Planning Senior Analyst - Project Role

Vistra Corp.

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Irving, TX

Job Description

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Job Overview:

If you have what it takes to become part of the Vistra family and would like to start a promising career with a global leader, take a look at the exciting employment opportunities that are currently available and apply online.

Job Summary

Planning and forecasting partner with Vistra’s Wholesale business focusing on key planning deliverables, consolidations of forecast data and capital plans, monthly / quarterly reporting, and ad hoc analytics – project-based role that may lead to permanent role.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities

•Manage and maintain planning processes and tool (Planful), including data load inputs, allocations, forecast updates, topside adjustments, and other allocations
•Consolidate Wholesale business forecasts, including P&L and capital plans
•Develop and deliver standard reporting packages from Planful, including standard monthly reporting, plant P&L, long range planning updates, and other ad hoc reports and analysis as required
•Maintain Planful hierarchy, including mapping and key data field maintenance (e.g. department, location, project, expense code)
•Develop management financial presentations, including P&L / cash and operational reporting on monthly and quarterly basis
•Support integrations activities with Energy Harbor
•Support key analytics / reporting as required
•Support regional planning manager activities / cross train as needed
•Support finance transformation activities as needed, including participation in requirements / design sessions, user acceptance, and training
•Project-based role (12-24 months) that may lead to permanent role at end of finance transformation project

Education, Experience, & Skill Requirements

•Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance 3-5 years related experience, including a strong knowledge of GAAP
•Energy industry experience preferred
•Planning tool experience required, including Planful or SAP SAC preferred
•Advanced Excel skills and solid functional knowledge of Word and Power Point applications
•Excellent financial analysis, problem solving and communication skills
•Process improvement oriented
•Thorough knowledge and experience with the financial closing and financial forecasting / planning processes
•Team focused with ability to manage complex processes with multiple inputs (from interdepartmental team members) and tight deadlines

Key Metrics

•Monthly budget to actual analysis
•Monthly / Quarterly reports
•Monthly / long range forecasting timelines

Job Family



Vistra Corporate Services Company


Irving, Texas


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