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Analyst Senior

Company: City Of Gainesville, FL
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

If you are an Internal City Employee, Retiree or Dependent/Survivor of a City Employee please apply internally via Career Icon in your Workday account. Make a di---erence in the community you live in! As a Community Builder-an employee with the City of Gainesville- you will have a direct hand in building and improving your community and making a visible impact on the lives of your neighbors. Working for local government is more than a job, it's a chance to contribute to community success and to help enhance the Gainesville way of life.Department:1110 GRU - Energy Supply AdministrationSalary Range Minimum:$60,408.16Salary Range Maximum:$89,781.64Closing Date:Until FilledJob Details:The Energy Supply Division of Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU), seeks an Analyst, Senior for its Business Services Department.

GRU is the fifth largest municipal electric utility in Florida. As a diversified municipal utility provider GRU provides electricity, water, waste water services, communications/internet services, and natural gas for a local distribution company. Energy Supply operates and maintains GRU's electric generating and combined heating and power assets. Other areas of responsibility under Energy Supply are engineering, outage planning and major maintenance, system control operations, transmission switching, power marketing, generation planning, fuels management (including procurement, transportation and risk management for both the electric generating and gas distribution systems) and new business opportunities.

The Business Services Department is responsible for providing administrative, financial, and internal HR support to the Energy Supply Division. The Analyst, Senior will function on the BSA financial team comprised of an Analyst, Lead, Account Clerk Senior, and Business Services Manager. The focus is supporting financial reporting, budgetary monitoring, grant fund monitoring, and other analytic reporting duties for the O&M and Capital budget for Energy Supply. The position reports to the Business Services Manager and works with other analysts within Energy Supply. The Analyst, Senior will be expected to backup Analyst, Lead and some Account Clerk Senior duties as needed.

To be considered for this position you must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited university in engineering, business, finance, accounting, economics, mathematics, science or a related field (as determined by the hiring department) and three years progressively responsible experience in natural gas operations, utility analysis, fuels/energy analysis, financial analysis, commodity markets or a related field.

Candidates with no degree may be considered with seven (7) years of progressively responsible related analytical experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. A valid Florida driver's license is required at the time of hire and must be maintained throughout employment in this position.

The ideal candidate could have:

Good organizational, time management and communication skills.
Business analytical skills including use of ERP systems and data analytical tools.
Advance level skills in Microsoft Excel (formulas, pivot tables, charts, graphs).
Demonstrated ability to be effective as a member or leader of a team coordinating the use of company resources to solve complex problems requiring input from various departments and levels within GRU.
Working knowledge of energy/fuel markets.

Knowledge and Experience with the following:

- Annual budget preparation
- Understanding of O&M and Capital budgets.
- Basic Cost accounting
- Performing economic/financial analysis.
- Ability to work with variety of shareholders within an organization
- Issuing, and analyzing responses for solicitations for commodities and services.
- Grant knowledge
- Knowledge of the principles of risk management in general
- Basic knowledge of power generation and fuel combustion.
- Building ad hoc reports
- Basic knowledge of project management
- Experience managing/coordinating consultants and contractors.
- Experience working with power plant production personnel.
- Electronic with document management utilizing SharePoint and server drives.

- May fill multiple positions
- May establish an eligibility list for future hiring
- May require additional assessments to fill the positionJob Description:SUMMARY Professional mid-level work performing analytical activities of significant complexity that require independent and critical thought and problem definition and solution analysis and may require the review of work or direction of lower level Analysts. Positions allocated to this class report to a designated supervisor and work under general supervision. Work in this class is distinguished from other classes by the technical and independent nature of the research and analysis required. EXAMPLES OF WORK**** This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job. Performance of lower level duties may be required.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Depending on area of assignment: Prepares varied financial, operating or marketing reports, including study plans, quarterly summaries, forecasts, system and organizational analyses, and work flowcharts. Acquires and disseminates information concerning work methods and procedures, controls, and similar management functions. Develops alternatives and makes specific recommendations to superiors and assists in implementing the recommendations. Develops and maintains computer-based data files and records related to customers, costs and cost support schedules. Determines short-term fuel requirements for utility facilities and exchange of wholesale transactions to third parties. Assists in the preparation and monitoring of the departmental budget. Evaluates capital expenditure requests and capital needs of the department. Assists in the performance of technical and analytical evaluations on purchases, exchanges, sales, transportation, usage and inventories of utility fuels. Studies actual and potential problems and presents findings to officials using charts, slides, and other visual aids to describe findings, proposed solution, and effect in such areas as policy, program, organization, procedure, and form. Designs and implements marketing research systems and projects to identify and analyze competitors' strengths and weaknesses and marketing and communications processes' strengths and weaknesses. Conducts audits to monitor performance. Performs rate, load, financial, operational or marketing studies. Makes long- and short-range financial, operating, facilities or marketing plans. Provides direction and oversight of work of lower level Analysts. Attends work on continuous and regular basis. NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Depending on area of assignment: Assists in identifying user needs for automated information systems.Assists in formulating operating procedures for assigned division.Assists departments in developing service goals, objectives and standards.May supervise, plan, and coordinate the work of subordinates.May act in absence of supervisor.Performs other related duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Below are the required education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, public administration, finance, accounting or a related field as required by the hiring department, and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in financial, operational, fuels or marketing analysis, or seven (7) years of progressively responsible related analytical experience (with no degree), or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities. CERTIFICATIONS OR LICENSES Licenses Depending on area of assignment:Valid Florida Driver License required . Certifications None. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Depending on area of assignment: Thorough knowledge of financial, statistical, economic, utility, fuels or marketing analysis, techniques and modeling and the ability to apply knowledge in preparing studies and forecasts. Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting and financial principles and practices. Working knowledge of computers and relevant software and ability to apply knowledge in performing computations and analyses. Thorough knowledge of governmental or utility budget, audit and accounting procedures. Ability to keep records and prepare reports. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to work effectively with elected officials, charter officers, department heads, representatives of other agencies, other City employees, and the general public. Thorough knowledge of organizational structure, functions, operations, objectives, and goals of municipal government or utilities. Thorough knowledge of laws, ordinances, regulations and statues which govern local government or utility functions. Ability to develop long-term plans and programs and to evaluate work and accomplishments. Ability to collate, analyze, and creatively interpret data and trends in order to make recommendations for products and services. Ability to make effective presentations in group or individual settings. Thorough knowledge of organization structure, functions, internal relationships, and interactions with other levels of organization. Thorough knowledge of office procedures and practices, business English, spelling, and commercial arithmetic. PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess certain physical abilities and be able to withstand work related environmental conditions. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to sit for prolonged periods of time.WORK ENVIRONMENT May be required to attend meetings outside regular business hours. Note: -May Require Assessment(s).May fill multiple positions.May establish an eligibility list.Come join our team! The City of Gainesville o---ers a competitive bene---ts package and opportunities to grow both professionally and personally. All 'regular' employees are eligible for traditional bene---ts such as health insurance, life insurance, paid leave, 11 paid a holidays a year, a pension plan and a deferred compensation plan, but we also o --- er great things like on-site --- tness centers, tuition reimbursement, interest free loans for purchase of ---tness equipment, on-site medical sta --- and a wellness program to keep you healthy and happy. Please note; benefits are not available for temporary employees. If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact recruiting at or by calling 352-334-5077. About UsThe City of Gainesville employs more than 2,200 individuals, ranging in positions from creatives to critical infrastructure engineers to ---nancial gurus. The city o---ers many unique career opportunities across its two major employment divisions - General Government and the City of Gainesville's utility service provider, Gainesville Regional Utilities.

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