Ecova is hiring an

Associate Energy Analyst

Spokane, United States

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At Ecova, we believe each individual, no matter the role, can make a difference for our clients, the environment and for themselves. Ecova is built on a strong foundation of integrity, community, leadership, persistence and urgency.

Our highest goal is to be the market leading, trusted advisor to organizations driven to maximize results, reduce expenses, manage risk and improve environmental performance. Our focus is to grow results on saving resources for our clients – from utilities to facilities. We apply data-driven insights – from demand to impact – to target inefficiencies and See More, Save More and Sustain More for our clients.

We strive to deliver results and innovation through efforts of our unparalleled people to each and every client with whom we engage. We’re on the look-out for team players to work with us in serving as an integral extension of our clients to measure, analyze and improve resource management. Come join the Ecova family… together we can Make a World of Difference.

Role Summary

This is an entry to mid-level energy analyst position responsible for performing specialized analytical services.

Role Description

  • Compile and interpret utility-related energy data and respective databases.  Compile standard and customized reports on electric, gas, water, sewer and other utility and energy data.
  • Track service type, vendor, location, rate and energy load, including kW and kWh by month or invoice cycle and by fiscal year in order to support regular monthly reporting.
  • Report anomalies regarding kWh usage on hourly, daily and weekly schedules, cost analysis against division budgets.
  • Support budget development by utilizing site, consumption, cost and forecast information for baseline development and final deliverable.
  • Assist with financial accrual, variance, and trending analysis reporting.
  • Use analytical abilities to determine and identify trends in expense and usage data.
  • Assist in searching for regulatory issues.
  • Facilitate energy trending and benchmarking process for clients.
  • Locate and evaluate sites that are not within the client’s standard profile for energy use and/or cost and report these outliers to appropriate client personnel.
  • Generate situation-specific reports and perform related investigative analysis.
  • Gather historical energy data, process and record contract data into AviTrack.
  • Contribute to the continuous process improvement for the analyst services provided.

Role Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or Engineering preferred.
  • Other combinations of experience/education may be considered
  • Two years of related experience or demonstrated experience in other analytical capacities.
  • Experience with report design and statistical analysis in a business or corporate environment
  • Familiarity with Excel spreadsheets – specifically formulas and pivot tables.
  • Familiarity with Access databases, SQL Server, web development tools

Ecova Information

Our salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience. We are a performance-based culture and have goal-based incentive programs and generous employee benefits. Our comprehensive benefit package includes medical, dental, vision insurance, life, AD&D, short- and long-term disability insurance. We also offer flexible spending accounts and 401(k) with a generous employer match.

Ecova is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation or preference, religion, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

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