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Senior Utility Analyst - Accountant

Date Posted:  Aug 29, 2019
Requisition ID:  11532

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

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Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission is an administrative agency that hears evidence in cases filed before it and makes decisions based on the evidence presented in those cases. An advocate of neither the public nor the utilities, the Commission is required by state statute to make decisions in the public interest to ensure the utilities provide safe and reliable service at just and reasonable rates.


The Senior Utility Analyst - Accountant performs comprehensive analyses of technical evidence filed in cases litigated before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission and may serve as case team leader. Results from these analyses are summarized and reported to the Commissioners to help them make balanced and well supported decisions based on the evidence of record. This position may also assist with other non-case work and may take a lead role in other Division projects.


As an experienced professional analyst, duties for this position are performed under limited supervision and require self-motivation, organization and initiative. This position must be able to develop robust technical analyses, summarize large amounts of data/testimony and be able to draw conclusions from research to build case foundations. This position reports directly to the Division Director.


This position typically starts at a salary of $56,790 annually. 




Essential Job Responsibilities:

Duties of this position include:

  • Developing robust technical summaries through analysis of all relevant utility applications, petitions, testimony, schedules and exhibits;
  • Gathering information by attending relevant case hearings and staff meetings and by developing technical questions as part of analysis contained in staff reports;
  • Summarizing and synthesizing large amounts of data/testimony;
  • Drawing conclusions and preparing large portions of, or entire, staff reports;
  • Position may also become involved with non-case work such as rulemakings, consumer disputes, 30-day filings and federal regulatory issue research
  • Acting as a Case Team Leader and providing leadership on multiple complex cases.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study (e.g. accounting, engineering, economics, finance, or public policy analysis/public administration). 
  • This position requires a minimum of 3-5 years regulatory and/or utility industry experience which would enable the individual to perform at an advanced level with minimal direction and supervision. 


Other skill requirements build upon those of the Utility Analyst and would include:

  • Ability to manage large amounts of detail;
  • Ability to understand and interpret the long-term effects of various regulatory scenarios/solutions and be able to adapt to changing perspectives;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to manage projects/discharge responsibilities in accordance with Commission policies and procedures;
  • Ability to manage toward and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to effectively keep up with large amounts of required reading.

Individual is responsible for following general instructions, policies and procedures (including all state employee policies). Individual is also responsible for the completion of work assignments in a conscientious and professional manner and may be required to make decision regarding methods and procedures used during normal work assignments. As a Case Team Leader, the individual would be responsible for managing team efforts and ensuring the quality and timeliness of finished project. Policy and other far reaching decisions are to be made by the Division Director, Executive Director and/or Commissioners.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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