Overview

Job Location:
PA Bryn Mawr

At Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc., we know that water is a precious resource – one that plays a critical role in sustaining life. That’s why we take seriously our mission: protecting and providing Earth’s most essential resource. At Aqua, we are guided by a set of principles that embody the character of our company and inspire our work together. They are embedded within our business practices and our behavior. We are proud to be united by integrity, respect and the pursuit of excellence to be the best we can be for the customers and communities we serve. 

Together, the women and men of Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. serve 1 million customers across eight states. Aqua uses science, technology, capital investments, and amazing talent to provide communities with clean, safe drinking water and responsibly return wastewater to our rivers and streams. Join our team and make a difference!

Job Summary:   
 

In this newly created role, the Financial Data Analyst will work as a key liaison between our Corporate Accounting, FP&A and IT functions to manage our master data.  We recently went live on SAP and are looking for this position to be the go-to authority for anything master data related – this could be changes to the general ledger, creating a new cost center and many others.  If you are interested in technology, establishing processes and love being as detail oriented as possible, read on for more information. 

Essential Duties:

  • Updates and maintains information in the SAP/BW/BPC databases and associated applications including outline additions/deletions and verification of data synchronization to SAP/Business Warehouse (PNG) and as needed.
  • Includes but not limited to, chart of accounts, Profit Centers, Cost Centers, WBS Elements, Internal Orders, Settlement Rules, Plant, Company codes, employee moves, workday updates, etc.
  • Maintains summary schedule (Enterprise Structure files) information for reference on the shared drive for each state and its corresponding companies, for items previously referenced
  • Maintains main and alternate hierarchies to assist in reporting for various systems
  • Monthly validation process that all new changes were documented, implemented, and communicated with the appropriate stakeholders
  • Collects and analyzes financial information and tracks the company’s progress against financial goals.  Identifies and communicates issues to management.
  • Prepares and reviews disclosures for the quarterly and annual public financial statements as assigned.
  • Performs other related assignments as assigned.              

QUALIFICATIONS:
 

You will be a technically savvy, financial professional who understands database integrity, report writing and meta data creation. 

Additionally, you will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, information systems or a related field
  • 2 -4 years of financial analytical experience
  • SAP experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Advanced ability to use Microsoft Office suite: Word‚ PowerPoint‚ Excel and other technologies applicable to job.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; communicate effectively (clearly, concisely and professionally) with internal customers
  • Strong investigative skills required to research issues, interpret facts and provide explanations verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • A team player able to work effectively in a team fostered multi-tasking environment                       

Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions, including medical conditions related to lactation), physical or mental disability, covered-veteran status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.  If you have a condition that may prevent you from applying for a job online or need to request an accommodation during the interview process, please call (1-877-271-9012).