Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Senior Utility Financial Analyst, G-18

Occupation Group

Accounting, Auditing, Economics and Finance

General Information

Starting Salary

$53,339

Job Rate

$67,827

Job Description

Utility Financial Analysts perform a variety of financial analysis activities (such as examining overall financial condition, financing mechanisms, review of financial statements, risk, capital structure, cost of debt, cost of equity, diversification, and relative business positions) related to public utility regulation.  Employees evaluate all of the financial components involved in utility petitions, rate case filings, forecasting, and special projects, and then make recommendations based on their findings.  These positions are located in the Department of Public Service.

Who has this title?

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

Bachelor's degree with at least 18 credit hours in finance, economics, and/or accounting. At least nine (9) of these credit hours MUST be in finance; and two years of professional experience that includes: analyzing financial/investment practices, assessing financial condition and cost structure, analyzing new securities issues, assessing financial and business risk, and the measurement of the cost of capital;

OR

Master's or higher degree with at least 18 credit hours in finance, economics, and/or accounting. At least nine (9) of these credit hours MUST be in finance; and one year of professional experience that includes: analyzing financial/investment practices, assessing financial condition and cost structure, analyzing new securities issues, assessing financial and business risk, and the measurement of the cost of capital.

Appointment Information

Appointment Information

Candidates may also be appointed to a traineeship to this job title from the PCO eligible list. See the Select Job Titles description for more information. For further appointment information, see the Appointments tab in the PCO Overview.

To Apply

To apply for the examination for this PCO Select Job Title you must apply for the PCO examination by February 22, 2017, fill out and submit the PCO Questionnaire by April 5, 2017, and take the PCO written test in April of 2017. The application for and information about the PCO examination is at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/.