Jobs Xcel Energy – Principal Rate Analyst

Website Xcel Energy

Job Description:

To provide project supervision as well as regulatory and technical expertise for jurisdictional cost of service studies, revenue requirement determinations, fuel clause administration, and related projects for the Company’s electric, gas and thermal energy businesses for various state and Federal regulatory jurisdictions and agencies. Prepare and file expert testimony and stand cross-examination on contested issues before regulatory agencies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with Information Services to assist in the development, enhancement and maintenance of the area’s various information systems to meet the regulatory information needs of the Company and improve the information process.
  • Work with Xcel’s business units and regulatory management to develop regulatory strategies and work plans that will meet cost recovery objectives to ensure electric, gas and thermal energy rates that are competitive, profitable, and within regulatory guidelines.
  • This includes the analysis of other companies as well as alternative regulatory approaches
  • Develop plans to ensure effective revenue analysis strategies are made in a restructured environment. Develop proposals to achieve Xcel’s objectives in jurisdictions implementing retail choice.
  • Coordinate interveners and Commission staff data request responses and auditing functions on technical issues during general rate filings and other filed petitions, and assist in support required during the hearing process.
  • Also, provide information to Commission/Department when cases are not pending as a Company spokesperson on technical issues.
  • Develop strategies, draft testimony and/or exhibits to support assigned regulatory applications. Appear as an expert witness on behalf of the company. Analyze intervener testimony to formulate responsive testimony and assist with cross-examination strategies.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to appear as an expert witness
  • Must be proficient at database and personal computer analytical and reporting tools
  • Frequent overnight travel required; extensive overtime
  • Demonstrated detailed knowledge of the cost of service and revenue requirement procedures
  • 5 years of analyst experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Economics or related field (6 years related experience may substitute for the degree)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting, budgeting and financial forecasting procedures and systems

Job Details:

Company: Xcel Energy

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Amarillo, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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