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Senior Regulatory Analyst

Date:  Sep 21, 2022
Job ID:  3237
Location: 

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 Senior Regulatory Analyst 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’s Pricing and Cost of Services department is looking for a Senior Regulatory Analyst to join our team.  This role is integral to the work PSE does as it allows us to calculate our cost of service.  A successful candidate will turn data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions.  This work allows directly allows PSE to maintain and upgrade our infrastructure so our customers can have safe, dependable and efficient service.   

 

This role assists with strategy for implementing company policy and directives in regulatory proceedings through data analysis, rate research, statistical analysis, graphical representations, expert testimony, witness support, and other duties as assigned. The responsibilities of the position include preparing, collecting, compiling, analyzing, and reporting on technical, demographic, and financial data of the utility to serve as a basis for preparation of cost of service, regulatory reporting, rate setting and pricing, load forecasting, product and service development, and other financial planning. The role also provides witness assistant support in regulatory proceedings. 

 

The position upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities.  Promotes and supports a culture of total safety. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare regulatory filings, reports, and rate case testimony.
  • Provide financial, statistical and analytical support on pricing, rate design and cost allocation to be used in regulatory filings and internal reporting.
  • Acquire data from multiple data sources, interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports for regulatory filings and internal reporting.
  • Participate and provide support for the development of regulatory policy and strategy.
  • Provide witness assistant support in pricing, rate design and regulatory matters.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, economics, finance, or applicable field or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
  • 5 years of utility experience and a thorough understanding of state regulation of electric and gas utilities.
  • Strong management and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools.

Desired Qualifications

  • CPA, MBA, and/or Master’s degree (in accounting, finance, economics or statistics a plus). 
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience utility economics, finance, accounting or similar background.
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of cost of service studies and resource planning.
  • Experience strategically implementing data research and drafting testimony or other regulatory filings.
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets.
  • Experience in load research and profiling using load research software.
  • Programming experience.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy

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 jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue