Budget Analyst - Plant Cleveland (SPC) in Charlotte, North Carolina

Date Posted: September 9, 2021
Southern Company
Category: Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time

Southern Company

Company Description

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries

Job Description

Budget Analyst – Plant Cleveland (SPC)

Job Summary

The Budget Analyst position will provide overall accounting/budgeting expertise and analysis for Southern Power Company’s Plant Cleveland, in Kings Mountain, NC. This position will develop, implement and maintain accounting/ budgeting/ reporting processes for both O&M and Capital budgets, as well as maintain and support associated information systems. This position will be an active member of the Budget Operations Review Board representing Plant Cleveland. The Budget Analyst will also act as a liaison between plant personnel and SPC Accounting.

This position will report directly to the Operations and Maintenance Manager and will also have administrative duties in support of the management team and plant personnel. Duties will also include receiving and logging material invoices, establishing open purchase orders in support of plant operations, and tracking of personnel time and overtime. Overnight travel is required but not frequent.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or Finance preferred.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles required.
  • Knowledge of Southern Company budgeting principles a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a commitment to accuracy and detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate at all levels within the plant and corporate environments
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Must be able to manage and prioritize multiple work assignments and work with minimal supervision
  • Must consistently demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail
  • Must be able to properly handle sensitive and/or confidential information
  • Advanced computer skills with Excel strongly preferred; knowledge with Oracle and Maximo is a plus
  • Experience in budgeting, accounting, and/or finance is preferred

Other Attributes

  • Must demonstrate Our Values
  • Must be a self-starter with strong interpersonal and decision-making skills
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt in a continuously changing environment
  • Must be customer-focused

Southern Power , a subsidiary of Southern Company, is a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider meeting the electricity needs of municipalities, electric cooperatives, investor-owned utilities and other energy customers. Southern Power and its subsidiaries own 47 facilities operating or under construction in 11 states with more than 12,800 MW of generating capacity in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America’s premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America’s energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune’s annual World’s Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant’s qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: North Carolina-Charlotte Area-Charlotte

Operating Company: Southern Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to…): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Cleveland County Co Gen Facility (134Grover)

134 Banks Road

Grover, 28086

Req ID: SPC2000278

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