Lincoln Electric System Career Opportunities: Analyst, Financial (1863) in Lincoln, Nebraska

Career Opportunities: Analyst, Financial (1863)

Requisition ID 1863 - Posted 09/13/2018 - Regular - Full-time - Finance and Accounting

Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, customer-owned LES is one of the nation’s leading utility companies. We’re recognized for low costs, reliability, financial stability, innovation, environmental stewardship, community involvement and exceptional customer service. So, if you are looking for a career, and not just a job; if you value working in an atmosphere that values passion and talent, high personal standards, service excellence, the environment and the community in which we live- LES may be the place for you.

Job Title

Analyst, Financial

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


$65,674.00 - $94,406.00


Employment Classification


Closing Date


Financial Services



Job Technical Skills – This position is responsible for financial planning and budgeting for the organization.

  • Prepares and finalizes monthly forecasts and annual budgets for the organization including related summary commentary and analysis. Prepares and monitors budgets for area of assignment.

  • Performs in-depth analysis of financial statements and supplemental filings to assess company's financial condition, to determine liquidity and financial needs, to identify prospective risks and to detect possible regulatory violations.

  • Conducts financial forecasting through use of financial modeling systems and works with other divisions to develop various scenarios ensuring accuracy of financial modeling results.

  • Analyzes processes and results to offer suggestions for continuous process improvements and process refinement to optimize reporting and findings.

  • Monitors and measures progress against financial targets and initiatives by using key performance indicators, established metrics and dashboards to support strategic decision-making, and participates in long range financial planning.

  • Assists with the design, planning, testing, evaluation and daily functional support of the financial planning and analysis system and the budget system, and trains users on new and existing functionality of the systems.

  • Budget development and analysis.

  • Proficient use of Excel, Access, and Enterprise systems. SAP experience preferred.

  • Conducting effective research.

Critical & Analytical Thinking – The successful candidate critically reviews, analyzes, synthesizes, compares, and interprets information. Draws conclusions from relevant and/or missing information.

Using Computers & Technology – This position requires an individual who builds in-depth familiarity of organization's technology. Shows ability and willingness to learn and adopt new technology. Stays up-to-date with relevant technology and the offerings of primary vendors and seeks new applications as appropriate to improve results. Is able to use Microsoft Office (or equivalent) software to prepare spreadsheets for data analysis and reports for management review and approval.

Professionalism – The ideal candidate speaks to and treats co-workers, customers, and vendor partners with courtesy and respect. Can be counted upon to be dependable, manage time wisely, and meet commitments. Sets high personal standards for quality, quantity, timeliness, and manner of performance. Works effectively with other team members, regardless of personal relationship or differences.

Gathering & Using Information – Seeking a candidate who effectively researches and finds needed information relevant to job tasks in an efficient, cost effective, and timely manner. Shows resourcefulness and tenacity in obtaining data, using a variety of methods and contacts as needed. Understands how to research and effectively leverage online information resources. Always considers the credibility of information sources, identifies questionable data, and further researches to verify. Logically evaluates collected information to make informed and valuable recommendations that are supported by information collected and data analysis.

Problem Solving – The successful candidate identifies and prioritizes significant problems and opportunities. Clearly states and defines the problem to be solved and breaks complex problems into simpler parts so that they can be dealt with more effectively and efficiently. Avoids jumping to conclusions prematurely; thoroughly analyzes all aspects of the problem and brainstorms alternative causes and solutions. Effectively uses available data and resources such as written information and/or subject matter experts to solve problems. Considers resource constraints when generating solutions.

Financial Modeling – The individual in this position will need to understand the common business models in one's industry including the financial benefits and the implications for structuring and managing the business. Understands how to effectively communicate and motivate to achieve financial goals.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, and

  • Four years of progressively responsible experience in area of assignment, or

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.


  • None

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