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Financial Analyst II

at Calpine

Posted: 2/26/2019
Job Reference #: *84567FD73E193F63
Keywords: financial

Job Description

Requisition Number

Financial Analyst II



Job Family
Finance Accounting


Employee Type

Subject to DOT Regulations

Percent of Travel Required

Relocation Provided

Houston Office

The Financial Analyst II will be responsible for complex financial analysis to identify risks and opportunities; provides periodic reports to management and makes recommendations about financial implications of proposed activities; may be responsible for one or more of the following: financial valuation of capital allocation alternatives such as mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, capital distributions, debt issuance, refinancing or repayments.

Also, responsible for developing cost of capital estimations, as well as the development and improvement of financial tools required to perform appropriate financial analysis.
The position typically reports to the Director.

Job Responsibilities:
• Comprehensive knowledge of financial analysis and asset valuation related to mergers, acquisitions, and development of new investments.
• Seasoned professional with advanced applied experience in one or more of the following: financial analysis, economic forecasting/modeling, and strong foundations of finance theory
• Highly skilled professional with wide-ranging technical experience to resolve complex issues
• May accomplish work through others and may manage a specific processes related to the financial analysis efforts
• High proficiency in Microsoft Excel

• Makes recommendations on moderately complex issues regarding project components and tasks.
• May make recommendations on new processes, tools and services; supports and contributes to development of new products, services or techniques.
• Individual will work independently with limited oversight, receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines tactical approach, resources, schedules and goals.
• Works on complex issues and projects.
• Uses discretion and independent judgment requiring in-depth evaluation of variable factors; independently selects methods, techniques, and analytical approach and evaluation criteria.
• Determines methods and procedures for new assignments.
• Serves as project/technical lead on medium to large projects; regularly coordinates work of professionals and others outside of department.
• May also be responsible for performance reviews, promotional decisions, and pay actions for support and professional levels.

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, or related
• Requires minimum of 3-5 years in area of specialization, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Master’s degree a plus.
• Must have a thorough understanding of energy industry, inputs required in financial analysis, and basic understanding of typical contractual terms in the energy industry.