Tuesday , March 21 2023

Principal Business Analyst – SoCalGas Careers

Website SoCalGas

Job Description:

Provides high level technical support in developing, monitoring and reporting of business unit financial plans, supporting Company and business unit strategic decision-making and evaluating financial impact of major business and regulatory issues. Provides high level technical support to business unit segments in financial consulting, process costing, process improvement, new product/services development planning, performance measurement support and analysis, and performance of the business unit revenue-generating programs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepares business unit financial plans and supports business unit management in preparation of strategic plans. Coordinates the preparation of OM and capital budgets for business unit segments that this position is responsible for.
  • Manages the tracking and analysis of operational and financial performance measures and indicators. Analyzes information requirements and leads development of computerized solutions to meet such requirements.
  • Prepares analyses of financial and operational data to assist operational departments and business unit management to achieve performance targets.
  • Supports the Company and business unit in regulatory proceedings such as general rate case applications, performance based regulation proceedings and special filings including performing financial analyses of major business and regulatory issues and new product/service programs.
  • Evaluates and analyzes proposed rulemaking with respect to financial impact to the business unit and the Company.
  • Manages and develops a team of business/financial planning consultants.
  • Acts as the financial resource for business unit segments relative to financial planning, analysis and budgeting, new product/services development and implementation, workflow analysis and costing information to evaluate and ensure competitiveness.
  • Manages business unit revenue and cost planning and analysis and provides support to management in development and coordination of the resource allocation process at the business unit including modifying and/or improving the process as business needs change.
  • Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).

Job Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to interpret accounting and financial theories and to apply them in problem solving.
  • Able to convey complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to technical and non-technical audience.
  • Full understanding of the “big picture” and ability to interpret accounting, regulatory and financial theories and concepts, and develop alternative solutions to the
  • Company’s current business and regulatory issues to enhance competitive positioning and maximize shareholder value.
  • Must possess initiative, decision-making skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Experienced project leader. Able to organize, plan, control, coordinate, and effectively manage cross-functional assignments and projects.
    Strong interpersonal skills. Able to persuade and influence those with divergent views to achieve a consensus.
  • Must have the ability to identify issues, analyze data, develop, recommend, and implement solutions.
  • Possesses a high level of specialized knowledge regarding financial, accounting and regulatory matters and is considered an expert/authority in these areas.
  • Good knowledge of “generally accepted accounting principles. Advanced understanding of the interrelationship of utility rate making, tax, and finance concepts.
  • Must have a strong understanding of accounting and costing principles and methodologies.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration, or equivalent is required.
  • CPA, CMA, MBA and/or other professional certifications/advanced degrees is preferred.
  • 8+ years of related work experience is required.

Job Details:

Company: SoCalGas

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Monterey, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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