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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Phoenix, Arizona
Country:
United States
Industry:
Consulting
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5+ years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number
20180051
ID
195447
Job Title:
Energy and Demand Forecasting Consultant

Energy and Demand Forecasting Consultant

 

You have high expectations for yourself and your career.

 

So does APS.

 

Imagine what we will achieve together.

 

You could have a powerful future with APS!

 

Arizona Public Service (APS) is leading the way toward an energy future that is cleaner, more reliable and sustainable. With $3.3 billion in annual revenue and nearly 7,000 employees, APS is the largest electric utility in Arizona, serving 1.1 million customers. We are the principal subsidiary of publicly traded Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (NYSE:PNW). Our generation fleet includes natural gas, nuclear, coal and growing renewable technologies.

 

Energy and Demand Forecasting Consultant

 

Job # 20180051 • Phoenix, AZ

 

Works with minimal supervision.  Develops the company’s economic and energy demand forecasts.  Performs highly complex research and studies on topics such as economic, load, and revenue forecasting.  Other topics may include cost analysis, budgeting, financial modeling, financial targets and financial and expense comparisons.  Conducts ad-hoc analysis to meet business needs.  Prepares detailed reports of findings and recommendations to Management, routinely interfacing with Senior Management and occasionally with Officers. Supports and/or leads strategic planning and analysis.  Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Performs a variety of highly complex analyses and reporting to provide ongoing information, compiles relevant information, makes comparisons and evaluates results.  Prepares a variety of highly complex financial data, information and studies in a clear, concise format.
  • Develops department strategies and financial models to accurately reflect impacts of new regulations and market events on the Company's financial performance.
  • Administers and/or designs department programs / plans by maintaining expert knowledge of each and preparing ongoing analyses of specific topics.
  • Ensures compliance by maintaining appropriate documentation, files, records or systems.
  • Provide variety of highly complex analyses and resolution of cost issues based on current industry standards.
  • Maintains expert knowledge of the primary emerging issues facing the industry and company business specifics.
  • Develops expert understanding of company, unit policies and procedures, accounting practices, and federal and state regulations.
  • Provides support to other team members to enhance development and productivity.

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance or Accounting with 5 years (preferred 2 years of electric-utility experience) experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Advanced degree in Economics highly preferred.
  • Expertise in finance or economic analysis, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and income tax laws.
  • Excellent research and effective communication skills a must.
  • Excellent word processing and spreadsheet skills.

 

Preferred Skills:

 

  • Demonstrated ability to produce complex economic forecasts and knowledge of factors that drive energy usage.  Experience with SAS strongly preferred.

 

Export Compliance/EEO

 

This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status.  All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

 

To Apply:

 

Candidates interested in this opportunity, please go to: www.aps.com/careers

 

Alternate Application Options:

 

These options are reserved for use by individuals with disabilities. Information received via these options will be routed to specialists who will provide appropriate assistance to these individuals to ensure that their data is entered into the APS online application. These specialists will not have access to existing profiles in the APS online application process and will not be able to provide any application status updates.

 

If you have a condition that hinders your ability to apply online, please choose one of the alternate options to submit your expression of interest in a position with APS: Call us at 602-250-2101

 

Mail Your Resume and Letter of Interest to:

 

APS

 

Attn: Talent Acquisition

 

400 North 5th Street

 

M.S. 8412

 

Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

AA/EO Employer by Choice:

 

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Pinnacle West”) provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

 

Visit our website today for more information!

 

www.aps.com

 

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