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Southern Company Analyst, Sr Regulatory in Atlanta, Georgia

Analyst, Sr Regulatory


The Senior Regulatory Analyst is responsible for independently performing financial analyses to meet the reporting requirements of internal and external customers and stakeholders. The incumbent in this position will participate in the preparation of routine regulatory filings and in complex regulatory proceedings and rate cases.

This position is being posted as part of a job family. The position may be filled as a Senior Regulatory Analyst.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and/or review various regulatory related disclosures for Gas’ SEC and FERC Filings

  • Prepare and/or review rate of return and revenue requirement calculations

  • Provide rate case support through preparation and review of minimum filing requirements and exhibits

  • Prepare one off, non-routine analysis as needed

  • Prepare and/or review testimony for regulatory proceedings

  • Review and/or assess impacts of regulatory filings and regulatory proceeding outcomes

    Competencies and Requirements:

  • Understanding of accounting principles and concepts, including GAAP and FERC accounting

  • Advanced excel skills, including the use of excel based models

  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills, with a commitment to accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to interact effectively and collaboratively within the team, across the GAS organization, and with external parties to analyze and resolve regulatory issues

  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and meet deadlines

  • An understanding or strong interest in regulatory accounting and rate making

  • An understanding or strong interest in plant accounting

  • An understanding or strong interest in tax accounting

  • An understanding or strong interest in budgeting and planning

    Behavioral Attributes:

  • Self-starter with the ability to work on projects independently

  • Ability to work long hours

  • Ability to work a variable schedule

    Education, Certifications/Licenses:


  • B.A./B.S. in Accounting or Finance

    Related Work Experience:


  • 4-6 years accounting or financial analysis


  • 4 years in regulatory accounting, tax accounting, plant accounting or finance; experience in supporting rate proceedings

    Applicant may possess a combination of equivalent education and work experience.

Specific Skills & Knowledge:


  • MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint

  • ERP software application experience

Disclaimer : This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job; responsibilities may be changed or added without advance notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

Southern Company Gas provides for the energy needs of millions of U.S. households and businesses. As the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States, with more than 150 years of history behind us, we're working to ensure that Americans have access to an abundant, safely delivered supply of natural gas for decades to come. We offer our customers a wide range of energy services under one umbrella: seven regulated utilities as well as non-regulated businesses that offer retail, wholesale and storage services.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Accounting & Auditing

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Southern Company Gas

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

AGLR Corporate Office - 10 Peachtree Place NE (10AtlantaCODE)

10 Peachtree Place NE

Atlanta, 30309

Req ID: GAS2003662