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Middle River Power

200 West Madison Street, Suite 3810
Chicago, IL  60606

(224) 804-6450

 
 

Interested in a career at Middle River Power?

At MRP, we offer a challenging, flexible, and rewarding work environment and are always looking for talented individuals to join our team. Please review the current openings below and contact us if interested.

 

Corporate Controller

MRP is looking for a Controller to help deliver accurate and timely financial reporting, sound internal controls, and critical review of business performance.

Applicants should be prepared to work in a team environment. Projects and work streams will require creativity, resourcefulness, and independent judgment. Applicants will be expected to help develop solutions to problems and provide value independently.

 

Responsibilities

  • Perform and review accounting for power generation operations including monthly, quarterly, and year-end close activities
  • Prepare month-end journal entries related to cash, gross margin estimates for revenues and cost of sales, plant accruals, and other various plant-related items
  • Prepare and analyze account reconciliations and ensure reconciliations are accurate and appropriately supported; unusual balances must be researched and resolved in a timely manner and issues communicated to management
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and year-to-date financial statements
  • Summarize and communicate financial statement variances in a clear and concise manner
  • Assist with internal and external audit requests
  • Assist in annual budget process and related variance analysis
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant accounting standards and internal policies
 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with in accounting or finance with a minimum of five years experience in accounting, financial reporting, or FP&A
  • Big 4 public accounting or Fortune 500 experience, and CPA certification/MBA preferred
  • Knowledge of accounting software including Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics preferred
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Strong analytical and technical accounting skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and meet required deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and complete responsibilities with limited supervision
  • Ability to effectively interface with and challenge staff from all disciplines

Financial Analyst

MRP is looking for a financial analyst to help in developing, interpreting, and implementing financial models designed to analyze existing investment performance, evaluate new investments, and present findings to management.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and maintain complex project and asset financial models that forecast detailed profit and loss, cash flows, and balance sheets
  • Apply market modeling and programming expertise to help design, maintain, and expand commodity price forecasting models
  • Work closely with operations, treasury, tax, and accounting to determine appropriate modeling assumptions and structuring 
  • Develop model assumptions and confirm reasonableness and accuracy through historical analysis
  • Gather, analyze, prepare, and summarize recommendations for financial plans, acquisition activity, future requirements, and operating forecasts
  • Perform economic research as required to develop assumptions around commodity price forecasting, asset depreciation, working capital requirements, comparable investment performance, and the impact of governmental requirements and regulations
  • Analyze alternative financing packages and support the closing of project debt issuances
  • General contribution to quantitative understanding within company, including providing briefings or occasional whitepapers explaining relevant topics
 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or closely related field, and three years of experience in any of the following disciplines preferred: investment banking, trading, commercial banking, and utility/independent energy experience
  • Knowledge of multiple areas including finance, tax, general business management, and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Previous experience with complex financial modeling with a focus on power plant economics and commodity markets preferred
  • An understanding of commodity trading activities, standard energy derivatives, and physical products and an ability to analyze and validate risk exposures preferred
  • Problem-solving skills to provide alternative solutions to complex issues
  • Entrepreneurial team player who excels in a fast-paced, challenging work environment
  • Confident speaker and presenter able to communicate with personnel at all levels
  • Efficient business writer
  • Energy industry experience strongly desired

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