Location: West Palm Beach or Fernandina Beach preferred, Florida
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: REGUL002552
This position can be located anywhere in the State of Florida with a preference for the West Palm Beach area or Fernandina Beach Florida area.
The Regulatory Analyst III is responsible for the preparation of Company Rate Proceedings and related analysis and preparation, as assigned. The Analyst will assist in developing and implementing new programs, rates, and other regulatory strategies within the proceedings as assigned. Responsibilities also include proposing solutions to key business issues, when necessary, and making oral and written testimony and support to state regulatory agencies.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops understanding of regulatory accounting and analysis to support and prepare regulatory rate proceedings.
Assists in preparation and support of tools and analysis used in the Company’s rate proceeding filings.
Prepares regulatory filings and petitions before regulatory bodies including the Public Service Commissions in all of the Company’s jurisdictions.
Prepares and sponsors formal written testimony and data requests relating to all regulatory proceeding filings.
Prepares rate and revenue analysis, tariffs and rate designs related to regulated rates.
Works with state Public Service Commissions (PSC) and Public Counsel/Advocates (OPC) including auditors and staff, along with outside auditors to provide necessary assistance and information.
Assists with regulatory strategic planning, and development of rates, programs and filings within the Company’s regulatory proceedings.
Assists in preparation and support of the proper accounting treatment related to PSC approvals within the Company’s rate proceedings.
Internal: Business Unit Personnel, Business Planning, Accounting, Financial Planning, Financial Reporting, Business Development, Internal Audit, Governmental and Legal, Communication and Customer Care.
External: PSC Auditors and Staff, OPC Staff, Company External Auditors, Industry Regulatory Personnel and Organizations.
Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
Knowledge of company tariffs, rate design, and regulation.
Knowledge in the Microsoft Office suite of software.
Knowledge of the Epicor suite, UI and FRx of software preferred.
Knowledge of Business Objects and related software.
Must have a high level of initiative and be able to be self-directed.
Must have leadership qualities.
Must seek efficiencies in all areas to create overall process improvement.
Must be able to respond creatively to unique situations.
Utility Accounting knowledge.
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants with a disability that need assistance applying for a position may email firstname.lastname@example.org or Ruth Warner, Director, Human Resources Operations at email@example.com.
Utility accounting, financial analysis, regulated utility analysis, rates, and cost of service experience preferred.
Minimum of five to seven years of utility and regulatory affairs experience required.
Must have four year degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other related field.
Must have a valid Driver’s license. Must be able to travel, Company-wide and training in relevant fields.
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (“Chesapeake Utilities”) is an energy delivery company publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “CPK” (NYSE:CPK). Chesapeake Utilities is not, nor has it ever been, affiliated with Chesapeake Energy Corporation.
We are a diversified energy company that has been serving customers since 1859 — distributing natural gas, propane gas and electricity; transporting natural gas; generating electricity and steam; offering mobile compressed natural gas (CNG) solutions; and more. As a trusted energy provider, our Company is built on a legacy of caring. We are committed to making positive contributions to the economic prosperity and sustainability of our communities. We promote the development of our employees — including the strategic thinking and creative energy that are vital to develop future growth opportunities.