Financial Analyst at Sempra Energy in San Diego, California

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Job Description:

Sempra is a California-based energy infrastructure company leading the energy transition and serving more consumers in North America than any other utility holding company. Our mission is to be North America's premier energy infrastructure company, delivering affordable, reliable and increasingly decarbonized energy to the markets we serve, including California, Texas, Mexico and global power generation markets. We have consistently been recognized for our leadership in sustainability, and diversity and inclusion. Our company is the only US utility company named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. We are also a member of the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index and recently named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for 2021 by Fortune Magazine, the eleventh consecutive year our company has received this honor. The Sempra companies' more than 19,000 employees are united by our vision to deliver energy with purpose and live our values every day - doing the right thing, championing people and shaping the future. Visit our sustainability report to learn more about our company, including our bold goals relating to achieving world class safety, championing people, driving resilient operations and enabling the energy transition:

A career at Sempra presents the opportunity to join a team with a unique combination of diverse expertise, top talent and strong management, who all set a powerful foundation for sustainable growth and a bright future.

Primary Purpose:

Perform analysis to identify issues driving earnings and significant balance sheet and cash flows variances. Responsible for
preparation of variance analysis for monthly and quarterly Board reports and "Earnings Flash" reports. Assist with development of Sempra Energy's current year outlook and plan calendarization and is heavily involved in Sempra Parent's earnings and cash flows forecasts.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Outlook and Plan Process - Assist in the development of instructions and calendar for Sempra's
calendarized plans and outlooks. Assist business units with development of their outlooks, primarily
Sempra Parent. Apply financial knowledge to review outlooks for sound presentation of numbers and
calendarized plan for reasonableness. Apply business and financial knowledge to analyze submissions of
information for sound financial concepts and generally accepted accounting principles application. Prepare
and maintain schedules tracking actual and forecasted earnings as well as key issues status. Ensure
proper consolidation in the Strategic Financial Planning system. Assist in developing presentations which
communicate results of financial plan and outlooks to senior management.

* Monthly and Quarterly Reporting - Responsible for preparation of several reports including "Earnings
Flash" report, variance analysis and financial statements analysis for Sempra Energy Board. Responsible
for preparation and compilation of quarterly Board reports. Responsible for the preparation of key financial
and economic metrics "Dash Board" report. Develop good understanding of key issues through research
and ensures proper communication within the department.

* Special Projects - Anticipate and respond to requests from senior management for financial research
pertaining to short term planning, as well as issues of interest to the Board. Provide assistance to
department's various functions in routine and non-routine activities, including analysis of the impact of
foregin currency related maters, new projects economic analysis, and the preparation of analytical and
data-supported presentations to senior management.



* Bachelor's Degree Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field. Required


* 3+ years, previous experience preferably with a Fortune 500 Company with multiple
business units. Required
* Work experience with computers, computer applications (spreadsheets and databases). Required

Skills and Abilities:

* Experience with analyzing and developing financial statements
Advanced skills with Excel and financial modeling.
* Experience with Hyperion Strategic Finance or similar planning applications highly desired.
* Advanced understanding of accounting & finance including consolidation, elimination & ownership structures.
* Good knowledge of income tax and key financial evaluation concepts.
* Ability and drive to advance an issue or problem from identification through resolution.
* Strong project management.
* Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with a diverse audience.
* Ability to train and coach Financial Analysts, Rotation employees, Interns and/or less experienced team members.
* Flexibility to perform a variety of duties and serve as back up of other functions, as needed.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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