Southern Company Business Ops. Analyst (Birmingham) in Birmingham, Alabama

Business Ops. Analyst (Birmingham)


Business Operations Analyst


The Business Operations Analyst is responsible for providing coordination, support, and oversight of financial and business analyses and initiatives. This position also supports Southern Nuclear’s asset management and capital budgeting processes and administers the Corporate Project Review Committee process. Additionally, the position maintains SNC’s interface with the Electric Utility Cost Group (EUCG) Nuclear Committee and provides economic analyses and special studies.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Engineering is required

  • Advanced degree or professional certification is desirable.

  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills

  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization

  • A strong understanding of and experience with the Company’s budget process and practices, utility operations, and financial analysis is a plus

  • Ability to manage, prioritize, and execute multiple projects simultaneously under limited supervision

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is required

  • Proficiency in SOFIA/SARA, PowerPlan, Capital Budworks, and other financial applications is desirable

  • A working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and reporting requirements of the Federal Electric Regulatory Commission (FERC) is preferred.


  • Provide ongoing support for the SNC fleet capital budgeting and reporting processes

  • Coordinate and administer SNC’s Corporate Project Review Committee (CPRC) process

  • Lead SNC’s cost benchmarking efforts in support of the annual Electric Utility Cost Group (EUCG) data surveys. Perform cost trend analyses and economic assessments of projects using the EUCG data.

  • Support the development and publication of the annual Strategic Plans, providing joint owners with detailed data and insight into future business plans and strategies.

  • Participate in the development, coordination, and publication of the Southern Nuclear Risk Profile.

  • Prepare and communicate meaningful SNC financial data and analysis to the owner companies and joint owners, as requested.

  • Prepare special studies and analyses, as requested, to support SNC and owner company financial and regulatory strategies and requirements.

Southern Nuclear's top priority is the safety and health of the public, our employees and the environment. We are committed to the safe operation of our nuclear generating facilities with equipment and systems that meet strict Nuclear Regulatory Commission safety and design regulations. Each Southern Nuclear employee is committed to instilling Institute for Nuclear Power Operations' "Principles for a Strong Nuclear Safety Culture" in every aspect of their responsibilities.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.


Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

The Energy Center - 3535 Colonnade Parkway (3535Birmingham)

3535 Colonnade Parkway

Birmingham, 35243

Req ID: SNC2005217