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Director, Pricing and Financial Analysis

Date: Jan 13, 2020

Title: Director, Pricing and Financial Analysis 
Company: Peoples Gas System 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days

 


This position's pays is based on the skills, experience and education of the successful candidate.

 

 

About TECO Peoples Gas

TECO Peoples Gas System, Florida’s largest natural gas distribution utility, serves about 390,000 customers across Florida. Peoples Gas is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a geographically diverse energy and services company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Emera is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX-EMA). TECO companies have been recognized nationally as trusted utilities, environmental champions and for award-winning customer satisfaction.  Emera and its affiliates have a commitment to world-class safety, responsible environmental stewardship and renewable energy.

 

For the seventh consecutive year, the residential customers of TECO Peoples Gas have rated the utility highest in customer satisfaction among midsized natural gas companies in the south region in the J.D. Power 2019 Gas Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study.

 

Peoples Gas System values people who believe that safety and health, relationships and excellence are integral to how we work. In return, we value the diversity of our people and invest in their growth through: 

  • Competitive compensation packages: including base salary, bonus incentive, 401-K savings plan with company matching, pension plan, paid time off and medical, prescription drug and dental coverage
  • Opportunities for career growth: including a strategic focus on employee development plans, opportunities to advance within and between our affiliate companies and a tuition assistance program
  • Giving back to communities: including corporate investments in the places where our employees and customers live and work

 

Accountabilities:

We are looking to expand the leadership within the PGS regulatory team and looking for a Director, Pricing and Financial Analysis. The successful incumbent will oversee activities related to cost of service and regulated pricing of retail gas, regulatory financial analysis, and coordination of Peoples Gas filings with federal and state regulatory agencies. Furthermore, they will participate in the formulation of regulatory, legislative and business strategy.

 

More specifically, the Director will:

  • Direct the preparation, development, and filing of retail gas rate designs/approaches/forecasts, and special rate analyses and provide expert testimony for the same before FERC and FPSC.
  • Direct the coordination of all Peoples Gas filings with FERC and FPSC, and other such regulatory agencies. This function also includes docket management, management of discovery processes (including depositions) and regulatory proceedings, dissemination and summarization of documents and proceeding records within the company, and assurance of compliance with filing requirements related to regulatory matters before those agencies.
  • Participate in activities regarding state and federal legislative initiatives that affect Peoples Gas’ business, including review, analysis, drafting and editing of existing and proposed legislation.
  • Direct the development of quantitative and qualitative analyses on potential business issues and opportunities for Peoples Gas.  This includes providing regulatory and financial expertise on business opportunities and issues as required.
  • Direct the preparation of cost of service studies for FPSC and FERC proceedings and provide expert testimony for the same before those bodies.
  • Direct the preparation of jurisdictional separation studies for FPSC and FERC proceedings and provide expert testimony before those bodies.  Direct the preparation of such studies in support of annual regulatory surveillance reporting as well.
  • Provide regulatory strategy and policy analysis for FPSC and FERC issues.
  • Provide updates, expert presentation and advice to company officers and externally on current regulatory issues.

 

Competencies, Education and Experience

  • 10+ years of related regulatory experience ideally in the gas industry, with at least 4 years in a leadership role;
  • An accredited college or university degree in accounting, finance, economics, law or related discipline coupled with an MBA, CPA or Juris Doctorate degree is preferred;
  • Understanding of the gas industry structure, history, utility finance and accounting practices, ratemaking practices, legal and regulatory processes;
  • Ability to effectively manage a team and oversee cross functional project teams;
  • Superior financial acumen, sound judgement and ability to make decisions;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Outstanding organizational abilities with strong attention to detail;
  • Perceptive and resourceful;
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • Must work well under pressure and be able to manage simultaneous projects;
  • Must be willing to commit to long hours at times in a fast-paced deadline-oriented environment.

 

At Peoples Gas, our employees are our greatest strength. Our Leadership Competencies set standards that advance our business strategy, deliver results for customers, and provide career development for employees. We expect members of our leadership team to implement safety, health and environmental standards. The successful incumbent will also be a visible leader who cultivates innovation and supports change to ensure the business continually evolves. Furthermore, they will build strong, collaborative relationships that achieve results. The Director, Pricing and Financial Analyst will encourage others to speak about ethical concerns, listen when issues are brought forward, and take action to address any issues. Lastly, they will motivate their team to perform at higher levels and deliver exceptional service to customer as well as set goals for their department and seek opportunities to build strategic partnerships with others.

 

 

TECO 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 * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!

 

STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.

TECO Energy 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 TECO Energy 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.

 

TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TECO Energy 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 TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement
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)

ADA policy
It is the policy of TECO Energy 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. 

 

 


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