Analyst Budget Senior


Phoenix, AZ, US

Date:  Nov 10, 2023

Requisition ID: 16462


Join us in building a better future for Arizona!

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power and named one of Arizona's best employers by Forbes. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.


Why Work at SRP

SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health, and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Pension Plan (at no cost to the employee)
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Available your first day: Medical, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Over 200+ hours of PTO (includes vacation days, holidays, floating holidays, and sick leave)
  • Parental leave (up to 4 weeks) and adoption assistance
  • Wellness programs (including access to a recreation and fitness facility)
  • Short and long-term disability plans
  • Tuition assistance for both undergraduate and graduate programs
  • 10 Employee Resource Groups for career development, community service, and networking


Are you eager to learn about SRP’s power plants? Are you motivated self-starter that is proactively looking to get involved and ready to help others? If so this opportunity within the Power Generation division at SRP may be perfect for you.


Under minimal supervision, performs budget planning and coordination activities for multiple Generation Sites (Agua Fria and Hydro). Provides planning analysis and problem-solving support including the use of various SRP computer systems for developing, monitoring, and managing power plant’ budgets. Provides consultation and guidance to the plant’s management in all phases of budget management. Facilitate regular meetings with plant management to develop, evaluate, review, and approve changes to existing and future O&M and capital projects. Continually evaluates procedures for efficiency and improvements.

What You'll Do

  • Processes all department invoices from both internal and external sources through CSV tracking system.
  • Confers with Supervisors and managers within the division on all phases of budgets to provide assistance or instructions at his/her own initiative.
  • Advises management personnel on budget status of items including additions, reductions or cancellations of requests.
  • Assists in presentation of special interpretive reports to management to keep them informed as to results compared with budget cost of operations.
  • Assists in analysis and evaluation of actual results and preparation of reports between budgetary financial plans and actual performance.
  • Keeps informed as to new developments in budgeting and financial planning techniques and recommends applications appropriate to project operations.
  • Creates, inputs, and monitors competitive service value data and reports results to internal SRP organizations.
  • Works with CSV Manager and Financial Planning to test reasonableness of spending and set annual pricing.

What It Takes To Succeed

Promotion to level 2 requires a minimum of two years experience at level 1; demonstrated capability to perform advanced and more difficult work as determined by the supervisor.  Promotion to senior level requires a minimum of three years experience at level 2; is fully competent in all aspects of functional area of assignment and as such would be recognized as a specialist in area of assignment and may have periodic or occasional lead responsibilities plus successful completion of any additional education and training specified.


Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


Hybrid Workplace

SRP currently offers a hybrid workplace, which allows employees whose jobs can be performed remotely, and who have sufficient technical capability, to telework up to three days per week. Although teleworking is available, all employees must live and work in Arizona. We are taking steps to protect the health and well-being of all team members, and by following a number of health and safety protocols, to reduce the risk of the coronavirus (COVID-19).


Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement

To promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers, and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.


Work Authorization

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix