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FP&A Manager

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionVeolia Group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group provided 79 million inhabitants with drinking water and 61 million with sanitation, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours and recovered 48 million tons of waste. Veolia Environment (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021. - - -Job DescriptionResponsible for optimizing revenue for NJ Division by analyzing our whole revenue stream, from meter read through billing. Position would work with Meter, Customer Service, Revenue Integrity, and Corporate Revenue Management teams to analyze information from the various data collection systems (CC&B, AMI, Clevest, Sensus and Neptune), understanding how this data is translated into customer invoices, and identifying what prevents our systems from achieving higher billing accuracy. Also responsible for monitoring our Account Receivables position, dissecting between residential and commercial customers, and for monitoring payment plans in efforts to optimize overall collection process. -Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Develop analytical tools to analyze revenue, defining frequency of each specific analysis, categorizing the type of accounts we are servicing from a priority/opportunity standpoint
  • Develop a relevant set of KPI's that would reflect progress on revenue optimization. Assure automation of this set of metrics
  • Partner with Revenue Integrity team to reduce number of Pending Bills being generated by CC&B
  • Develop methodology to properly analyze Hi-Lo's being generated preventing actual reads from being utilized
  • Partner with Meter dept., assure that at least 98.5% of our consumption -is being accurately captured by our various systems
  • Understand root cause of estimated reads and develop methods to increase effective read rates
  • Develop processes to correct under-consumption -- due to zero reads, vacant properties, fraud/theft, defective meters (DR), lockwing and multi-unit systems -- in a systematic/pro-active way
  • Partner with Corporate Revenue Management to analyze our strategic meter accounts assuring accuracy of consumption and corrective actions to optimize their revenue
  • Partner with Corporate Revenue Management to develop reports to monitor Account Receivables across other BU as required
  • Monitor our customer Account Receivables situation, dissecting between residential and commercial customers. Present accurate aging situation by customer class.
  • Partner with Manager of Customer Operations, develop strategies to optimize collections from customers to minimize our Account Receivables positions
  • Monitor customers' Payment Plans identifying customers who are not subscribing to agreed parameters
  • Partner with other divisions Customer Service functions to develop programs to enhance our billing processes and collections.
  • Partner with Rates to provide required data requirements in our rates development process
  • Partner with Management to provide and analyze data relevant to business development efforts
  • Support Veolia NJ with advance analytics applications (eg Power BI) to easily digest large volumes of data to obtain valuable information. -Qualifications
    • Bachelor degree in accounting or finance
    • 5+ of financial planning and analysis experience
    • Prior utility or service industry experience with high exposure to automated consumption networks preferred, but not required - -Special Skills/Abilities Needed:
      • Advanced level experience with MS Office suite
      • Ability to multi task, handling multiple deadlines, small projects, and technically challenging projects
      • Ability to prepare written technical reports and interact effectively and diplomatically with management and/or bargaining unit employees as well as regulators, consultants, municipal officials, health officers, customers, contractors, and the general public.
      • Well-developed quantitative and modeling skills, including the ability to undertake sophisticated mathematical/statistical analyses (standard deviations, bell curves, etc.) for assessment and projections/forecasts of potential problems (meter performance, theft, billing issues, etc.).
      • Strong analytical and statistical skills and ability to synthesize data and translate insights into relevant, usable, actionable, strategic and tactical recommendations essential
      • Must have strong interpersonal and excellent written and oral communication skills
      • Ability to create and maintain accurate reports and records essential
      • Strategic mindset
      • Demonstrated project management skills
      • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
      • Ability to carry out job responsibilities with minimal supervisionAdditional InformationVNA is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. VNA's practices and employment decisions, including those regarding recruitment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, training, discipline, and termination shall not be based on any person's sex, race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, citizenship status or other protected group status as defined by applicable law. - VNA gives fair consideration to all qualified individuals and affords all employees and applicants opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities without regard to membership in any applicable protected category. No opportunity for hire, advancement or any other condition of employment will be diminished through unlawful discriminatory practices.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Hackensack , FP&A Manager, Executive , Hackensack, New Jersey

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