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Alliant Energy Regulatory Relations & Policy Analyst II - Hybrid in Madison, Wisconsin

Bring YOUR energy to Alliant Energy!

At Alliant Energy, our purpose is to serve customers and build stronger communities. We are passionate about powering beyond the market challenges of today, while powering what’s next in energy. When our employees say “I am energy,” it means they take pride in the work we do when disaster strikes, as well as all the days in between. We reward our highly hardworking and dedicated teams and give them the support they need to ensure their safety, wellness and financial security for themselves and their families.

If you enjoy challenges, have strong communication skills and are passionate about the work you do we invite you to consider Alliant Energy.

What sets us apart?

  • Alliant Energy offers a full compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Employer Cash Contribution, Long and Short-Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

  • ​Year after year, Alliant Energy is recognized by major publications and foundations as a top employer and leader in the areas of equity and sustainability. This includes Newsweek’s list of Most Responsible Companies, Forbes list of Best Midsize Employers , a perfect Corporate Equality Index Score as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality and being named to the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index.

  • Our employees make a difference through their work and personal activities. In 2021, employees, retirees and our charitable foundation collectively contributed $11.5 million and volunteered over 75,000 hours.

Job Summary

Alliant Energy is hiring for a Regulatory Relations & Policy Analyst II position. In this role we are seeking an analytical and passionate professional to develop, coordinate, and lead sophisticated regulatory policy and pricing analyses for regulatory filings before state and federal regulators.

This is a hybrid position and will work remotely and report to the Madison, WI while training and then on average a few days a week. Candidates must reside in either Iowa or Wisconsin.

In this position you will contribute to the implementation of regulatory projects and cases while collaborating with other business units. You will also represent Alliant Energy in public and regulatory forums.

What you will do

  • Assists in formulating regulatory affairs and rate case strategy and assimilates market intelligence from customers, and competitors. Assists in developing company position and internal and external responses related to pending regulatory initiatives and for compliance with tariff requirements and state and federal regulations in all applicable jurisdictions and regulatory environments by coordinating regulatory research; monitoring changing regulatory compliance requirements; interpreting regulatory positions; evaluating impact; preparing research reports; and communicating actions required.

  • Designs market pricing and tariff changes by performing routine to moderately complex quantitative analysis (i.e.,. class cost of service studies, rate design); designing and preparing tariff filings; assisting with the preparation and delivery of rate and regulatory policy communications materials for internal and external audiences; and ensuring proper administration of tariffs and riders.

  • Assists in preparation for and may participate in negotiations with customers, regulators and interveners related to regulatory activities.

  • Analyzes, researches, and coordinates regulatory data analysis, regulatory filings and other related projects and requirements, ensuring timely and clear communications and response internally and externally.

  • Ensures effective regulatory communications by developing and maintaining working relationships with regulatory staff and interested parties (e.g., customer interest groups); coordinating internal and external regulatory communications; preparing written testimony, exhibits, and other written materials; and providing oral testimony before regulatory bodies as required.

  • Assists with implementation of regulatory compliance and document management systems and processes and provides advice and assistance with regulatory compliance across business units.

  • Coordinates project schedules and the preparation of documents related to regulatory commission orders, data requests and responses, compliance filings, witness testimony and exhibits, regulatory management reports, and other departmental records. Plans and prepares regulatory reports and implements performance measures.

  • Improves processes associated with regulatory programs and initiatives by identifying and evaluating opportunities for continuous improvement (e.g., cost/benefit analysis), develops recommendations, and supports the application of process improvement tools and techniques.

  • Participates in cross-functional teams, including members from accounting, finance, legal, customer services, customer solutions, marketing, and operations.

  • Maintains an understanding and knowledge of regulatory affairs in all applicable jurisdictions and regulatory environments.

  • Assistson wholesale pricing and rates implementation, including assisting on the implementation of formula rate processes (such as monthly energy rates), preparation of service costs and revenues estimates under theformula rate structure,and analysis of market forecasts.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree Economics, business administration, public policy, engineering or related field. Preferred

Required Experience

  • 2 years of experience in regulatory affairs, energy industry, or related field.

  • Experience reading and interpreting and applying state or federal regulations in a business setting.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strongly skilled in Microsoft Excel.

  • Financial analysis skills.

  • Strong communication skills and being able to translate technical material to a broader audience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of utility operations and energy industry issues.

  • Demonstrated ability to apply all types of process improvement tools and techniques, including information management systems.

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results through teams.

  • Demonstrated solid interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proven ability to achieve results with a minimum amount of direction.

  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse work environment.

Our people are passionate about what they do, the product they sell, and the customers they serve. If you're looking for an opportunity to be a part of a work family that values collaboration, innovation and dedication, we're the right company for you.

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Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.


The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

It's an exciting time to join Alliant Energy! Our innovative thinking and fresh, sustainable approach to energy sets us apart. If you're looking for a place that values diverse backgrounds, offers flexible work options and wants to build better communities and a better tomorrow, consider a career with Alliant Energy.

At Alliant Energy, our employees make a difference by delivering an essential service for our customers and communities every day. We care about our employees. We want them to be safe, happy and healthy.

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