Our multinational electricity and gas utility client is hiring a Cost Analyst to support processing cost allocation refunds and investigation into project invoices. The project is based out in Waltham, MA for a contract duration of 6 months.
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Large solar applications are being built and the cost of that construction is being shared among multiple parties. The person in this role will help with a backlog of that cost allocation/sharing. It's important that candidates for this role are quick learners, have strong problem-solving skills, and an analytical aptitude. They will use SAP, Salesforce, and other systems on which they will receive training
On a day-to-day basis your work will include:
· Investigate and identify Power Plan journal entry and SAP invoices for Distributed Generation Projects.
· Identify cost allocation amounts related to each project as part of cost sharing mechanism
· Confirm and verify refund amounts associated with project
· Confirm Payee information to process refund
· Run daily reports to provide status update on progress of cost allocation refunds. Maintain a tracker to ensure accurate reports are generated
· Manage the day-to-day relationship with relevant internal parties or employees in order to understand their requirements, deliver appropriate, customized solutions and advice, and build cross-functional working in line with National Grid policies and processes.
· Develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders in order to share best practice, provide technical advice and build bases of influence.
· Assist with updating department website
· Assist with customer outreach events
· Assist with customer inquiries
· A Bachelor's degree in a related area is required. An advanced degree is preferred.
· Knowledge of the electric industry, construction, and/or distributed generation is preferred.
· A renewable energy experience is preferred.
· Proficiency in relevant software e.g., Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access) & Salesforce
· Knowledge of regulatory concepts and rate making is highly desirable
· Experience with Process Improvement and lean problem-solving methods is preferred.
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