Regulatory Affairs Manager

San Dimas, CA

$ 140000.00 - $ 155000.00 Management
10/31/2022 4:17:00 PMPST
Job Type: Retail Direct Hire
Minimum Experience: Not Specified
Recruiter Name: Jason Elrick

Job Description

POSITION DEFINITION: Regulatory Affairs Manager

The Regulatory Affairs Manager performs a wide variety of substantive and complex analytical, business, regulatory and ratemaking-related tasks that affect the operations of the company. This includes, ensuring that the Company complies with regulatory requirements and filings.  The Regulatory Affairs Manager must be able to combine analytical skills with an ability to communicate effectively to various internal and external stakeholders. This position will mainly be responsible for the regulatory matters associated with the electric operations of Bear Valley Electric Service, Inc.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages the development of applications, prepared testimony, exhibits and work papers for all general rate case applications as well as other applications filed with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
  • Serves as Project Manager for processing regulatory applications through the CPUC
  • Provides testimony at hearings involving general rate case and other regulatory proceedings
  • Represents the Company in industry-wide proceedings and workshops at the CPUC and other regulatory agencies
  • Maintains open communication with Accounting Department regarding rate issues
  • Provides expertise and advice on regulatory issues to operating and accounting personnel as needed
  • Maintains ongoing contact with CPUC to obtain status of current rate issues, rules and regulations.  Develops rapport with CPUC staff and Commissioners to consistently communicate company information and gather insight relevant to regulatory issues facing the company and the Commission
  • Responsible for performing complex regulatory, accounting, budgetary and statistical analysis
  • Communicates relevant CPUC related issues to Company personnel
  • Interacts with customers when necessary to discuss rate-related matters
  • Supervises and develops assigned regulatory personnel
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory deadlines established by the CPUC and governmental agencies
  • QUALITIES OF A SUCCESSFUL PERSON IN THIS POSITION

    The successful Regulatory Affairs Manager has the ability to:

    • Balance multiple project assignments
    • Analyze situations accurately and take effective action
    • Reason logically and creatively
    • Utilize a variety of analytical and research techniques to resolve complex utility or regulatory problems
    • Demonstrate ability to manage projects and personnel
    • Maintain composure under stressful situations
    • Complete assignments independently or with minimal supervision
    • Work productively and effectively when faced with time pressures, disruptions, or multiple responsibilities
    • Make sound decisions based on the information available
    • Present key facts, points, or inferences in writing in a clear, organized, and concise format
    • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Read, interpret, and analyze data and present ideas and information effectively
    • Write a complex report that includes facts, conclusions, and recommendations
    • Read and understand technical materials
    • Interpret and synthesize information across different or multiple sources
    • Coordinate work assignments with other managers in Regulatory Affairs
    • Demonstrate knowledge of regulation and cost of service issues
    • Understand industry tariffs and rate design

Job Requirements

MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting, mathematics, economics, business, engineering, environmental or resource planning, or a related discipline required
  • Seven to ten years of verifiable work experience in accounting or finance or utility regulatory analysis
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in researching, analyzing and preparing statistical and analytical studies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prepare statistical and analytical studies using spreadsheets and word processing software
  • Proven ability of completing multiple project assignments
  • Utility experience in a regulatory environment strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications (advanced Excel skills preferred)
  • Two years' supervisory experience preferred
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