Budget Analyst- Budget Analyst Sr

Ohio Power Company
Remote friendly

Job Summary

Supports O&M and/or Capital budgeting process, reprojections, variance/other standard/ad-hoc reporting and analysis, and/or the improvement requisition process for a business unit(s), corporate group(s), operating company(ies) and/or for AEP Consolidated. Includes providing support of the related planning, budgeting and reporting applications and the billing/allocation processes. Note: A budget analyst will provide more limited support, either in activities performed or in groups supported.

Job Description


1) Support the planning and budgeting activities for the O&M and/or Capital resource allocation process; including long-range forecasts, detail budgets, re-projections and contingency plans.

2) Prepare monthly/quarterly variance reports.

3) Prepare ad-hoc reports as required.

4) Support decisions affecting operation and maintenance activities, capital investment, customer service levels, and profitability objectives.

5) Assist in routing and approval process for Improvement Requisitions; ensuring that Authorization.

6) Policy and IR Procedures are followed.

7) Engage in developing and improving standardized processes surrounding budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and improvement requisitions.

8) Perform special studies, analysis, investigations, and assignments as may be required.

9) Provide assistance in responding to regulatory and other data requests.


Budget Analyst:

Education requirements are listed below:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or Engineering.

Work Experience requirement listed below:

  • 1 year of relevant experience.

Budget Analyst Sr.:

Education requirements are listed below:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or Engineering.

Work Experience requirement listed below:

  • 4 or more years of relevant experience.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Physical demand level is Sedentary

Key Competencies: Communication, Teamwork, Initiative, Adaptability/Flexibility, Client Focus, Creativity, Planning/Organizing and Understanding the Business and Competition.

1. Prior experience in a functional Business Unit (Generation, Transmission, or Distribution), and/or Corporate Finance and/or Operating Company finance, and/or engineering related field is preferred. Knowledge/utilization of UI Budgets, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Office, Cognas, and Power BI, relational database reporting desired.

2. This position requires coordination with corporate finance, corporate planning & budgeting, accounting/tax, commercial operations, generation and transmission, regulatory, requiring the incumbent to work across functional boundaries. Familiarity with AEP accounting and use of Chartfields desired.



Compensation Data

Compensation Grade:


Compensation Range:

$70,961.00-88,700.50 USD

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