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Southern Company Analyst, Programs & Controls in Atlanta, Georgia

Analyst, Programs & Controls


Basic Function:

Primary responsibility is for the analytical support for Engineering activities across the enterprise. Duties will include supporting the development of Engineering documents, document maintenance and standardization, tracking of Engineering training programs, development and creation of scorecards for monthly/quarterly reporting on Engineering initiatives, and other support tasks for all LDCs. Position will also provide support for AGSC, AGLC/CGC and VNG Engineering leadership on budgets, financial metrics, project tracking, audit compliance, and other reporting and analysis as necessary.

Representative Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Engineering leadership and key engineers at each LDC in the creation, revision, documentation, and maintenance of Engineering process and procedure documents including Company Engineering Guides.

  • Coordinate and consolidate Engineering training documentation and programs across the enterprise.

  • Develop and provide monthly tracking of all (AGLC/CGC, VNG, and Nicor) Engineering Design personnel training and development activities in support of ensuring a properly trained and qualified workforce.

  • Determine and/or develop a common location for all Engineering process and procedure documents and ensure that appropriate Engineering personnel can access the files.

  • Maintain versioning of key Engineering documents to help ensure consistency with current federal, state, local, and Company regulations.

  • Create and maintain scorecards for key Engineering initiatives used in monthly update meetings with senior management.

  • Review and coordinate responses to key audit and compliance reporting for AGLC/CGC/VNG including AFE overspend, OSHA & Company driven training, and other items as necessary.

  • Assist AGSC Engineering Director and AGLC/CGC Director of Engineering Design on monthly reporting including capital and O&M variance reporting, project tracking and other initiatives.

  • Assist AGSC Engineering Director with rate case and annual regulatory required capital budget filings including analytics, capital data requests, and presentations.

  • Create visual presentations (tables, charts, graphs, etc) of financial and program data to clarify report information.

  • Perform other essential functions as assigned.

Education and Experience:


• BA/BS Degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, or related discipline

• 3-5 years experience in financial analysis, process management, or related work


Equivalent academic education and experience


• Strong understanding of Company procedures, processes, and systems

• Utility, Natural Gas, or other energy industry experience

• Working knowledge of PeopleSoft financial and budgeting systems or similar systems



• Advanced proficiency in MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and moderate proficiency in other MS Office tools

• Strong analytical skills and ability to solve problems

• High degree of initiative and ability to work independently and collaboratively

• Exercising sound judgment in use of oral and written communication skills

• Ability to work across a matrix organization structure with horizontal and vertical teams

• Strong attention to detail

GAS Success Factors:

Executing for Results Collaboration and Building Relationships

Learning and Thinking Industry Knowledge/Business Acumen

Honoring Corporate Values & Standards

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

Rare travel to other Company locations including Virginia and Illinois

Local travel to visit construction sites for training and collaboration

S outhern Company Gas provides for the energy needs of millions of U.S. households and businesses. As the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States, with more than 150 years of history behind us, we're working to ensure that Americans have access to an abundant, safely delivered supply of natural gas for decades to come. We offer our customers a wide range of energy services under one umbrella: seven regulated utilities as well as non-regulated businesses that offer retail, wholesale and storage services.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy company serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries as of Jan. 1, 2019. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company, a fiber optics network and telecommunications services . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices below the national average. For more than a century, we have been building the future of energy and developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, advanced carbon capture technologies, natural gas, renewables, energy efficiency and storage technology. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation and a low-carbon future, Southern Company and its subsidiaries develop the customized energy solutions our customers and communities require to drive growth and prosperity. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and govern our business to the benefit of our world. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have been recognized nationally by the U.S. Department of Defense, G.I. Jobs magazine, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, Forbes and the Women's Choice Award. To learn more, visit

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Engineering

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Southern Company Gas

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

AGLR Corporate Office - 10 Peachtree Place NE (10AtlantaCODE)

10 Peachtree Place NE

Atlanta, 30309

Req ID: GAS2002906

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