Great River Energy

Financial Reporting & Forecasting Project Manager

Job Locations US-MN-Maple Grove
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RESUMES DUE BY February 25, 2018

Financial Reporting and Forecasting Project Manager

Maple Grove, Minnesota


More than power, we're about people. At Great River Energy, people are our first priority–both customers and employees. Here, you will find a team-centered environment that's rewarding, challenging, and exciting. As a cooperative-owned generation and transmission company, we are Minnesota's second largest utility based on generating capacity.


General Summary 

We currently have an opening for a Financial Reporting and Forecasting Project Manager in our Finance division. The successful candidate will work closely with the external auditors and internal departments. They will serve as the subject matter expert on accounting policies, standards and regulations. They will also be responsible for the short and long-range financial forecast.




  • Leads accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reporting
  • Leads the preparation of the short and long-range (30 year) financial plan, long range rate forecasts, and complex economic and analytical reviews in support of our strategic plan and financial strategy.
  • Designs, develops and implements customized software to prepare the long-range financial plan, with detailed assumptions and analysis for rating agencies.
  • Performs complex economic analysis and analytical reviews on various issues.
  • Delivers presentations of financial results to large and small audiences.
  • Assist with income tax reporting, planning and strategy.



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • MBA preferred
  • CPA required
  • Seven years or more experience, with four years in public accounting and three years or more in a leadership role required.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and data analytics tools required


Working Conditions:

Normal office conditions with occasional out of office meetings and some overnight travel.



Qualified professionals will find we have a lot to offer: competitive compensation, continued education, workout facility, generous retirement plan, along with many more benefits. Qualified candidates, please apply at under the Careers tab by February 25, 2018.  GRE is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vets Employer.


No agencies please.



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