Corporate Finance Business Support Consultant

Michigan, Jackson

Post Date: 07/26/2018 Job ID: 11913 Industry: Accounting and Finance

Our Client, a Public Utility that provides natural gas and electricity to the majority of Michigan s 10 million residents is seeking a talented and self-driven individual for needs serving in the role of Corporate Finance Business Support Consultant

Job Description

This position is responsible for financial compliance to Sarbanes Oxley law for a 160 million dollar annual operating budget covering 19 programs and 6 external vendors. In addition, this position will post and track all invoices to support this initiative to SAP. This position requires extremely high attention to detail to perform financial transactions according to contracts, statements of work (SOWs) and policies and procedures. This position utilizes advanced communication skills to coordinate with both internal and external customers on a wide array of topics. This Business Support Consultant II uses strong follow up skills to track open issues. This person uses specialized business and departmental knowledge to coordinate and facilitate problem solving and business improvement processes with customers and outside agencies. This position uses knowledge and experience of utility practices and procedures to improve internal methods and improve the customer experience.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

Documentation auditing - Ensure SOX compliance
Familiarity with Energy Efficiency, Demand Response, and Renewable Resource programs - To understand program requirements and documentation, and evaluate activities for quality issues.
Financial compensation knowledge - To perform financial transactions according to invoices, contracts, and SOWs.
Excellent communication skills - To communicate complex compliance/quality issues to internal and external customers
Problem Solving - To facilitate resolution to findings/issues
Highly proficient in Excel - To manipulate and analyze departmental data.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Perform Sarbanes-Oxley testing.
Process invoices in SAP while monitoring spending caps and fuel splits utilizing Excel spreadsheet pivot tables.
Monitor and facilitate resolution for open issues with internal and external customers.
Maintain extremely high attention to detail.
Strong organization and follow-up skills.
Provide financial analysis and support.
Provide business and support services with accuracy.
Assists in client contact and communication.
Provide business and support services in a legal and ethical manner.
Corporate office with minimal travel to vendor' s offices.
Skills Required:

Percent of Time Spent:
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Testing 35%
Invoice Processing 35%
Monitor and Facilitate resolution for open issues with internal and external customers 15%
Review and evaluate program support documentation (manuals, etc.) 10%
Support quality & accounting initiatives such as scorecards & visual management 5%

Education Required:
Bachelor s degree in business, accounting, finance, or equivalent work experience
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