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Otter Tail Corporation Rates Analyst in Fergus Falls, Minnesota


We have an opening for a Rates Analyst at our headquarters in Fergus Falls. Located in west central Minnesota, Fergus Falls is a friendly, thriving community with vibrant arts, growing businesses, award-winning healthcare, and excellent schools. Our company’s commitment is to environmental, economic, and community stewardship and we balance each decision we make with the impact it has on our friends and neighbors.

For this role, we require a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, and/or experience in financial services.

Superior analytic, process-improvement, and business acumen; understanding of economics and accounting theories necessary for electric rate design and revenue requirements determination is helpful; knowledge of regulatory rules, the governing statutes and legal process as applied to the regulation of an electric utility is helpful; the ability to establish and maintain effective professional working relationships; and demonstrated effectiveness in both written and oral communication skills.

The successful applicant must be able to work independently and as part of a team, thrive in an environment of multiple priorities, and work under pressure to proactively meet deadlines. Company and/or industry knowledge preferred.

Responsible for financial analysis used to determine the revenue requirements associated with various cost recovery mechanisms such as riders, as well as preparation of required financial information and analysis used in the development of general rate cases. Work with regulatory and legal staff on the preparation of regulatory and rate filings and the development of testimony, comments, and responses to information requests to support filings. Prepare exhibits and/or testimony, both oral and written, during general rate cases. Analyze alternatives and recommend options for regulatory treatment of changes in accounting standards based on thorough understanding of regulatory theory.

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package. In addition to the online application, please upload a current resume. We’ll accept applications accepted through January 30, 2022.




  • Bachelors or better in Accounting

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)