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Sr Quantitative Analyst

Location: CHICAGO, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 225329
Date Posted: Jun 11, 2020

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Job Description

Description

At Exelon, we've got a place for you!  Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country.  You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery.  Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.  

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.  

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 150 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow.  Energize your career at Exelon!

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

The Sr Quantitative Analyst will analyze, design and develop models to support overall strategic planning for innovative utility platform initiatives. As a member of the Strategic Planning team, the successful candidate will collaborate directly with policy experts, finance, and regulatory teams across ComEd and EU. He or she will apply quantitative techniques to measure and analyze model risks and form opinions on the strengths and limitations of the respective models. A solid understanding of traditional financial valuation and modeling techniques along with a strong foundation in programing, statistical methods, and data analysis is essential.
 
PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES 

1. Leverage in-depth technical knowledge of modelling techniques, statistics and simulation approaches to develop valuation and pricing models. Conduct complex modeling, forecasting, trending, variance analysis, and other general financial analysis to be included within business cases.  

2. Support multiple projects to analyze and resolve key strategic issues facing the company as either a team participant and/or individual contributor
•Conduct primary and secondary research on strategic issues and serve as project analyst for strategy initiatives
•Develop and maintain analytical models in support of strategy initiatives
•Conduct strategic analysis and synthesize findings on issues that will have a major impact on the company’s performance  

3. Translate quantitative and business concepts into efficient, robust, supportable system design and architecture.  

4. Provide leadership, training, and mentorship to less experienced technical analysts on the team and in the organization.

5. Survey external industry data and stay current on industry trends/developments of importance to ComEd.

6. Partner with stakeholder analytics teams across ComEd and the Enterprise to expand the use and gather feedback on the models and systems.
 
POSITION SPECIFICATIONS 

Minimum:  

• Bachelor’s degree in quantitative field
• 5 to 8 years of industry experience
• Thorough understanding of financial mathematics concepts and modeling techniques
• Strong interpersonal skills and solid written and oral communication skills
• Excellent analytical skills - demonstrated financial/quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
• Ability to translate analysis into key messages and develop story line associated with project analysis
• Ability to frame ambiguous issues and structure appropriate analysis
• Demonstrated ability to apply strategic and critical thinking to problem solving
• Ability to work productively with diverse teams
• Ability to work independently to advance assignments and developing ability to drive efforts to completion 

Preferred:

• Masters or PhD in economics, business, engineering or quantitative field
• Energy industry experience
• Background in applied system dynamics theory
• In-depth experience with utility financial concepts
• Ideal candidate with have experience performing advanced quantitative analysis and developing and/or validating risk models to support senior managers in running their quantitative strategies.
 

 

 

Qualifications

 POSITION SCOPE 

• Reports to the Manager Strategic Planning
• Works under minimal supervision, relying on knowledge, skills and judgment acquired through education and relevant experience to plan and accomplish assigned tasks and goals
• Conducts analysis on strategic issues
• Interacts regularly with key managers and executives on issues

• Provides period written/oral presentations to key managers and executives on analysis of issues

DISCLAIMER
The preceding position description is intended to provide the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification.  It is not intended to be a detailed description of the position or a comprehensive listing of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position, nor is it intended to indicate the exact amounts of time an individual will perform various position duties.

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