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Senior Financial Analyst

Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location: JACKSON, MI, US

Company: Consumers Energy

Join the diverse and dynamic team that powers Michigan's largest energy provider and one of the nation's largest gas and electric combination utilities.  Consumers Energy services 6.8 million of Michigan's 10 million residents - caring for our friends and neighbors in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.  We embrace a cleaner and leaner utility vision focused on eliminating energy waste and adding renewable energy from sources such as wind and solar.




This is a hybrid position (remote/onsite), the candidate can be lcoated within 30-60 miles of the Jackson, MI Consumers Energy Service Center (relocation package is available if needed).


We are looking for: 


Senior Financial Analyst to join our Enterprise Risk team (ERM). In this position, you will create awareness of Corporate Risk by educating the organization on ERM principles, and coach risk owners to identify, measure and mitigate risks along an identified timeline.


We encourage you to apply if you have: 


  • A minimum of 5+ yrs. experience in an analytical position
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Finance, Statistics, or related discipline
  • Ability to communicate clearly in both oral and written communications, at peer level as well as with Middle & Senior Management
  • Ability to routinely meet commitments and deadlines and to handle multiple projects and make critical observations
  • Adept quantitative problem-solving skills




  • Experience as a market risk analyst, financial analyst with valuation experience, or quantitative analyst, preferred
  • Basic financial exposure



In this role, you will:


  • Interface with internal clients (risk owners) to teach Risk Mgt. principles, and coach them on risk analysis, and Risk presentation techniques; be familiar with company operations and provide advice to risk owners on financial & reputational impact and likelihood assessments
  • Prepare risk analysis templates, and review data submissions; challenge status quo of risk owners, and mark up documents to reflect this; Review risk evaluation submissions with Executive Director, and provide the combined feedback to risk owners
  • Compile Risk Maps from Risk Evaluation documents; review internally with Risk Managers; Support Officer level presentations, publish minutes, and follow up on suggested enhancements and action items.
  • Compile Corporate Risk Map after all reviews are completed and develop Study Material for the Executive Director of Risk, prior to Board of Directors interface
  • Develop plans and timelines for smooth execution of Annual ERM program, as well as guidelines for time management within fast paced ERM reviews
  • Develop new Risk maps for Major Projects Review (MPR) in progress by collaboration/whiteboarding with Project owner, to highlight project execution risks; Support the annual update of such risk maps
  • Process and documentation reviews; assist ED in running meeting; coordinate monthly MPR schedules, and develop forward year MPR plan by canvassing; help update MPR process policy and documentation as needed
  • Develop an understanding of ENT's Business plans to evaluate their Business Development (BD) ideas, be familiar with Project Finance Valuation principles, Attend project kick offs, Review risk register/financial models to provide risk related feedback and develop visual aids like a comparative heat map of project risks; work with project owners from Enterprises to ensure that Risk register properly captures mitigation actions
  • Support the development of documentation of Internal and Management reviews as needed; Develop/update BD process policy and documentation as needed*   

Why should you join our team?

At Consumers Energy, we offer more than just a place to work. We foster a culture that supports career development, growth, and stability, and we take pride in offering our co-workers excellent benefits and compensation packages. We are deliberately creating an inclusive culture that makes our diverse team of co-workers feel valued, supported, and empowered every day. We're a company made up of thousands of people, all with different stories to share and work to do, but we stand united in our company purpose: world class performance delivering hometown service.

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid parental leave
  • Up to 13 paid Holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance Program

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: 

We, at CMS Energy, value Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion. It is part of our DNA. We treat our employees with respect, we treat each other fairly and we value the opinions of others. We are passionate about building and nurturing an environment where everyone feels included. We don’t discriminate. We seek to learn about each other and better understand our unique differences. Our uniqueness makes us authentic. We create safe spaces where everyone can be who they truly are. We invite difficult conversations and uncomfortable topics. We value diverse perspectives; this is what makes us great together. We harbor an inclusive environment where employees feel empowered to share their backgrounds, experiences, and ideas. Our Employee Resource Groups, Women’s Advisory Panel (WAP), Women’s Engineering Network (WEN), Minority Advisory Panel (MAP), Pride Alliance of Consumers Energy (PACE), GENERGY, capable, Interfaith and Veterans Advisory Panel (VAP) are key enablers to living the values of our company culture: Caring, Empowered, Deliberate, Agility, and Ownership.

All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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