At Avant, we believe that "better is possible." Each day we strive to better understand, make better decisions and achieve better results for our clients.
Avant's mission is to develop and effectively deliver innovative energy projects and services that create value for our clients, communities, employees, and shareholders. We base our services on a clear understanding of our clients' needs and objectives, while taking into account current and future economic and industry conditions.
We seek opportunity for both our clients and our company.
We seek promising people and help them develop skills and judgment so they have the opportunity for meaningful careers at Avant.
We take a long-term view while understanding short-term needs.
We are accountable and produce high-quality work.
All that we do should create value for our clients, communities, employees, and shareholders.
Innovation, a high level of integrity and mutual respect are important parts of our culture. Teamwork and collaboration are at the core of our success.Job Description
Avant Energy seeks a Manager of Financial Analysis to collaborate with senior management in making good decisions for our clients.
Avant prepares financial analyses and projections for our consulting clients and for the municipal power agencies that we manage. These clients are planning to invest at least $1 billion in capital over the next decade. Our clients' planning horizons are very long-term.
The Manager of Financial Analysis's core responsibility is to evaluate a broad range of possible economic circumstances in preparing financial projections and analyses. This position reports directly to the Senior Vice President.
In performing this job, we expect the Manager of Financial Analysis to:
* Develop financial models and analyses, including performing scenario analysis
* Creatively develop alternative courses of action to pursue
* Exercise judgment in evaluating analyses and preparing recommendations to management
* Participate in bond financing transactions to help our clients raise capital
* Manage team members on a project basis as part of a matrix organizationQualifications
The role requires the experience and skills to perform the responsibilities listed above. We envision a successful candidate that:
* Possesses an MBA
* Has a minimum of 3-5 years of experience with complex financial analysis
* Can deal with complexity and uncertainty
* Communicates concisely and effectively
Compensation includes a competitive base salary and an opportunity to earn an annual bonus. Our benefits package includes full medical, dental & disability insurance. Other elements include a retirement plan with matching, profit sharing, financial assistance for post-secondary education for dependents and personal time off. In addition, we provide ample development and training opportunities.
Avant Energy has more than 35 years of experience providing utility management, project development, and consulting services to clients in the electric utility industry. We serve municipal power agencies, colleges and universities, and Native American Tribes. Our team consists of professionals with backgrounds in economics, management, finance, engineering, and law. We pride ourselves on developing innovative, yet practical solutions based on the overarching belief that "better is possible."