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Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Vienna, VA 22182

Posted: 02/02/2023 Telecommute: Hybrid Specialty: Regulatory / Compliance Job Number: 11631 Employment Type: Direct Hire

Job Description

Our client has a direct hire opportunity for a Regulatory Affairs Specialist to work a hybrid schedule out of their Springfield, VA location. This is an important role, serving as a point of contact for the Virginia Public Service Commission. The ideal candidate has experience in the Utility industry, excellent communication skills, and a go-getter attitude. If you’re looking to make a significant impact in your career, please consider this your next step. There is room for growth and advancement with this opportunity.

 

This position offers a good work/life balance, competitive salary (commensurate with experience), great benefits, paid time off, educational assistance and more! Sponsorship is not available.

Responsibilities

  • Provide lead regulatory support in rate cases, accelerated pipe replacement proceedings, and regulatory filings before the Virginia State Corporation Commission (VASCC)
  • Recognize issues of importance and identify options and business unit resources that are needed
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional team members to complete filings on time
  • Review VASCC Orders and provide brief assessments of key points within R&RA and to applicable business units
  • Identify potential changes to Company tariffs that can better facilitate business unit or Company objectives
  • Work with legal department and business units to meet all regulatory reporting and compliance requirements in the District
  • Review data provided from business units for compliance reports and conduct detailed follow-up, as needed
  • Use data assembled from various business units, make rate calculations for various tariff services, e.g., a rate for the Purchase of Receivables from competitive suppliers
  • Assist the Assistant VP of Rates & Regulatory Affairs and Manager of Regulatory Affairs in the management of rate cases and other docketed state regulatory proceedings
  • Identify regulatory risks to the Company’s financial and operational interests and provides options to address
  • Conduct research of regulatory and industry issues and trends that affect the Company’s financial and operational interests, including but not limited to local, regional, and national climate policy

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, or similar
  • 1 - 3 years of regulatory and/or utility experience, with a focus in state regulatory areas
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of utility ratemaking, rules, practices, and policies that govern the local gas distribution business
  • Financial literacy, including basic excel skills like creating formulas
  • Project Management experience

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