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Forecasting and Planning Director

Date: Sep 8, 2017

Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, US, 87109

Company: TECO

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Why Join New Mexico Gas Company?

Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico Gas Company manages more than $1 billion of assets, including 12,000 miles of natural gas pipeline in a service area that covers 6,501 square miles, operates in 23 of the 33 counties in the state and supplies 60 percent of the population of New Mexico.


The ability to serve our 520,000 customers is rooted in the commitment of 700 employees across New Mexico. As we grow, we’re excited to welcome new team members who are committed to our purpose, values and our approach to business. Our ever-changing company is creating exciting opportunities for our workforce and the communities where we operate.


New Mexico Gas Company is proud to be an affiliate of Emera, Inc., one of the 20 largest energy companies in North America with $29 billion in assets, more than 7,400 employees and 2.5 million customers in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean.


By joining the NMGC family, you can count on a safety-focused work environment, competitive pay and benefits and opportunities for training and personalized development to ignite your career.


Title: Forecasting and Planning Director 
Company: New Mexico Gas Company
Location: Wyoming 
State and City: New Mexico  -  Albuquerque
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


This position closes on Sunday, October 8, 2017. 


This position pays between $111,655.00  to $159,507.00 and is based on skills, experience and education of the successful candidate.





Directs the forecasting, long-term planning, implementation, and business strategic analysis of the Company. Oversees complex financial analysis for the Company’s business strategies and makes recommendations to senior leadership.



  • Directs the financial planning, forecasting, budgeting, and specialized business concepts and functions (Plant Accounting and Taxes Other Income Taxes).


  • Reviews financial analysis and makes recommendations for asset utilization, business opportunities, and cost reductions.


  • Oversees Planning’s participation in the development of financial reports and analyses in the areas of budgets, forecasts, financial plans, governmental requirements, statistical reports, cash flow projections, and business forecasts.


  • Manages the load and revenue forecasting process for the company’s annual operating plan; defines the parameters for the load and revenue forecast and reviews the output to assure consistency and reasonableness of the forecast.


  • Develops and communicates the timeline and schedules for the annual budget and forecasting process to appropriate field personnel and management; set deadlines for data requirements and provides necessary support for the process.


  • Leads various groups to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations regarding financial plans, acquisition activity, new business planning, trended future requirements, government requirements, and operating forecasts.


  • Manages the integration of key analytics and reporting tools to meet regulatory and business unit activities, costs, status and trends; leads the development of new analytics to determine and quantify key financial drivers and relationships that will assist in prioritization of actions across the Company.


  • Represents the accounting position of the gas utility through communication with internal and external customers and auditors, governmental agencies, and other company personnel about completed transactions, proposed transactions, exchange of information, and problem solving.



Direct Supervision:       Manager, Accountant I, II, Senior, Accounting Specialist 

Indirect Supervision:     Accountant I, II, and Senior and Financial Analyst Senior



Internal:       Regular, frequent contact and communication with all levels of officers, management and team members within New Mexico Gas and Affiliates. Frequent internal contact with departments across the organization and affiliate companies.

External:      External contact with NMPRC auditors/staff, FERC auditors/staff, attorneys, and internal as well as external auditors.




Required:     Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline.

Preferred:    Masters of Business Administration (MBA)



Preferred:    Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)



Related Experience

Required:     Minimum of ten (10) years of work experience with progressively more complex forecasting and financial analysis responsibilities. In-depth experience in long-term planning and strategy.

Preferred:    Regulated utility and plant accounting experience.


Supervisory Experience

Required:     Six (6) years supervisory experience.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)

Required:     Broad knowledge and understanding of finance and accounting. Strong leadership and organization skills as well as excellent oral/written communications and presentation skills.




Business & Job Knowledge

Build Organizational Relationships Judgment

Ownership & Excellence

Adaptability / Leading Change




Work Safely

Developing People



This position may require overtime during peak periods to meet deadlines.



New Mexico Gas Company (NMGC) offers a competitive Benefits package!!


Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs and more!


NMGC and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our NMGC customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


New Mexico Gas Company, Inc. (NMGC) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


NMGC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at NMGC will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.


ADA policy
It is the policy of NMGC to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.


Application accommodations
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 


Nearest Major Market: Albuquerque

Job Segment: Pipeline, Energy

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