Southern California Edison Senior Finance Project Manager in Rosemead, California

Job Description

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About Operational Finance:

Southern California Edison is one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric utilities. We are an industry leader that is designing new and innovative ways to meet our customer’s needs. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who enjoy the challenge of working on key industry changing projects. We need your good ideas and your contributions to remain a leader in this industry.

Position overview:

The Senior Finance Project Manager (Sr. Advisor) will be part of the Operational Finance group within the Finance organization at SCE. The successful candidate’s initial assignment will work closely with our Operating Units and act as a financial and strategic advisor by developing short and long-term forecasts, providing budget support and analysis, and supporting regulatory filings.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Applies expertise in corporate finance, financial analysis, and critical thinking to identify and clearly communicate the resolution of unusually complex issues. Issues typically require innovative solutions.

  • Leads, contributes and supports the translation of 5-year operating plans to operating budgets used for multiple financial planning purposes including the General Rate Case.

  • Leads support for the evaluation, development, and implementation of multiple projects or business cases that have major financial or operational impact to the business unit or Company.

  • Participates and contributes to cross-functional development teams to address strategic issues.

  • Key contributes to the development of strategic plans and objectives for the organization.

  • Acts as a key consultant to senior management.

  • Tests all fiscal and budget assumptions used by the Operating Units in developing operating plans, including assumptions used in prioritization of work and assumptions in the “risk-informed” planning approach prepared by the Operating Unit.

  • Develops operating budget and General Rate Case forecasts by estimating costs and benefits of operating plans during annual budget development cycle and General Rate Case cycle, respectively.

  • Maintains a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

  • Performing other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in finance, economics, accounting or related discipline.

  • Ten (10) years of experience in the field of financial or strategic planning and analysis.

  • Five (5) years of experience managing projects including project development, implementation, reporting, schedules, and risk management.

Desired qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience developing financial models and utilizing modeling tools.

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams or acting as team lead.

  • Experience analyzing information and/or data, developing recommendations and solutions, and effectively communicating recommendations to management.

  • Experience facilitating meetings and presenting to a variety of audiences and levels across the organization including; Supervisors, Managers, Directors and Vice Presidents.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Products such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Strong experience in using Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) tools such as SAP or Oracle.

  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain a safety conscious work environment.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to integrate work across relevant areas, develop the business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and productivity, manage risks appropriately, develop and execute business plans, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers.

  • Must demonstrate effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery, team building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation.

  • Must demonstrate strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, interpersonal skills, communication, and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.


  • Relocation may apply to this position.

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.