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Evergy, Inc. Regulatory Analyst I/II/Sr/Lead in Kansas City, Missouri

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SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS

JOB TITLE: Regulatory Analyst I/II/Sr/Lead

REQUISITION ID: REG000L

DEPARTMENT: Regulatory Affairs - Kansas City Headquarters

LOCATION: Kansas City, MO

PAY RANGE: Regulatory Analyst I: $46,400 - $58,000

Regulatory Analyst II: $56,800 - $71,000

Regulatory Analyst Sr: $72,000 - $96,000

Regulatory Analyst Lead: $84,800 - $113,000

Scheduled Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Other hours as required)

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for contributing to multiple regulatory projects through all phases in a timely, cost effective and efficient manner through collaboration with various departments within Evergy. Projects assigned vary greatly in size and complexity. Regulatory Analyst Sr will be responsible for leading and performing multiple activities related to regulatory projects. Lead Regulatory Analyst leads and performs activities with regulatory projects as assigned along with Project leadership.

  • Required to keep abreast of regulatory trends and maintain a working knowledge of the electric utility industry. Identifies and maintains a broad knowledge of the issues of importance to the Company; assimilate and evaluate information from a variety of sources and recommend strategy, solutions, or actions based on the analysis of the information and knowledge of technical and business principles and practices.

  • Provide guidance to Company personnel concerning regulatory matters. Makes appropriate recommendations for changes/additions/deletions to existing rates, rules, and regulations or other regulatory matters. Support Evergy regulatory initiatives through information gathering and analysis, leading to appropriate recommendations. Regulatory Analyst Sr/Lead may support efforts associated with responding to Commission staff and stakeholder data requests.

  • Develop internal and external working relationships. Ensures timely processing of information to meet regulatory requirements and minimize any negative impact on the Company; identifies priority issues; influences behavior to protect the best interests of Company’s customers and stakeholders and enhances corporate image. Regulatory Analyst Sr/Lead communicates Company position on issues and serves as liaison with Commission staffs.

Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires a degree at least as advanced as a Bachelor's degree in a business-related field, engineering, accounting, economics, quantitative analysis, or science. Advanced degree preferred. Professional certification (i.e. CPA, PE, etc.) is preferred.

Regulatory Analyst:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in the regulated utility industry is preferred.

Regulatory Analyst Senior:

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in the regulated utility industry is preferred.

  • Knowledge of electric utility systems, accounting statements and financial concepts as used in a regulated electric utility environment is preferred.

Regulatory Analyst Lead:

  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in the regulated utility industry is preferred.

  • Knowledge of electric utility systems, accounting statements and financial concepts as used in a regulated electric utility environment is preferred.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required:

  • Must possess good written and verbal communications skills, capable of: listening to gather and synthesize information; speaking in a clear and concise manner to convey information often technical in nature; preparing written material that provides study results, reports, memos, testimony and documentation of subjects often technical in nature.

  • Must have solid problem solving skills and be capable of researching issues using multiple sources of data and appropriate technical tools available; analyzing and synthesizing data gathered; transforming data gathered into information that can be used to facilitate decision making; drawing appropriate conclusions based on information and; making sound recommendations that consider the proper balance among the various interests of internal operations, customers, regulators, shareholders, and competitors that may be impacted by the recommendation.

  • Areas of proficiency include some or all of the following:

o Wholesale markets, cost of service, regional transmission organizations, and federal regulation

o Regulated utility operation, construction, or maintenance

o Retail cost of service, rate design, and state (KS & MO) regulation

o Load Research and the management of interval data

o Rates administration including rules & regulations

o Regulated utility accounting as well as general accounting

o Utility billing and Commission generated customer complaint resolution

o Development, implementation, or maintenance of regulatory systems

o Possesses a high degree of work initiative.

o Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications and demonstrate the ability to learn other software products as necessary.

o Lead: Possesses a high degree of work initiative and project leadership ability.

Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: None

Working Conditions: Normal office working conditions.

Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

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Job Field: Regulatory

Req ID: REG000L

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