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Black Hills Energy Regulatory Analyst I, II, Senior, or Principal in Denver, Colorado

Regulatory Analyst I, II, Senior, or Principal

Location: Denver, CO, United States

Job ID: 35063

Date Posted: Jan 4, 2024

Salary: $ 63700 to $ 95650 Annually

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Job Description

Job Specifications

Directly supports leadership in all regulatory matters for assigned state(s) or jurisdiction(s) to achieve the company’s business plans and comply with regulatory requirements. Plan, prepare, research, analyze and implement regulatory strategies and plans in collaboration with cross functional teams. Prepare information for internal decision making and regulatory filings with the respective commission or regulatory agency. Support accurate, timely and innovative regulatory initiatives, including but not limited to rate review filings, compliance filings, tariff proposals, financial plan support, and data analysis and studies.

SALARY RANGE: Determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

  • Analyst I:$63,700 - $95,650

  • Analyst II:$75,550 - $113,350

  • Senior Analyst:$88,700 - $133,150

  • Principal Analyst:$100,650 - $166,050

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Manager, Regulatory

LOCATION:Denver, Colorado

  • A comprehensive relocation package is offered for this position! Details about his package will be shared during the interview and offer process.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Monitor, review, research and analyze federal and state regulatory requirements and industry issues and present to appropriate stakeholders.

  • Assist in the development of and support regulatory initiatives, including initiatives to increase revenue opportunities or reduce regulatory lag, that support business strategies.

  • Research and communicate the proper interpretation of rates, rules, and terms and conditions of service to company personnel through written and verbal communications.

  • Assist in the preparation and review of in the implementation of tariff changes and/or new tariffs.

  • Assist in the preparation and review of testimony and intervenor data request responses for regulatory filings.

  • Assist in the preparation, filing and support of cost recovery riders and adjustments clauses and regulatory compliance filings.

  • Analyze, understand and interpret company financial and statistical data used in all studies. Present analytical conclusions (orally and in writing) to management, and other partners in an organized, concise and timely fashion.

  • Assist in engagement with (commissions or regulatory agencies by providing timely, accurate reports and regulatory filings, meetings, and other interactions that advocate on behalf of the company.

  • Maintain professional working relationships with all employees, regulators, commission staff, business associates, consultants, customers, and other stakeholders.

  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Analyst I:

  • No experience required. Training provided.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field of study required or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Analyst II:

  • Minimum of (3) three years of experience in finance, accounting, regulatory or related field required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Engineering, or related field of study required or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Senior Analyst:

  • Minimum of (5) five years of experience in finance, accounting, regulatory or related field required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Engineering or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Principal Analyst:

  • Minimum of (7) seven years of experience in finance, accounting, regulatory, testifying in front of a state regulatory body, or related experience required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Proficient understanding of the utility regulatory process and various ratemaking policies and concepts, including revenue requirements, cost allocation, cost of service, rate of return, and regulatory accounting and financial analysis.

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, and the ability to perform detailed and complex analysis.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks, project schedules and priorities effectively within a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent user capabilities with MS Office software (proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.) Experience working with database, financial and collaborative software tools (FileNet, Sharepoint, Peoplesoft, Utilities International, etc.)

  • Ability to accurately perform required tasks and meet deadlines while paying close attention to detail and understanding and considering the big picture.

  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and to work independently as well as with a team.

  • An eagerness to learn and quickly assimilate information and concepts.

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of business information.

This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. Job descriptions may and do change periodically. Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the agreement will apply.

About our Company:We are a customer, growth and safety focused utility company that is dedicated to our communities. We improve life with energy as an energy partner of choice. Our diverse culture fuels unique perspectives, opening doors to new insights and possibilities. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, we have over 3000 employees and serve 1.3 million natural gas and electric utility customers across eight states (South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Arkansas).

Enjoy our Comprehensive Benefits Package! Annual discretionary bonuses, 401(k) (6% company match and up to 9% company retirement contribution), tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off benefits, including paid holidays and parental leave, company paid life insurance and disability benefits (short and long term), an employee assistance program and well-being benefits, and competitive medical, dental and vision insurance.

Candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Black Hills Energy does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or status as a protected veteran. If you require reasonable accommodation, please visit careers.blackhillsenergy.com for more information.

Wage: 63700 to 95650

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