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Pnm Albuquerque, New Mexico
United States
NM Business Operations Support
Position type:
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

NM OPS ANALYST - 6086292


Applications must be submitted by January 14, 2019.


Department:  NM Business Operations


Ability to perform the following tasks and/or knowledge of following systems:

  • Journal entries
  • Budget
  • FERC Accounting
  • PowerPlant
  • PeopleSoft



Collaborates with Legal and Regulatory, including preparing and editing testimony.  Works closely with Corporate Finance and manages the monthly budget for the department, individual projects, and contracts.  Coordinates and manages stakeholder meetings.


Manages monthly budget process for department, projects, and/or services contracts

Plays key leadership role in developing, analyzing, reporting on and managing NM T&D¿s O&M ($35m to $40M annually) and Capital ($100M to $150M annually) budgets

Individually or as a member of a team,  manages monthly variance analyses, quarterly reforecasts,  and annual AOP processes  across 20+ budget home centers.

Develops schedules and timelines and drives achievement of budget deadlines with NM T&D leaders of all levels (supervisor through vice president)

Serves as expert resource and partner with Corporate Finance analysts and managers on budget processes

Performs testing and provides input and recommendations on corporate budget systems as requested

Analyzes, reviews, tracks and reconciles costs/invoices

Prepares and presents budget reports to appropriate governance bodies and/or leadership

Prepares and adjusts budgets and performs year end closing

Manages profession services contracts and consultant work agreements

Reviews contracts and invoices to validate transactions prior to settlement

Ensures invoicing is executed by authorized personnel with appropriate disbursement authorization

Administers current services contracts and leases assuring they are current and in compliance

Assists with mitigating risks of expiration and or compliance issues of current services contracts and leases

Coordinates with owners, suppliers, and stakeholders responsible for these services contracts and leases to assure future use of the asset

Summarizes, interprets, and analyzes current and projected pricing for financial modeling use

Prepares and presents contract reports to appropriate governance bodies and/or leadership

Supports the development and negotiation of contract amendments, extensions, and new contracts

Builds business cases, prepares recommendations and presents new project and initiative ideas

Develops and manages scope, budget, and milestones of assigned projects

Assists with garnering approval of final project from appropriate leaders and stakeholders

Executes project and conducts periodic progress and tracking reviews using standard project management methods and tools, such as a Gantt chart

Provides support for legal and regulatory matters related to transmission and distribution projects

Prepares and edits testimony and/or interrogatory responses   for any legal or regulatory matters related to transmission and distribution projects

Collaborates with the Legal and Regulatory groups on any transmission and distribution projects related regulatory matters

Coordinates, and manages stakeholder meetings, including issuing minutes and action items from these meetings

Closes on assigned action items

Manages relationships with stakeholders

Documents work processes and standard work instructions

Understands industry best practices and implements into daily work

Performs benchmarking as a method to understand current performance and act upon results

Prepares and presents benchmarking reports to appropriate governance bodies

Assists with developing asset plans and roadmaps


In depth knowledge of PNM¿s financial systems and processes

Ability to understand and apply business, legal, and regulatory concepts to assigned projects

Ability to work on long-term issues and projects

Extensive knowledge of budgeting systems and budget variance reporting

Extensive knowledge of utility accounting, finance, rate making and economic principles and theories

Ability to design, organize, prioritize, and schedule work assignments

Excellent organization and planning skills

Ability to pay attention to detail and maintain accuracy

Strong oral communication, writing, and presentation skills

Effective time management skills with ability to schedule and track several projects at once

Ability to cross train with peers

Ability to think and act independently and proactively

Ability to think creatively and adapt to change

Highly motivated team player with leadership skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies and maintain a positive and productive working relationship

Demonstrated skill and ability with generally accepted project management methodologies and tools

Understanding of the utility industry, regulatory process, and political sensitivities

Working knowledge of word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, and project management software


Bachelor¿s degree in a related field with six to seven years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents

Ability to respond effectively when working with data or sensitive inquiries

Ability to speak clearly and listen effectively

Negotiation skills and ability to gain concessions without damaging relationships 

Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, management, and other employees of the organization         


Ability to work with the concepts of probability, statistical inference, financial analysis, and fundamentals of plain and solid geometry and trigonometry

Ability to apply the concepts of fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations              


Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software  


Ability to identify and resolve problems with minimal supervision

Ability to apply common sense understanding to resolve problems

Maintains a high level of accuracy

Ability to collect data, establish facts, and draw valid and concrete conclusions that can be acted upon


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and/or walk up to 1/3 of the time and sit up to 2/3 of the time.  Manual dexterity required.  May be exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather).  Work near moving mechanical parts, in high and precarious places, and near fumes or airborne particles.  Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 


Office and field environments


Salary Grade: G07
Minimum  Midpoint  Maximum
$56,302 - $74,600 - $92,898


PNM Resources and affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers.  Women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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