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Reference # : 19-00022 Title : Financial Analyst (IT Financial Planning/Budgeting)
Location : Chicago, IL
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 05/16/2019 / 06/01/2020  

FYI: Financial Analyst (IT Financial Planning/Budgeting) needed at Exelon/ComEd; 12-months; Chicago, IL 60603; ~50/hr [W2 ONLY];

Hello, this is a heads up on a long-term Financial Analyst opening with Exelon (ComEd) to provide IT Financial Planning/Budgeting support to the IT PMO office. Interested candidates should forward their resumes to:

Thanks - Shaun (847-202-6567) (SEE AD BELOW)

Needed: Financial Analyst (IT Financial Planning/Budgeting); 12-months; Chicago, IL 60603; ~50/hr [W2 ONLY];

(Local Candidates only, face-to-face interviews only, MUST work on W2)

Horizon Technology Partners has an immediate opening for a Financial Analyst (IT Financial Planning and Budgeting skills are expected). Your skills are needed to assist a large utility company - Exelon Corp/ComEd. Your primary focus will be on assisting IT Management with developing and analyzing budgets, plans, programs, projects, and initiatives. This includes providing FP&A analysis for financial and business planning, operational reporting, forecasting, O&M budgeting, financial and cost analysis, financial performance reporting, etc, as well as presenting findings and propose recommendations to senior management. Additional tasks include providing financial oversight of budgets to ensure accuracy, availability, and timeliness of information. Support Application Portfolio Management financial tracking respective to IT organization (labor, non-labor, infrastructure cost tracked at an application/ portfolio level).

Activities include:

- Partnering with IT and business teams to use business knowledge and technical expertise to develop short-term and long-term information technology investment strategies, plans and goals to support business strategies.

- Working with the IT Planner to oversee the entire portfolio of IT projects and initiatives within the organization.

- Building baseline and project budgets, perform budget variance analysis, and support challenge sessions

- Creating financial forecasts to identify emergent requirements and variances to budgeted spending projections

- Providing cost management services through annual budgeting, regular financial variance analysis and reporting, and periodic reforecasting

- Completing quantitative analyses to define financial situations and scenarios and track cost management opportunities and risks

- Evaluating project options by identifying and analyzing potential outcome and returns; support recommendations using analysis

- Preparing financial reports and KPI tracking through the collection, analysis, and formatting of data

- Establish relationships with leadership, management, and our business partners

- Train and educate budget owners on financial processes and keep internal job aids updated

Required Skills:

- 7+ years of work experience as a Financial Analyst

- Prior experience working in the Utility sector is preferred (Energy, Natural gas, Nuclear etc.)

- IT Financial Planning and Budgeting skills, with experience providing big picture oversight over multiple projects.

- Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting and experience budgeting for IT projects

- Strong knowledge of business practices and processes related to budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.

- Advanced technical skills include, but not limited to, Excel, Financial reporting tools (i.e. Hyperion), Access, PowerPoint, Visio, and SharePoint.

- Strong problem solving and analysis ability.

- Experience leading small IT projects or sub-teams and knowledge of IT project management.

- Skilled in tracking, trending, and data analysis.

- IT Financial Planning and Budgeting skills, with experience providing big picture oversight over multiple projects.

- Strong organizational and time management skills.

- Ability to multi-task, prioritize and function in ambiguous situations.

- Excellent communications skills (written and verbal).

- Ability to work with remote project teams.

Preferred Skills:

- SharePoint Administration skillset (ability to design, configure and transform business process flows into SharePoint workflow, and overall site administration) is nice to have.

- ServiceNow Project Portfolio Management (PPM) experience is a plus!

- Business analyst expertise to aid in long range planning (i.e. business case reviews, benefit analysis, planning activities, etc.)

- IT Project portfolio management experience.

- Resource planning experience.

Interested candidates should forward their resumes to: