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UNS Energy Corporation Rates Administration Analyst I, II or Senior in Tucson, Arizona

Rates Administration Analyst I, II or Senior

Company Tucson Electric Power

Location Tucson, AZ

Requisition ID 5606

About Us

UNS Energy Corporation ( , headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary ofFortis Inc. ( , the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. Our public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., power our economy by providing electric and gas service to nearly 700,000 customers in Arizona.

We embrace a spirit of giving, dedicated to improving quality of life in the communities we have served for generations, and in TEP’s case, since the 1890s. We’re building a cleaner, greener grid, with more wind and solar power than ever before, while maintaining safe, reliable, and affordable service.

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Our culture is rooted inshared core values ( that define how we work and who we are. Our team of innovative professionals bring their authentic selves to work each day to power our vision and make a difference. Be Part of Our Story.

We create opportunities for employees to thrive through:

  • Continual growth: In an industry changing faster than ever before, our commitment to professional growth and leadership development means we never stop challenging ourselves to explore new possibilities.

  • Active Engagement: We support a collaborative environment, with peer-to-peer learning and employee-driven groups that foster an inclusive culture.

  • Total compensation: UNS Energy Corporation also offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes a 401k plan with a generous company match, a company-sponsored pension plan, affordable individual and family health insurance plans, tuition assistance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and much more.

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Job Description - Rates Administration Analyst I, II or Senior

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· Do you want to be part of a company culture founded on safety, teamwork, collaboration, and positive leadership?

· Do you want the opportunity to grow yourself in your current job and beyond?

· Do you want to live in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, with beautiful landscapes all around and a city immersed in culture and diversity?

If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, read on. We want to know of your interest. If you apply, you are not just a number, you are a possible team member! Our culture is at the heart of our success and we are looking for talented individuals for the position of Rates Administration Analyst I, II or Senior to bring their skills and experience to the table while enriching our already strong culture.

Position Description

Responsibilities of the Rates Administration teamisbilling, testing, and implementation of gas and electric service rates and special revenue charges into the Company’s rate and billing system according to regulatory deadlines. The team oversees and prepares transactions, journal entries, account reconciliations and financial statement analysis associated with these activities.Additionalduties includetracking oftransactions, evaluating billing terms included in potential contracts and serving as the subject-matter experts for all rate administration functions.TheRates Administrationdepartmentserves asa critical link between the operating areas within UNSEnergy and the Financeand Accountingfunctionsto translate operational data into meaningful financial data.

The successful candidate will enjoy working with others to achieve commonobjectives, have strong analytical skills, andpossessa questioning mind. The successful candidate will be expected to become an expert insettling market transactionsandperforminganalysis while acting as a resource to other departments within the Company.

Position-Related Responsibilities

The following job levelsbuild upon each other with scope and responsibility increasing with each level.

Requirements for all employees include:

  • Maintains confidentiality for all matters regardinghighly sensitivecorporate and outside party information gathered and used in the normal performance of the settlements function.

  • Understandsandobservesthe Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Code of Conduct as it applies to the positions.

  • These positions may provide services to affiliates of the Company subject to the UNS Energy Code of Conduct and the related Policies and Procedures.

Rates Administration Analyst I :

  • Ensurescompliance with terms and conditions of contractsand tariffsin accounting and billing.

  • Under direct supervision, conducts research and analysis.

  • Assistswith preparation of compliance reports and other projects.

  • Takes initiative to grow in functional knowledge.

  • Collectsmarketdata for reporting

Rates Administration Analyst II :

  • PerformsAccounting functions including journal entry preparation.

  • Identifiesandsuggestsprocess improvement changes in the use of IT systems and work processes in theRates Administrationgroup.

  • Develops an understanding of the rules and regulations for ACC, FERC, DOE, and SEC.

  • Evaluates new rules and regulations affecting energy transactions andparticipatesin their implementation. 

  • Oversees a small project or phase(s) of a larger project.

  • Takes initiative to add to body of functional knowledge anddemonstrateproficiencyin subject matter.

  • Ensuresall payments made intimelymanner; tracks outstanding receivables

  • Collects and analyzesmarketdata for reporting

Senior Rates Administration Analyst :

  • Strong analytical skills. Has primary responsibility for complex research, analysis, and compliance.

  • Ability to research, draw conclusions and make recommendations.

  • Curiosity and desire to understandaprocess and how it relates to other processes.

  • Readily communicates the status of specific projects, programs, or on-going work;exhibitsjudgment to elevate at the right time.

  • Performs complex and varied accounting functions including preparation and/or review of journal entries, GAAP research, preparation or review of financial data used by other departments, and analysis of financial results associated withRates Administrationactivities.

  • Possesses athorough understanding of the rules and regulations for ACC, FERC, DOE, and SEC. 

  • Prepares or reviews financial and operational reports required by the FERC, DOE, ACC,or other regulatory agencies.

  • Provides research and analysis related to the feasibility and cost/benefit of different contracts and strategies in support of Pricing and Retail Marketing issues.

  • Interacts with departments throughout the organization on billing and accounting issues and reportingrelated to market transactions. 

  • Assistswith implementation of improvements or modifications toRates Administrationsystems and procedures.

  • Oversees multiple projects, some ongoing, and can deliver projects to successful completion with minimal guidance.

  • Understands business drivers and can deliver solutions which accurately and effectively meet business needs.

  • Identifiesand communicates barriers totimelyand successful completion of work assigned and suggestspossible solutions.

  • Identifiesprocess improvements and recommends practices which improve effectiveness.

  • Takes ownership of data and canidentify, draft, and implement validationmethodologyto ensure that data isaccurateon a global basis.

  • Coordinates and expedites resolution to problems which occur with respect to a wide variety of matters necessary for the professional, effective, and economical completion of the job.

  • Hasa high degree of breadth and depth of functional knowledge.

  • Consistently delivers work without errors.

  • Isself-directed and needs minimal supervision.

  • Exhibits leadership qualities. 

  • Ensuresmarketsub-allocations are correctly billed to customers

  • Collects,analyzesand interpretsmarketdata to create reports

  • Files and tracksbilling disputes withcustomers and market portals

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Broad-based businessacumen with strongproject management, research, and reportingskills.

  • Strong analytical ability to gather and summarize data for reports, find solutions to various administrative problems, and prioritize work.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively;verbally and in writing,with the ability to choose the best medium for the situation.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.

  • A high degree ofinterpersonalskills tomaintainpositive relations with other areas of the company.

  • Exhibit discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive information.

  • Demonstrated fluencywithspreadsheets (Excel)andword processing (Word).

  • Ability to become proficientwith multiple IT systems used for billingand in other computer software applications.

(Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.)

Level I Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A degree in Accounting or related field is desirable but a combination of relevant education and experience will be considered.

Level II Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires BA/BS or Master's degree and 3 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Senior Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires BA/BS or Master's degree and 5 years related experience, or equivalent combination and education and experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Public accounting experience is highly desirable.

All employees are expected and required to adhere to the Company Code of Ethics and Principles of Conduct.

Pay Rate: Competitive pay based on qualifications and experience

All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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