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Sourcing Execution Sr Analyst / Analyst, Energy

Atlanta, GA 30309


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You Are:





Based in Atlanta, GA, the Sourcing
Execution Sr. Analyst will work as a key member of the Deregulated
Procurement Team within Accenture's Energy Practice. This position will be
responsible for sourcing electricity and natural gas for a range of commercial
and industrial clients with a focus on effective bidding of contracts,
scheduling of deliveries, and overall risk management. The Analyst should be
versed on regulated and deregulated energy markets and have experience
providing energy services to clients in markets throughout North America.
Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, RFP development, market
assessment, risk management, strategy development, contract negotiation,
contract management, product management, scheduling deliveries, and bill
resettlement. The Analyst will also communicate with key client stakeholders,
supplier partners, utilities, local distribution companies, and will access
both public and subscription data sources to gather timely, accurate, and
complete energy market intelligence and maintain required client reporting for the
procurement team.





Essential functions:



+ Present pricing recommendations to internal and client
management.


+ Facilitate the contracting process including confirming
contract executions with suppliers.


+ Ensure all contracted opportunities are properly recorded
in internal systems.


+ Natural gas balancing support, daily nominations and
settlements and direct connect familiarity.


+ Demonstrate industry expertise in strategies and
processes for purchasing natural gas and electricity.


+ Collaborate with team of energy professionals to
determine optimal energy strategy for clients.


+ Effectively communicate complex market, regulatory, and
risk management data to clients.


+ Develop strong support relationships with functional
leaders and key site operations personnel across all business units.


+ Influence thought leaders within the organization and
in our suppliers organization to identify and implement best practices.


+ Implement Key Supplier Management for the most
important suppliers in these categories.


+ Ensure metrics, governance, and actions are in place
for continuous improvement.



Job Responsibilities:



+ Publish RFPs, write recommendations, communicate
recommendations to clients, and receive contract signatures at a rate of
around 1 (of each) per week.



+ This role is customer-facing and will require strong
communication and analytical skills.



+ Oversee bill verification and other administrative
processes.


+ Weekly updates to Workflow and Contract Management
Databases.


+ Weekly reporting of completed and planned tasks in
weekly team meetings.


+ Regular communication with Manager and Project
Management (PMO/BPO) organizations.


+ Serve as regional expert, offering regional weekly
market report content and helping to assemble market intelligence
including regional utility shopping rules, standard offer rate
intelligence, etc.


+ Deliver weekly Market Report content for expertise area
by receipt deadline.


+ Fulfill weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports as
required by customers or business processes.


Manage any special or strategic projects
assigned.








Here's What You Need:



+ Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.


+ Minimum of 2 years experience in the areas of energy
procurement, energy markets, utilities, finance, risk management, and/or
quantitative analysis.



Bonus Points:



+ 2 years of project management experience in a corporate
and/or professional services environment (experience in energy or
sustainability preferred but not required).


+ Ability to interface with customers and suppliers via
strong written and verbal communications skills.


+ Strong analytical, problem-solving and multi-tasking
skills.


+ Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.


+ Adaptable working style to conform to the varied
corporate cultures and organizational structures of our customers.










Applicants for
employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the
future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United
States and with Accenture.


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Posted: 2021-01-13 Expires: 2021-02-12

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