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Southern Company Budget Analyst- Plant Farley in Columbia, Alabama

Budget Analyst- Plant Farley


South ern Nuclear

Budget Analyst – Finance and Business Operations

Plant Farley

This position is responsible for budget development, monitoring, and reporting for assigned departments at Plant Farley. This requires the implementation and compliance with Fleet processes and procedures.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills )

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or similar field required.

  • At least three years of experience in financial and accounting disciplines related to financial planning and analysis, and budgeting.

  • Professional with demonstrated excellence in operation accounting, budgeting, and cost control in the following fields is preferred: nuclear, generation, transmission, distribution, manufacturing.

  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to effectively tailor and deliver information to all levels in the organization and function well in a team environment.

  • High level of inquisitiveness.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize several assignments simultaneously, adapt to emergent issues, and perform routine tasks with little to no direct supervision to produce desired results.


  • Departmental Budget Development

  • Coordinate and support cost analysis and monthly re-projection process, refueling outage cost estimating and daily tracking, and development of management reports that enable Farley’s line organizations to collectively make prudent cost-related decisions

  • Periodic/Monthly Reviews & Accounting Closing Processes

  • Provide oversight for and assurance of compliance with fleet financial policies, processes, and standards.

  • Interact with and provide financial counsel to budget coordinators and management, regarding accounting, budgeting, and other financial issues. Includes reporting, analyzing cost variances, etc.

  • Ensure SNC fleet standards and best practices are consistently applied, and that assumptions are appropriately challenged, are developed with the requisite level of details.

  • Embrace and support a culture of excellent in optimization of station costs.


  • Southern Nuclear strives to balance the requirements of producing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy for our customers with the desire to provide our employees with the ability to perform their work remotely when possible.

  • Currently all roles require our employees to have the ability to report to and work on-site for some portion of the typical work week.

  • We recognize that many of our employees’ desire to work remotely in some capacity and we have created hybrid work arrangements that vary depending on the nature of the location and the work performed

  • We will be transparent in the recruiting process and provide clear information regarding the onsite requirements as well as any hybrid/remote work arrangements that are associated with the role/s you are applying to.

  • Remote/hybrid work arrangements are subject to change where it is deemed necessary for work to be performed on site in order to meet our customers energy needs

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 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national 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 utilities 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 Field: Accounting & Auditing

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-South Alabama-Columbia

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Plant Farley - 7388 North State Hwy 95 (7388COLUMBIA)

7388 North State Hwy 95

Columbia, 36319

Req ID: SNC2006772