Consumers Energy Company Sr Financial Analyst in Jackson, Michigan
emJoin a diverse and dynamic team that makes and delivers the most valuable services in the world: electricity and natural gas. At Consumers Energy, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Our employees work around the clock to provide service to our customers in honor of our history and to fulfill our promise to Michigan - Count on Us! Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy and headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, provides natural gas and electricity to nearly 6.8 million of Michigan's 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties./emThe position is dynamic and designed to accommodate the financing needs of the company, which large but shift based on market conditions. The teams and individuals that this position will interact with are both internal and external. The workload periodically shifts between capital markets issuance and regulatory filings, and the ability to adapt with the work is key to success.Responsibilities:ulliCapital Markets Issuance - Support financial analysis, due diligence and execution process of capital markets issuance/liliRate Case - Support development of ROE and capital structure testimony and arguments/liliInvestor Relations - Gather and analyze peer market data from sources such as Bloomberg, FactSet, and Ipreo, providing support for analysis and strategy development, gather data from internal company SMEs and aggregate into cohesive message in talking points and slides, as well as contribute to aspects of the earnings call process during times of peak workload/li/ulRequirements:ulliA Bachelor's degree in business, finance or related area/lili1.5+ years work experience/li/uluOverview/uThe Financial Analyst Job Family is utilized primarily in the Finance department. Performing all of the Financial functions for the Company including but not limited to: analyzing financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry, and economic conditions for use in making investment decisions, assemble spreadsheets and draw charts and graphs used to illustrate technical reports, evaluate and compare the relative quality of various securities, interpret data affecting investment programs, such as price, yield, stability, future trends in investment risks, and economic influences.uNature of Work/uAt the lowest level in this job family, the work performed may tend to be of a routine and less complex nature where the work responsibilities can be proficiently performed after a relatively short training period.At the highest levels in this job family the work performed will tend to be of a complex nature involving knowledge of various functional/specialized disciplines where the work responsibilities can only be proficiently performed after a relatively long training / experience-related time period and often requires an advanced degree. The work environment often includes dealing with risk and limiting exposure.Leadership, management, facilitation and interaction with senior management will be markedly increased at the mid - highest levels of this job family while the need for direction and supervision will be markedly decreased. While problem solving and analysis will likely be required at all levels, recommendation and implementation becomes the norm at the highest levels and will often have a major bearing on the company's business. In addition, skills such as the ability to think on your feet, composure under fire and effective communication across all levels of the organization and with outside stakeholders become more finely honed at the higher levels.