Understanding business models and how value is created and strategic and business planning, key financial performance metrics, the Balanced Scorecard, and managerial performance reporting
  • Able to utilize data from a variety of sources to identify relevant industry and market trends, understand implications, develop and assess new business opportunities, and evaluate potential strategic transactions.

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or similar business discipline
  • Master’s degree in business administration (or similar) preferred

Work environment:

  • Work Environment – Work is normally performed in a shared office environment

Spire accepts online applications through our career site at jobs.spireenergy.com

Posting requirements: The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.


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