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Rate Case Manager

Date:  Nov 5, 2022
Job ID:  3339

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Remote and Hybrid Work Opportunities:  Full Remote (WA Based)

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.


PSE's Rates & Regulatory team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Rate Case Manager position!
Specific details regarding the work arrangements for this position will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.

Job Description

Puget Sound Energy is looking for a Rate Case Manager to join our team.  PSE believes that our diverse workforce is our strength and diverse experiences promote creative business solutions and a respectful and inclusive work environment helps us better serve our customers.  We are on a journey to be a Beyond Net Zero Carbon Energy Company by 2045 and this role will play a key role to ensure we have the talent to get us there.  This position will manage PSE’s participation in the regulatory process as we equitably transform PSE to hit our Beyond Net Zero goals.

This position will be foundational to managing PSE’s regulatory processes. It will provide guidance to the organization related to regulatory matters that impact revenue requirement.  It will manage rate case testimony, exhibits and data requests across numerous witness teams with varying areas of expertise.  And it will provide alignment with financial planning and analysis regarding forecasting of revenue requirement.

To be successful in this role, the candidate must have superior analytical skills and be able to manage complex projects all while embracing teamwork in order to educate the organization on how to successfully participate in the regulatory process.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in preparation & adjudication of rate proceedings: Assist in implementing case strategies; work with witnesses to develop testimony/exhibits consistent with overall themes, proactively identify and address potential issues and their impact on revenue requirement.  Act as point person for all discovery responses, reviewing responses for consistency with overall themes/messages; anticipate potential issues with prepared responses and their impact on revenue requirement and rework responses with witnesses as necessary.
  • Participate in determination of assumptions for revenue requirement forecast/modeling for the plans outlook process: Review results of modeling outcomes to ensure appropriateness and consistency of assumptions.  Ensure alignment between how revenue requirement in rate cases are filed and litigated and how they are modeled.
  • Support & provide ongoing guidance on project prudency: Proactively manage prudency documentation and build the regulatory story for capital and O&M investments for inclusion in future proceedings.
  • Provide support for implementation of CETA requirements impacting revenue requirement: Support the Commission’s Used and Useful Standard
  • Provide support to PSE departments that are developing various strategic initiatives: Examples include Electric Vehicle pilot and the Clean Energy Implementation Plan.
  • Proactively review results and requirements from prior rate filings to ensure that current filings are complete and address all required elements.
  • Company & Industry Acumen - Cross functional partners see this person as the subject matter expert; ability to synthesize complex issues and effectively communicate them to management; pro-actively seeks broader responsibilities and knowledge; possesses the ability to step 'out of the weeds' and see the bigger picture.
  • Collaboration - Partner with directors and senior management to drive strategic initiatives and long-term business objectives.  Work products give leadership confidence in individual’s ability to collaborate across functions with little to no guidance.
  • Customer Focus - Anticipate customer needs and takes initiative to improve customer experience.  Identifies cross-functional opportunities and drives initiatives across the organization.
  • Innovation & Process Improvement - Take ownership of personal and departmental responsibilities while proactively identifying and implementing improvements to processes, procedures and systems; that appropriately considers stakeholder feedback.  Lead development of new processes or systems to drive change within the team or broader organization. 
  • Strategic - Use strategic thinking and critical reasoning to create solutions and drive value within business and team to meet strategic objectives.  Consistently anticipates and is proactive in addressing potential issues.
  • Influence - Use analysis to provide expert cross-functional feedback, aligned with strategic objectives that supports and drives business decisions.
  • Leadership - Provide guidance, lead interdepartmental projects, assist in educating other staff about how their jobs impact regulatory issues for rate determination and forecasting purposes.  Demonstrate the ability to delegate efficiently and manage departmental objectives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics or similar field of study.
  • Seven plus years of experience in finance and/or regulatory roles with progressively increasing levels of responsibility and project management experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management across multiple departments and contributors
  • Excellent customer relations skills, including problem solving and conflict resolution.
  • Excellent communications skills (oral, written, listening).
  • Ability to balance multiple projects, priorities and deadlines.
  • Excellent presentation skills with an ability to effectively communicate complex information.

Desired Qualifications

  • Seven plus years of experience providing guidance to organizations related to regulatory & revenue requirement impacts and/or management of rate case testimony, exhibits and data requests and forecasting of revenue requirements.
  • 5 years in a relevant department of a regulated utility.
  • Familiarity with the Uniform System of Accounts.
  • Working knowledge of SAP, ECC and FERC Module.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with Washington utility stakeholders including Commission Staff.
  • Previous revenue requirement experience.

Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.


At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.


Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at or 425-462-3017.

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