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PG&E Portfolio Management Analyst, Senior in San Francisco, California

Requisition ID # 46362

Job Category : Accounting / Finance

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Finance and Risk

Job Location : San Francisco

_ The Department_

The Market and Credit Risk Management (M&CRM) department consists of Credit and Emerging Risk, Governance, Analysis and Modeling, and Portfolio Risk Controls and Reporting functions. PG&E engages in various standard and nonstandard natural gas and electric procurement activities, and it is the responsibility of the M&CRM department to facilitate transaction execution and assist in mitigating market, credit and liquidity risks associated with contractual obligations and associated potential liquidity requirements.

The Portfolio Risk Controls and Reporting (PRCR) group within M&CRM is responsible for the management and enhancement of various energy procurement and risk portfolio applications. The group also monitors and maintains the risk control framework and has governance and reporting responsibilities.

_ Position Summary_

The Senior Analyst is an individual contributor position within PRCR. This position is expected to contribute in the areas of system maintenance and management, control environment understanding, reporting of risk metrics, energy market monitoring, and overall management of the energy procurement and risk infrastructure.


_ Reporting Relationship_

The Analyst, Senior reports to the Senior Manager, Portfolio Risk Controls and Reporting.

_ Job Responsibilities_

  • Monitor trader activities relative to policies, limits and controls and escalate exceptions.

  • Run production risk metric models and generate risk reports for review.

  • Perform Mark-to-Market, position & other risk calculations.

  • Perform the daily margining process.

  • Maintain data quality and model governance infrastructure to ensure that risk system data are accurate, and models are appropriately controlled.

  • Partner with & support front-office staff in systems, risk control, risk reporting and governance issues.

  • Assist in implementing risk tools that enable monitoring of market risk of portfolio; perform user acceptance testing and design use cases.

  • Develop and maintain risk control infrastructure with analytical and automated systems and business processes that monitor various energy procurement and risk systems.

  • Assist in designing and maintaining Excel worksheet models, including VBA code.

  • Contribute to the routine production, dissemination, and analysis of various risk metrics, risk controls, and daily procedures.

  • Perform regular and ad hoc analyses for other groups, including time-critical regulatory filings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Business, Engineering, Financial Engineering, Economics, Statistics, or Mathematics.

  • Minimum of five years of experience in data management and trading controls.


_ Desired Qualifications_

  • Master’s degree in Information Systems, Business, Engineering, Financial Engineering, Economics, Statistics, or Mathematics.

  • Excel and VBA and programming skills

  • Effectively copes with change, makes decisions and acts without having complete information and comfortably handles risk and uncertainty.

  • Applies knowledge, skills, and techniques to define, control, report, and improve processes

  • Even tempered, manages conflicts in a positive, non-abrasive manner and is comfortable interacting with individuals at all levels.

  • Demonstrated ability to abstract or synthesize from one set of ideas or facts to another, identify causal relationships, and anticipate obstacles,

  • Communicates with peers, subordinates, leadership, and stakeholders, using a variety of media and conveying information or conclusions in a clear, direct, and non-threatening manner

  • Can maneuver through complex organizational situations effectively and without disruption

  • Understands the company's overall goals and strategies.

  • Experience with energy industry contracts, both standardized and structured.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including explaining quantitative issues to non-quantitative colleagues.

  • Proactive in seeking and making improvements in complex processes and programs.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

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