Regulatory Rate Analyst

Here is a brief job description:
The primary functions of a Regulatory Rate Analyst are to perform rate design and analyses, establish annual cost recovery factors, participate in regulatory and price change proceedings, assist in special contract rate pricing and prepare rate change requests for filing.  Other functions include conducting special projects and studies, resolving tariff application conflicts, and responding to tariff information requests.
Responsibilities:
Prepare cost recovery projection, actual/estimate and true-up filings as well as monthly and annual reports required by the Florida Public Service Commission or other regulatory agencies.  Also prepare internal monthly reports such as, but not limited to, cost recovery revenues, interchange, billing determinants, lighting and surveys. 
Complete rate analyses for specific customer(s), customer groups and customer classes for internal use or in response to external events, requests or opportunities.  Perform cost-effectiveness evaluations on cost recovery programs to ensure FPSC compliance and direct program modifications to improve cost-effectiveness, as needed. 
Prepare regulatory petitions, discovery (e.g. interrogatories, production of documents, data requests, etc.) responses, testimony and other documents, including MFR's for price change proceedings.  This also includes coordination with legal counselors for internal and external witness deposition and hearing training and preparation. 
Conduct special projects and studies to address current or future rate problems or opportunities.  Participate in rate design planning and trial rate and/or revenue studies leading to proposed contract or tariff preparation and support. 
Provide responses to internal and external requests for rate information, billing histories and rate projections and impacts.  Prepare typical bill comparisons and Rate Bulletins; update tariff sheets and customer bill inserts pertaining to rate information, as needed. 
Research regulatory precedents related to current issues and concerns. Provide regulatory perspective and analysis at meetings.  Participate in regulatory issue resolution activities. 
Participate in the development and implementation of improvements in software systems utilized in cost analysis, price change preparation, cost recovery and planning for future costs and rates.
Coordinate cost recovery projection, actual/estimate and true-up filings 
Complete complex rate analyses and provide responses to internal and external requests for rate information, billing histories and rate projections and impacts 
Draft petitions, discovery responses, testimony, MFRs and other documents related to regulatory matters.  Directly work with legal counsel on internal and external witness deposition and hearing training and preparation 
Serve as a lead for coordinating company responses to regulatory agencies as well as acting as a point of contact for regulatory agencies 
Participate in rate design planning and trial rate and/or revenue studies which may lead to a proposed contract or tariff development and support 
Represent Regulatory Affairs on various company project teams; provide regulatory perspective and analysis.
Education, licenses & certifications:
Degree must be from an institution accredited by the Commissions on Colleges 
Required: Associate degree in accounting, finance, economics, engineering or business is required. 
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, engineering or business is preferred.
Required skills & experience:
A minimum of 3 years of experience performing the duties and responsibilities of the Rate Analyst or another position of comparable level in the regulatory field.
Required knowledge, skills & abilities:
An extensive knowledge and understanding of the regulatory framework, commission rules and regulations, company tariffs and rate design concepts is required. 
Demonstrates the ability to lead special projects, work with all levels of employees throughout the company and apply rate design concepts for regulatory issue resolution or the development and implementation of improvements in software systems utilized in cost analysis, price change preparation and planning for future costs and rates. 
Must be able to complete highly complex duties involving a wide variety of situations requiring considerable analytical skills and judgment. 
Strong math aptitude. 
Strong understanding and use of personal computer applications including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with emphasis on spreadsheet analysis is required.

I look forward to hearing from you
 
Cordially,
 
Mohammed Abdul
 APN Software Services, Inc .
 39899 Balentine Drive, Suite 385, Newark, CA 94560 .
 Direct: 510.623.5049
 Ph.: 510-623-5050 Ext. 107 | Fax: 510.623.5055 | Email: abdul@apninc.com

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