Oversees and directs financial analysis functions to include the formulation and presentation of Rate Tariffs, Cost of Service Studies, Annual Budget, Cost of Power Adjustment, and long-term financial forecasts for controlling funds to implement program objectives established by management. Supervises assigned personnel. Work is performed under general supervision of the Vice President of Finance and Administration.
Directs compilation of annual budgets and long-term financial forecasts, based upon statistical data and analysis of past and current years' operations and long-term financial modeling, to justify funding recommendations to the Board of Directors.
Reviews operating budgets to analyze trends affecting budget needs and to ensure compliance with policies and budget constraints. Consults with departments to ensure adjustments are made in accordance with program changes and KUA’s Strategic Plan.
Directs monthly preparation of Cost of Power Adjustment for incorporation into KUA billing system. Performs analysis on purchased power invoices and utilizes rate comparisons to insure compliance with KUA financial goals.
Develops cost of service studies, rate design, revenue and rate forecasting for financial planning.
Performs other job-related tasks as required by supervisor.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of financial and utility industry standards, practices, principles and techniques. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to creatively solve complex financial problems associated with the utility industry. Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing. Must have good analytical and problem solving skills. Must have a keen sense of attention to details. Must be flexible and have the ability to multi-task a diverse range of financial projects simultaneously. Must have good time management skills. Ability to effectively utilize financial software tools and programs to accomplish assigned task. Must be able to effectively forecast and make budget projections. Must have the ability to meticulously decipher financial and performance/project data to anticipate and discern budgetary assumptions and impacts. Demonstrated strong spreadsheet skills, writing and oral communication skills required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
B.S./B.A. from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, accounting, business or other related subjects. Ten years’ experience in financial business or related field with three years supervisory. MBA, CPA, CMA, CTP or applicable professional designation or certification desired and may be substituted with one year of experience.
KUA owns, operates and manages the municipal electric system established by the City of Kissimmee in 1901. Compared to the other municipally-owned electric utilities, KUA is the sixth largest utility in Florida. KUA’s 300 employees serve approximately 80,000 customers in Kissimmee and surrounding areas.