Alliant Energy Treasury Analyst II in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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At Alliant Energy, our purpose is to serve customers and build stronger communities. We are passionate about powering beyond the market challenges of today, while powering what's next in energy. When our employees say "I am energy", it means they take pride in the work we do when disaster strikes, as well as all the days in between. We want you to be safe, happy and healthy. That's why we prioritize safety, offer volunteer opportunities and provide competitive pay, comprehensive health and retirement benefits, tuition reimbursement and paid time off.
If you have a passion for finance, a keen eye for detail, and a knack for uncovering insights within financial data, we invite you to consider our Treasury Analyst II position! This position performs daily responsibilities of treasury, payables, and middle office, including liquidity management, short-term forecasting, overnight investments, facilitation of payments, and various risk management duties. This position is also responsible for the accurate and complete accounting and disclosure information for financial statements and regulatory reporting.
This is a hybrid-remote position reporting to the Cedar Rapids, IA or Madison, WI office. Candidates must reside in Iowa or Wisconsin.
What you will do
Performs daily cash positioning, short-term forecasting, initiation of overnight investments, daily transfers, and recording keeping; monitors revolver balances while staying informed of the expected future outflows and inflows of cash.
Takes appropriate actions necessary to ensure that liquidity is appropriately managed and maintained, including making daily borrowing and investing decisions and reporting daily cash balances to management.
Assists with accounting close processes, including preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of general ledger accounts, and preparation of disclosure information for financial statement and regulatory reporting.
Ensures compliance with various corporate, bank, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and federal and state requirements and covenants.
Ensures compliance with established internal controls, policies, and procedures.
Assists with bank account maintenance, including security management, user access, opening and closing accounts, analyzing charges/fees , and ensuring appropriate services are applied to each account.
Assists with monitoring of daily compliance of risk management policies and procedures tolerance levels by preparing daily exposure reports; assists with other risk management reporting or analysis as necessary.
Assists with the execution of energy trading contracts and monitors collateral from counterparties for terms and expiration dates to keep them current.
Participates in analysis of intermediate level financial data/trends, to assist with treasury, accounts payable, and/or middle office operational business decisions.
Maintains an intermediate level of understanding of purchasing and payment policies to allow for support of accounts payable routine tasks, including reconciliation of general ledger accounts, intermediate analysis of vendor payment trends, and facilitation of payments.
Engage in other duties as needed that support Alliant Energy’s Values and help deliver on our Purpose to serve customers and build stronger communities.
- Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in accounting, economics, finance, or related area is preferred.
- 3 years of finance, accounting, treasury or related experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Basic knowledge of financial modeling, financial planning, and general computer applications.
Demonstrated ability to use computer software programs (e.g., e-mail, Microsoft Suite of Applications, Peoplesoft, etc.)
Demonstrated knowledge of common financial software applications.
Experience performing various treasury operations, cash management and accounting functions to include wires, ACHs, cash positioning, cash forecasting, bank balance reporting, and bank fee analysis and bank connectivity.
High attention to detail, accuracy, organization and tight deadlines.
Ability to work effectively in a diverse and inclusive environment.
- Business Process Improvements • Corporate Financial Reporting • Credit Risk Management • Data Analysis • Internal Controls • Liquidity Management • Regulatory Compliance • Stakeholder Management • Treasury Management • Digital Treasury
Our people are passionate about what they do, the product they sell, and the customers they serve. If you're looking for an opportunity to be a part of a work family that values collaboration, innovation and dedication, we're the right company for you.
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Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.
All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.
The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Alliant Energy and subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Applicants in need of a reasonable accommodation for any part of the hiring process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
It's an exciting time to join Alliant Energy! Our innovative thinking and fresh, sustainable approach to energy sets us apart. If you're looking for a place that values diverse backgrounds, offers flexible work options and wants to build better communities and a better tomorrow, consider a career with Alliant Energy.
At Alliant Energy, our employees make a difference by delivering an essential service for our customers and communities every day. We care about our employees. We want them to be safe, happy and healthy.
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