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Avista Utilities Regulatory Affairs Analyst - Multiple Positions in Spokane, Washington


Closes: February 13, 2023

Salary Range: $61,361 - $135,466

Full Range: $61,361 - $151,691 (Full position breakdown listed below)

Job Description Creates quantitative and qualitative analysis required to support corporate objectives, management decision-making, or comply with regulatory agencies or other reporting requirements. Assists in the development and implementation of pricing and/or regulatory strategies, advises and recommends to management appropriate actions, and represents the company publicly in rate case or open meeting matters before state utility commissions. Provides customer service and builds and maintains relationships with both internal and external departments/agencies in order to analyze, influence, streamline, and implement processes.

Minimum Requirement

Regulatory Analyst I

  • A bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, accounting, general business, tax, statistics or other related field is required.

  • Good understanding of subject area fields such as finance, economics, accounting, general business, tax, statistics and utility operations.

    Regulatory Analyst II

  • Requires a minimum of 5+ years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated relationship building, collaboration and influencing skills in working with internal and external stakeholders.

    Regulatory Manager I

  • Requires a minimum of 7+ years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of the company’s major business processes and operations.

    Regulatory Manager II

  • Requires a minimum of 10+ years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Demonstrated success in working with external regulatory staff, commissions, other state and federal agencies, and/or other industry participants. A team-oriented, collaborative approach to working with others.

Preferred Requirements

  • Preference will be given to applicants with a strong background in accounting, preferably public and/or utility accounting, plant accounting, auditing, and CPA license.

  • Other combinations of education and experience will be considered.

    Regulatory Analyst I, Salary Range: $61,361 - $79,154, Full Range: $61,361 - $88,052Regulatory Analyst II, Salary Range: $79,680 - $103,585, Full Range: $79,680 - $115,537Regulatory Manager I, Salary Range: $90,542 - $118,610, Full Range: $90,542 - $132,645Regulatory Manager II, Salary Range: $103,016 - $135,466, Full Range: $103,016 - $151,691

To Apply

Complete an online application and attach your resume and cover letter to your profile. All documents must be attached to your application at the time of submitting your application for review. No documents can be attached after you click "Submit".

Pre-employment screening requirementsEmployment is contingent upon the successful completion of a drug test, background check and motor vehicle records review.

Avista’s Commitment to Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Avista is committed to the goal of Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, sensory, mental or physical disability (unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification), Veteran status or any other classification protected by nondiscrimination law.

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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)