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Southern California Edison Energy Operations Advisor in Rosemead, California

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About Energy Procurement & Management (EP&M)

Energy Procurement & Management (EP&M) ensures that our customers have enough electricity to meet their needs, through the output of SCE-owned generation plants and purchase of electricity from independent generators. We engage in multi-year contracts from both traditional and renewable generators, and conduct day-ahead and real-time trading to serve our customers’ electricity demands.

The Job…

The Energy Operations Advisor will be in the Energy Contract Settlements group. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the settlements of all power purchase agreements utilizing settlement systems, including Endur, and other tools to extract and correlate large volumes of data. This position will be responsible for transaction system administration and payment-related user developed applications development and maintenance. The position will provide support to the group responsible for ensuring the accurate payment of a varied portfolio of contracts from simple to very complex in structure.

The position is part of a team of six employees reporting directly to the Senior Manager of Settlements Development Support. The successful candidate will have strong project management and technical skills.

This position is in the Energy Procurement and Management organization, which is contributing to SCE’s goal to be recognized by our industry as a high performance organization.

Day to day…

  • Advocates and partners with internal stakeholders to ensure readiness for settlement and compliance of all agreements per contract terms and conditions.

  • Provides support in the settlement of all power purchase agreements including providing resources for resolution of disputes, interacting with Contract Managers to obtain concurrence of contractual interpretations, establishing recommendations and conclusions based on analysis of complex data and monitoring and providing technical direction to aid in settling disputes.

  • Participate as a team member during system implementations to coordinate with external vendors and key stakeholders to gather information needed to analyze and evaluate existing or future settlement systems.

  • Provides support in maintaining the settlements systems, including Endur, and payment-related user developed applications development, testing, implementation troubleshooting, and maintenance.

  • Assists with analyzing and improving the settlements process, including designing metrics for measuring group performance.

  • Support development of recommendations and may provide consulting to address problems that may have cross-organizational boundaries and/or require general settlements knowledge.

  • Responsible for providing analytical support to ensure contract compliance and supports regulatory proceedings, including generating ad hoc queries for the preparation of required regulatory compliance filings, reports, and internal/external data requests including all appropriate documentation.

  • Works closely with Senior Specialists to provide ad hoc project management support and guidance on various Settlement initiatives and work functions, including onboarding and offboarding readiness.

  • Develops training materials and facilitates training of personnel that are required to process settlement requests on contract interpretation, regulatory requirements, and on how to utilize tools, systems, and data for optimization and efficiency.

  • Maintains a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices; and performing other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications you need…

  • Seven years of experience in functions related to contract settlements, contract management, electricity trading or marketing, accounting and/or project management.

  • Experience in applying project management principles, leading projects, working with cross-functional teams, and driving projects to completion with sensitivity to competing business needs and resources.

Other details that will set you up for success …

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering, or a related technical field.

  • Experience with calculating payments for energy and capacity contracts such as renewables, conventional power, combined heat and power, demand response, energy storage and/or natural gas.

  • Experience with contract settlements, CAISO electricity markets including settlements experience with market design and charge codes, energy, capacity, emissions, and/or Master Agreements (WSPP, EEI, NAESB, ISDA, Broker)

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.

  • Experience analyzing complex financial, regulatory, and/or business problems.

  • Proficient skills in any programming language and databases such as MS Access, Oracle, and VBA programming.

  • Experience with financial and/or quantitative analyses.

You should know …

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

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