FINANCIAL ANALYST – RATES/REGULATORY (Intermediate/Senior Level)

Title: FINANCIAL ANALYST – RATES/REGULATORY (Intermediate/Senior Level)

  • Employer: EPCOR Water
  • Website: http://www.epcor.com
  • Salary: Competitive + annual incentive
  • Working hours: Normal Business
  • Location: North Phoenix Headquarters Office
  • Job Description:

    We have a unique opportunity for an intermediate- to senior- level Financial Analyst to work with our Rates/Regulatory team in contributing to the ability of EPCOR Water to satisfy their financial requirements and provide management with information to make prudent financial decisions within regulatory requirements.  You would become accountable for regulatory reporting and preparing financial information and operational data necessary for filing rate applications to the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC). 

    The successful candidate will provide support to the regulatory process by preparing filings to the ACC that either request appropriate revenues, comply with regulatory mandates, or defend against positions that are contrary to the Company’s mission with a focus on filings that concentrate on the financial aspects of the business. You will work with our Rates/Regulatory team to analyze, and interpret financial and economic information related to utility operations and capital recovery. You would be responsible for developing recommendations for cost recovery as well as testifying on proper utility policies, rates, and economics. 

    Duties include preparing and submitting timely and accurate regulatory compliance filings and compiling financial information and operational data to satisfy the standard filing requirements necessary for filing rate applications with the Arizona Corporation Commission.  You would prepare sections of regulatory applications and complete written testimony and exhibits with supporting papers, as well as respond to interrogatories and testimony.  The Rates/Regulatory group is an important function within each regulated utility.  It incorporates the disciplines of accounting, economics, engineering and law. 

    This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration or related field.  Advanced degree or CPA preferred.   In addition to education/certification, we require 8-10+ years of pertinent regulatory experience.  Water utility industry a plus.  Excellent quantitative, analytical, and problem solving skills, strong communication skills, both written and verbal skills; and strong time management and organizing skills required.   You must have solid knowledge of fundamental accounting concepts and understanding of analytical concepts for financial analysis as well as US GAAP accounting practices.  Skills with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel is also required.

    EPCOR Water (USA) Inc. provides safe and reliable water and wastewater services to the places in which we live and work.   Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, EPCOR (USA’s) wholly owned subsidiaries build, own and operate water and wastewater treatment facilities and infrastructure in the American Southwest.  We are the largest private, regulated water utility in Arizona and New Mexico, providing high-quality and reliable water and wastewater services to more than 170,000 customer connections in Arizona and New Mexico.

    EPCOR Water is proud to be a member of each community we serve.  Being a water provider is more than providing a service – we call these communities home, too.  We offer competitive salaries, an incentive award program for all employees and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision.  We also offer generous time-off schedules, training opportunities, tuition reimbursement, and certification support.  We’ve been voted as a Best Places to Work employer and we value the safety of each of our team members through our robust safety training and celebration of safety milestones.    Learn more about us at our website:  www.epcor.com.  

    To apply, please send a cover letter including your salary requirements and resume to Renée Spain, recruiter@recruiting4you.com.

    EPCOR Water is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
    Candidates with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

  • Application Deadline: 9-19-2013
  • Interview Date: TBD—job remains open until filled
  • Contact Details: Renée Tatum Spain, recruiter@recruiting4you.com, 916-730-6922
  • Other Info:

    Please follow instructions in posting to apply.

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