Energy Analyst – Remote U.S. ONLY

Company Details

CBRE

Posted
03-Aug-2022

Service line
GWS Segment

Role type
Full-time

Areas of Interest
Building Management, Data & Analytics, Facilities Management

Location(s)
Chicago – Illinois – United States of America, Dallas – Texas – United States of America, Orlando – Florida – United States of America, Phoenix – Arizona – United States of America, Raleigh – North Carolina – United States of America, Remote – US – Remote – US – United States of America

JOB SUMMARY
The purpose of this position is to oversee the bill administration process and analyze energy usage and spend for an assigned site/region/account.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversees the bill administration process for all utility accounts ensuring that consumption and spend are tracked for the purpose of energy management.

Provides energy data processing and energy analysis to examine energy consumption and spend patterns and investigates anomalies and variances.

Acts as key contact to third party bill pay administrators and primary liaison with utility companies. Ensures quality control of the bill administration process and has vendor oversight.

Works in coordination with team, management, Facility Managers/Technicians as well as other internal and external stakeholders to ensure the accuracy of information.

Works with internal departments, back office service providers and clients for proper bill payment responsibility. Assists in the development of budget, reforecast and variance analysis processes at regularly scheduled intervals.

With the participation and support from the entire team, performs variance analysis monthly and budget & reforecast reports twice annually. Provides financial and analytic reports to management and stakeholders, including; YTD spend and remaining-to-spend, invoice receipt-to-payment statistics, billing reports, consumption reports, etc.

Monitors and verifies the activities of utility providers for the purpose of energy management and evaluates that such activities are in accordance with established guidelines for the account(s).

Trains users on how to navigate web-based systems and tools, including; EnergyCAP, MS Office, Sharepoint and Webex. Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university required. Minimum 1-2 years of related experience. Utility experience with strong financial management and/or technical analysis orientation preferred.

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
CEM and/or LEED accreditation preferred. CMVP designation is desirable and familiarity with the IPMVP protocol preferred.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE
Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.

OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES
Experience in the use of Microsoft applications with proficient-level Excel/spreadsheets and macros experience required.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.

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Bonus Eligible:
  • Colorado Residents: CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Energy Analyst – Remote position is $55,000 annually and the maximum salary for the Energy Analyst – Remote position is $75,000 annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE’s applicable benefit program

CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NOTE: An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.

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