Cost Analysis, Monitoring and Reporting:
Lead the analysis of cost and budget data for the assigned department(s), and provide quantitative and analytical feedback to management to allow for improved budgeting and spending decisions. Gather information and compile reporting activities to departmental managers to enable information to be utilized in the business unit decision-making processes. Provide invoice reconciliation services where applicable. Monitor various balance sheet accounts and error logs. Coordinate external billings with SCS Accounting.
Coordination of cost information with the Department of Energy:
Prepare DOE invoicing, Monthly accruals, Quarterly Federal financial reporting, audit support, and ad hoc cost reporting.
Cost Center Management:
Prepare detailed cost analyses on a monthly basis and provide variance analyses. Maintain knowledge of all overhead cost components including indirect company overheads. Develop a consistent rate philosophy for assigned department(s). Anticipate changes in fixed costs based on information provided by SCS Accounting.
Leads the development of the 5-year Southern Company Operations billing budget by functional area. Coordinate budget schedules, data requests, variance analysis, and reporting with business unit. Coordinate budget meetings with managers and departmental areas.
Take on leadership responsibilities for projects. Work with other budget analysts to insure consistency and accuracy of information. Establish and maintain effective relationships and communications with client groups and outside organizations.