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Financial Analyst - Financial & Contract Services (Birmingham, AL)

Alabama, USA

Financial Analyst - Financial & Contract Services (Birmingham, AL)


Financial Analyst – Financial and Contract Services

Southern Company Generation – Financial and Contract Services Department

This position will be located at the Energy Center in Birmingham, AL


Financial and Contract Services provides billing and settlement for the Intercompany Interchange Contract (IIC), wholesale contracts, coal related commodities, and the Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT), and analysis of wholesale energy margins and system operations. This position is primarily responsible for supporting the administration of wholesale contracts on behalf of each Operating Company within Southern Company but will include exposure to all areas in Financial and Contract Services.

This position will interface with a wide range of internal and external entities to ensure the efficient and effective administration of settlement and supporting activities.


  • Implement and administer wholesale capacity/energy, coal related commodities and transmission usage contracts including accurate and timely settlement preparation, supporting documentation, accounting data, reports and statistical information, and issue resolution.

  • Perform within the established control structures to ensure the integrity of the company financials.

  • Participate in the utilization of innovative technology.

  • Support operating company monthly accounting closing cycles related to settlement activities, energy margins, and variance analyses.

  • Manage regulatory filings and data requests.



  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Math, Engineering, Technology, or related fields


  • Demonstrated ability to identify and solve challenging problems

  • Ability to build productive relationships and exhibit excellent organizational skills while working in a fast-paced, competitive environment while handling multiple assignments

  • Continuous self-learner

  • Proficiency with standard business and analytical software

  • Understanding of fleet operations, generation, transmission, fuel, wholesale or retail marketing, finance and/or accounting is a plus

  • Working knowledge of data modeling and visualization techniques is a plus

  • Ability to understand and apply contractual language to settlement is a plus

  • Knowledge of accounting methods/procedures/internal controls is a plus

  • Promote Safety First

  • Committed to Our Values


  • This position will be based out of Birmingham, AL

  • This position has a hybrid work schedule with some flexibility


  • This position requires very little travel


  • Demonstrate Southern Company Values – Safety First, Intentional Inclusion, Act with Integrity, and Superior Performance

  • Safety focus and a strong personal safety record


  • Competitive Pay

  • Excellent benefits packages which includes:

  • Medical and dental coverage

  • Defined Benefit/Cash Balance Pension plan

  • Performance-sharing plan

  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match

  • Bonus opportunities

  • Tuition Reimbursement

Please submit an updated resume with your application

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America’s premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America’s energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune’s annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at .

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.


Job Field: Accounting & Auditing

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Other Locations: Alabama, United States

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to…): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

The Energy Center - 3535 Colonnade Parkway (3535Birmingham)

3535 Colonnade Parkway

Birmingham, 35243

Req ID: SCS2011663


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