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Corporate Strategy and Financial Planning Analyst

Location:
Arlington County, VA
Company:
AES

Description

At AES, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today.

As an Analyst on our Corporate Strategy and Financial Planning team you will play an important role in supporting AES’s important strategic decisions, portfolio objectives, capital allocation plans, and investment opportunities. Through detailed financial modeling and analysis, your work will be used to determine how we will optimize capital allocation and achieve our desired portfolio. You will report to the Portfolio Planning & Analytics leader and collaborate frequently across all functions on the team, including with our Investment Committee management, corporate strategy, and on company-wide financial plans. This position involves frequent exposure to AES’s executive leadership team and provides a significant development opportunity to an individual looking to build a career in the fast changing electric energy infrastructure and services industry.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain complex financial models to support capital allocation decision making, which will include growth plans as well as potential asset divestment plans

  • Analyze long term and sector trends, exploring consequences to our strategy; support data analytics capability for long term planning

  • Perform market and competitor research, supporting the identification of new ideas, opportunities and risks for AES and its different businesses

  • Support our Investment Committee decision making by preparing analyses of our pipeline and capital allocation alternatives

  • Maintain our business development pipeline database and prepare presentations on future portfolio evolution scenarios

  • Engage with a large network of AES stakeholders to support portfolio and business analysis

  • Support the financial planning team as needed in different projects, including but not limited to budget cycle and long-term plan discussions

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Engineering or another highly analytical field

  • 3-5 years of experience in management consulting, investment banking, strategic planning, or financial analysis

  • Strong analytical capabilities and previous experience developing data-driven analyses

  • Strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Superior financial modeling skills

  • Ability to produce clear reports and presentations

  • Interest and / or previous experience in the energy sector

  • Analytical power: can develop complex models to tackle complex problems

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
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