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Evergy, Inc. Finance & Treasury Analyst in Topeka, Kansas

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SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS

JOB TITLE: Finance & Treasury Analyst

REQUISITION: TRE000A

DEPARTMENT: Finance & Treasury - Topeka Headquarters or Kansas City Headquarters

LOCATION: Topeka, KS

Kansas City, MO

PAY RANGE: Treasury Analyst I: $46,400 - $58,000

Treasury Analyst II: $56,800 - $71,000

Sr Treasury Analyst: $64,100 - $85,500

Lead Treasury Analyst: $75,800 - $101,000

Scheduled Work Hours: Core hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Senior Director, Finance, this position is responsible for various types of treasury and financial analysis, research, covenant compliance, and for making interest and lease payments. Performs routine finance and treasury management tasks, including the determination of the daily cash positions of Evergy and its subsidiaries, initiation of electronic payments and accounting and journal entries to support cash transactions. The person in this position will be directly exposed to corporate finance including debt capital markets, all three of the major credit ratings agencies, and leading investment banks. This position will be responsible for researching issues related to mortgage indentures, performing calculations supporting treasury management, preparing disclosures for the Company’s quarterly and annual financial statements, assisting with the issuance and refinancing of debt and equity capital, and monitoring the Evergy’s investments in the defined benefits (pension) plan and nuclear decommissioning trust funds. The successful candidate will be familiar with basic Treasury and Finance concepts, practices, and procedures. The role will assist in preparing cash forecasts, perform necessary accounting and record keeping tasks and interface with banks and internal departments on Treasury issues. Other duties will include participating in the financial analysis and decision support process and creating and producing presentations for senior management and the board of directors.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manage the calculation of the daily cash position through evaluation of bank balances, interaction with enterprise operating units, and prioritization of disbursement and collection activity, using a Treasury Management System (TMS) to determine the appropriate borrowing/repayment level required to meet daily liquidity needs while minimizing idle balances

  • Assist with the issuance and refinancing of debt and equity capital. Coordinate efforts among trustees, internal, and external legal counsel.

  • Research and assist with position development on key issues related to financial instruments and related indentures and covenants; track, initiate and confirm payments on bonds and debentures; ensure timely and accurate filing of compliance documents.

  • Perform complex financial analytics, including the creation and modification of models for business cases, financial forecasting, refinancing opportunities and various other company projects and regulatory initiatives as needed.

  • Perform monthly reporting on the Company’s long-term debt outstanding, short-term interest rates, and variable rate securities.

  • Assist with short-term borrowing and investment activity

  • Initiate and manage electronic funds transfer activity

  • Preparation of cash forecasts

  • Perform required accounting entries, record keeping and reconciliation of cash balances to general ledger accounts

  • Maintenance of finance and treasury data repositories and statistics

  • Ad-hoc corporate treasury and finance projects

Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires a bachelor’s degree in a technical field. Accounting or Finance preferred. Experience in financial modeling or analytics, or related accounting functions. Master of business administration (MBA) preferred. Entry level candidates through highly experienced candidates will be considered for this role.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Understanding of accounting and financial principles and a solid working knowledge of financial statements

  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills including application of technical reading and data insights

  • Confidence in leading meetings, comfort with making decisions and ability to document and respond quickly to inquiries

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

  • Ability to assimilate information from various sources to determine a recommended course of action

  • Understanding of payment methods and treasury services

  • Understanding of financial short and long-term financial instruments and risk reduction methods

Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required:

Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) certification preferred

Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) certification preferred

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification preferred

Working Conditions:

May be required to work irregular hours when necessary. Normal office working environment.

Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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Job Field: Finance and Accounting

Req ID: TRE000A

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