As a member of the Long Term Financial Forecast team, the position is responsible for the preparation, maintenance, analysis and presentation of the long-term financial forecasts for strategic purposes. Analyses focus on impacts to member rates and Board stipulated financial goals. Work closely with Tri-State’s Resource Planning, Accounting, Corporate Finance, and Senior Management to perform scenario analysis to support strategic decision making.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training
Degree in finance, accounting, economics, engineering or related discipline; or equivalent relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Thorough understanding of financial statements and their interrelated nature.
Experience with financial forecast modeling.
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Ability to analyze complex, technical data and prepare concise, accurate reports.
Must be organized and possess exceptional attention to detail and analysis skills, yet understand and articulate the big picture.
Ability to plan and carry out work independently; setting priorities and meeting deadlines.
Advanced computer proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
Five (5) years of progressive related experience to include four (4) years in financial forecasting, accounting, finance, economics, or power utility resource planning.
Willingness to travel as needed.
Flexibility to work overtime if and as required.
Must be able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the essential functions of the position.
DESIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Utilities industry knowledge highly desired.
Knowledge of Tri-States generation and transmission systems desired.
Knowledge of Utilities International UIPlanner financial planning model desired.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be sitting frequently and occasionally be standing, walking, bending and climbing stairs. Employee will be frequently using a keyboard/computer.
Mental demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to be detail oriented in conducting analyses, organized, treat sensitive information in a confidential and proper manner, and diligent in meeting deadlines. Work consists of a wide variety of assignments, which require application of diversified knowledge of accounting, finance and economic principles and practices. Work may involve independent analysis and integration of results. Judgment is required to make analytical and interpretive decisions, adapt guidelines, and evaluate alternatives prior to making recommendations. Work involves complying with guidelines which consist of engineering, economic, and financial principles and practices, company policies, programs and procedures, government regulations, commercial and contractual alternatives and agreements.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the employee will work in an office environment indoors and will occasionally travel outdoors to multiple locations dependent on work.
How to Apply:
Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance. Please visit our careers site at www.tristategt.org/careers/for more details.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.
Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.