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Financial Analyst

Birmingham, AL

This posting is to fill a Financial Analyst position within the Alabama Power Finance and Corporate Planning Team. The position will be responsible for supporting various Business Units ensuring their financial reporting and analysis objectives are met.

Job Responsibilities

  • Play a key role in implementing Enterprise Foundations related reporting and analysis

  • Preparing in-depth analysis to develop costing models that help streamline processes and to gain efficiencies

  • Analyzing financial risks and opportunities and developing insights to guide the leadership team on financial decisions around business performance.

  • Addressing O&M and Capital reporting needs, profitability analysis, specific sensitivity/trending analysis, and metric related information

  • Building strong working relationships with internal and external business partners to develop a deep understanding of the business

  • Support regulated and unregulated business units for analysis and reporting

  • Identifying and leading opportunities for continuous improvement, sharing best practices, and engaging in team building and business learning opportunities

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or equivalent or four or more years of relevant experience.

Job Experience

  • Experience in utility accounting, finance or related field

  • Experience in financial planning, analysis, and budgeting preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel based models and pivot tables required

  • Working knowledge of utility accounting and finance to meet FERC requirements

  • Experience with JETS, PowerPlan, and other Southern Company accounting applications a plus

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated understanding and application of utility finance, profitability, economics, and budgeting

  • Knowledgeable on Financial principals such as net income, earnings per share, cash flow analysis, and revenue requirements

  • A high level of proficiency in applying GAAP, FERC, budget concepts, and regulatory accounting principals preferred

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail

  • Ability to handle multiple projects with changing priorities

  • Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with internal and external partners, and is a team player

  • Ability to effectively communicate and coordinate with peers and management at various levels

  • Possesses technical competence and analytical skills including problem solving

  • Ability to develop and deliver concise oral, written, and visual presentations appropriate for diverse audiences

  • Ability to think strategically, innovate, implement tactically and make timely decisions

  • Demonstrate Our Values

Other Requirements:

  • Drivers’ license required

  • This position will have a hybrid work environment with telecommuting and in office work

Alabama Power provides safe, reliable, and affordable electricity to 1.5 million customers across the lower two-thirds of Alabama.

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Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit

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 Identification: 5533

Job Category: Finance

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Alabama Power


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