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Business Planning/Budget Analyst II

Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Title: Business Planning/Budget Analyst II    
Company: Peoples Gas System
State and City: Florida   -  Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


Power up a career with us. Our People are our greatest investments.  TECO Peoples Gas offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. 


If you are interested in a career and not just a position, TECO Peoples Gas is the place to be!  


TECO Peoples Gas is the largest natural gas distributor in Florida serving more than 400,000 customers across the state. Just as it was 125 years ago when we started as Tampa Gas Company, natural gas is today’s No. 1 choice for reliable energy.  Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation and cost-effective sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do. 


TECO Peoples Gas is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a family of energy companies which also includes Tampa Electric and New Mexico Gas Company. Emera provides energy to residential and commercial customers in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean, with career opportunities available in all of these locations. 



Must be flexible and able to work in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment - overtime will be required. This position is in an operating environment, compliance with Company and OSHA safety will be required.



The primary responsibility of a Business Analyst is to support PGS Operations, Engineering/Construction, and Business Operations Support by providing operational statistical tracking, cost tracking, business metrics forecasting, and matrix development for process and procedural improvements. The Business Analyst performs recurring tasks that supports operational decisions and management reporting, including events analysis.  The Business Analyst responds to frequent requests from business unit management for ad-hoc reports and analysis and assists with the establishment of additional processes for cost control, operational effectiveness, and process improvement. 



  • Prepares operational reports (compliance, financial, operational statistics) for PGS Operations, Engineering/Construction, and Business Operations Support. 
  • Works closely with technical financial staff to determine appropriate operational and support opportunities Periodically assists the service areas in the development of data presentation for business unit analysis as needed. 
  • Works with team members to provide process related data and operational data to determine areas for potential improvements. 
  • Assists in establishing procedures to improve costs controls and process improvement efficiencies, including development of operational systems and tools. 
  • Administers operational dashboards for PGS teams to provide data for analysis and improvement.  Assists with the development of business procedure documentation. 
  • Assists in coordinating the operating areas Administrative process and responds to frequent requests from management for ad-hoc reports and analysis.
  • Assists the Measurement Operations Analyst in areas related to consumption monitoring. Independently completes assignments, and works on projects, of moderate complexity requiring analytical skills and significant knowledge of business unit operations. 
  • Independently follows procedures necessary to support PGS Gas Operations, CRP Business Planning group and associated budgeting and financial performance objectives, programs and processes.




Required:       Minimum of High School Diploma or GED

Preferred:      Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is preferred and may substitute for up to four years of related experience


Related Experience

Required:       A minimum of 8 years of related financial experience in a utility operating environment is required.  Related experience must include applying cost control and process improvements, prior spreadsheet modeling and PC database and mainframe experience (Access, TSO, QMF). 

Preferred:      Some utility accounting experience is preferred. Prior queries and macro programming experience is preferred, as well as experience with Cognos, Microsoft or other business intelligence systems.



Required:       Strong analytical, written and oral communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Access are required.  Must be very familiar with applicable business unit operations. 



  • Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships
  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Drives Operational Excellence for Customers
  • Speaks Up on Safety, Health, and the Environment
  • Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
  • Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgement



TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!


Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!


STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.


TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.


Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


ADA policy

It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.


Application accommodations

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 


Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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