Idaho Power Company Operations Settlement Leader in Boise, Idaho

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Application Deadline:

10/18/2017 at 11:59 pm Mountain Time

# of Positions:

1

Job Type:

Regular

Job End Date:

Exemption Status:

Exempt

Pay Range:

98,446.40 - 118,560.00 Annual

Minimum Age Requirement:

Job Description:

Idaho Power is seeking an Operations Settlement Leader. The Leader oversees and leads the daily, weekly, and monthly cycles of performing pre-settlements, shadow settlements, final settlements, invoicing, and adjustments of transmission and energy settlements in Power Supply. He/She interprets and implements complex transmission and market settlement concepts. The successful candidate is also responsible for accurate after-the-fact data collection and verification, reporting of data, and customer statements.

Typical Job Duties:

  • Ensure settlement staff meet deadlines of performing settlement activities.

  • Ensure customer’s settlement statements are accurate.

  • Lead staff to identify settlement anomalies and determine the cause.

  • Oversee the dispute resolution process with the market operator as necessary.

  • Work towards settlement dispute resolution on behalf of Idaho Power and its transmission customers. Respond to customer inquiries as needed.

  • Ability to interpret and apply FERC, NAESB, NERC, and organized market regulations to all settlement and after-the-fact transactions to meet both accounting rules and regulatory requirements that apply to Idaho Power Company (IPC).

  • Follow and understand policy and rulemaking actions that may impact settlement and billing operations.

  • Plans, schedules, and assigns work duties within settlement team ensuring work is timely, accurate and necessary. Assist teams in effective problem identification, evaluation, and solution.

  • Participates in the modeling, analysis, administration, interpretation and implementation of data requests to support the Company regulatory filings to the IPUC, OPUC, and FERC. Prepares work papers, exhibits, disclosure schedules and written testimony or disclosures that represent IPC's ATF operational settlement records used in regulatory filings.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Knowledge of:

  • The western EIM market and settlements

  • Electric industry transmission and power operations

  • Wholesale electric and gas market fundamentals.

Prefer

  • Regulated utility accounting principles.

Skills in:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Analytics and mathematics

  • Safeguards the integrity of sensitive or confidential information

  • Superb organization, prioritization and time management abilities

  • The ability to deal effectively with pressure and deadlines; and perform successfully in stressful/confrontational situations

  • Problem solving

  • Employee coaching and development.

Ability to:

  • Interpret the impact of changing policies on IPC settlements

  • Think across the affected functional areas (Power Supply Operations, Transmission Operations, Balancing Authority, Plant Operation, Rates and Regulatory and Engineering).

  • Effectively communicate the impact of complex market rules to executives and managers

  • Conceptualize upstream and downstream systems and processes that will have impacts to EIM settlements.

  • Lead a team versed in market understanding as well as understanding of highly technical applications

  • Prioritize tasks across multiple areas and help team members with prioritization

  • Think in abstract and apply general knowledge base to develop creative solutions to problems.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in economics, finance, accounting business, or engineering, OR equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience:

  • 7 years in market or power supply operations, finance, corporate analysis, with demonstrated leadership experience.

Prefer

  • 10 years in market or power supply operations, finance, or corporate analysis.

  • Five years of directly-related experience in an organized electric utility market or independent system operator or its substantive equivalent.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • The successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity for all applicants and employees and will be expected to support and facilitate a workplace culture of dignity and respect.

  • The successful candidate for this position will be required to complete scheduled compliance training and submit to periodic background investigations as mandated by NERC.

Competencies:

Communication, Customer Focus, Decision Making, Emotional Intelligence Essentials, Guiding Team Success, Influencing, Planning and Organizing, Resolving Conflict, Safety Leadership


Need Assistance Completing Your Application?

Please contact our Recruiting Office if you have questions, require assistance or accommodation while applying for employment with Idaho Power Company: Phone : 208-388-2965 or Email : jobs@idahopower.com

Idaho Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, and any other status protected by applicable federal and state laws.

Please note: Idaho Power will not provide sponsorship for obtaining an employment visa, such as an H-1B visa.

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Contact Information

Idaho Power Company

Recruiting Office

P.O. Box 70

Boise, ID 83707

Phone: 208-388-2965

Email: jobs@idahopower.com

Fax: 208-388-6695