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Senior Financial Performance Analyst

The Senior Financial Performance Analyst will support the commercial oversight for operating assets in EDPR NA’s fleet. You will plan and track budgets, monitor financial performance of operating assets and O&M activities and support ensuring that the operations strategy and management framework developed by the Asset Management team is implemented consistently across assigned projects. 
Main accountabilities: 
  • Support initiatives to improve overall performance of the Asset Management group. Provide insight and identify opportunities for increased collaboration and utilization of best practices in Asset Management
  • Collaborate with other staff to ensure that proper asset management processes and tasks are in place to improve fleet operational performance and limit risk exposure
  • Track P&L performance for Operations and Maintenance (O&M) self-perform cost centers, provide insight into deviations and recommendations to address
  • Interface with internal and external stakeholders as necessary in connection with asset performance
  • Ensure project Owner and investor interests and concerns are prioritized in decision making
  • Support annual OPEX budget and longer-term business plans creation in collaboration with other Asset Operations groups and Finance
  • Perform on-going tracking of profit & loss (P&L) performance drivers for the fleet, budget analyses (such as variance report and reforecast) and report conclusions and insights to management
  • Support creation of models for project and turbine O&M and perform ad-hoc analysis to support procurement and development decisions
  • Facilitate fleet-level Requests for Proposals, Service Agreements and contracts by working with Procurement and Legal, and negotiating with vendors as needed
  • Interface with Operations, Performance Management and service providers on routine operational issues and on initiatives. Support resolution of significant agreement issues that stem from operation
  • Participate in cross functional teams to resolve material issues affecting operational projects; track execution of solutions
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses of the historical and forward-looking performance of the asset. Support Performance Management in creation of business cases to management
  • Track and manage obligations and activities to ensure commercial obligations are met by tracking key milestones, with focus on self-perform agreements 
  • Work with other Asset Management staff and accounting personnel to ensure reporting obligations are met in a timely manner  
  • Meet reporting obligations to financing entities by providing necessary commentary and reports as required under the company’s financing obligations. Interface with Portfolio Management on matters impacting the performance of EDPR’s assets
  • Develop market and industry knowledge, communicate with various market balancing authorities as needed
  • Notify relevant staff and help to resolve issues when milestones are delinquent, or a trigger event has occurred
  • Additional duties as required 
Direct reports: None
Travel: None
Minimum qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, or a related field; MBA preferred
  •  3 – 5 years of relevant experience  
  • Preferred: experience with database management/analytics (SQL), macros (VBA), dashboard/BI (Tableau, Power BI)
  • Understanding of Microsoft products and/or complementing products preferred.
  • Competency in Analytical Problem Solving, Strong Communication, Customer/Partner Relationships, and Technology Expertise preferred
Behavioral requirements:
  • Strong written and verbal communication along with presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Project management and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills including use of software to perform analyses and advnaced modeling
  • Demonstrate ability to work in cross-functional, multi-departmental teams
  • Self-motivated and able to work effectively with minimal direction in both structured and unstructured work environments
  • Ability to maintain and enhance customer relationships
  • Ability to lead and support complex negotiations
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to foster and help create a collaborative working environment
Physical demands & working conditions:
  • Sitting/Standing/Flexibility: Ability to stand and sit for 8 or more hours when in an office environment
  • Speech/Reading: Ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently and deliver a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
  • Lifting: Ability to lift items weighing up to 10 pounds
  • Vision/Hearing: Ability to understand a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
  • Safety: Ability to understand and communicate safety precautions when necessary