Manager, Regulatory Affairs (Utility)

Date: May 19, 2024

Location: Austin, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:  

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid 

Legal Entity: Entergy Texas, Inc.-GTX 

 

 

Job Summary/Purpose

Manages the development and execution of regulatory filings before the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT), including transmission and generation certification proceedings, base rate and rider proceedings, compliance reporting, and rulemaking proceedings. Maintains Entergy Texas’ ongoing relationships with regulatory commissions/authorities. Ensures regulatory strategy and outcomes meet Company objectives. Devises and organizes stakeholder engagement campaigns and strategies to track outreach and build support for regulatory initiatives.  Coordinates and conducts the assessment of internal controls to ensure compliance as required by regulatory commissions/authorities. Develops programs and processes to manage customer complaint cases brought to regulatory authorities and develops process improvements to mitigate the occurrence of future complaints. Advances organization positions with internal and external parties. Prepares and sponsors testimony to governmental or regulatory agencies in support of regulatory case filings.

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate all aspects of regulatory case filings and reports, including evaluation, preparation, and processing. Direct teams composed of individuals from multiple internal departments across the Entergy organization to ensure successful management of case filings. Must be able to set out Entergy Texas’ positions on specific case issues. The ability to manage multiple cases and projects simultaneously in an effective manner is essential. 
  • Review all regulatory agency submission materials to ensure timeliness, accuracy, comprehensiveness, and compliance with regulatory standards. These materials include testimony, exhibits, and discovery responses. Maintain compliance with case procedural schedules. 
  • Formulate or implement regulatory affairs policies and procedures to ensure that regulatory compliance is maintained or enhanced. Communicate regulatory information to multiple internal departments and ensure that information is interpreted correctly. Provide regulatory guidance to internal departments and/or development project teams regarding design, development, evaluation, or marketing of products.
  • Responsible for contributing to the development of regulatory strategy for Entergy Texas. Must have in-depth knowledge of applicable regulatory laws, rules, policies, and procedures.  
  • Represent the Regulatory Affairs department before PUCT staff, intervening parties in regulatory proceedings, and regulatory commissions/authorities; interface with internal and external stakeholders. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Prepare and sponsor testimony to governmental or regulatory authorities in support of regulatory case filings. 

 

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Law, or related field or equivalent work experience.

 

Minimum experience required of the position

  • 7+ years

 

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

  • None

 

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required of the position

  • None

 

 

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Primary Location: Texas-Austin Texas : Austin 
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
 
Relocation Option: Level I
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT
 
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 114557
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the EEI page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.  41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity and Pay Transparency.

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment.  Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

 

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.


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