Manager, Regulatory Affairs

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Austin, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 10/09/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid 

 

**The preferred location for this position is Austin, TX. Qualified candidates within Entergy’s service territory may be considered in addition to Austin, TX. Relocation assistance may be considered. **

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 of professional experience required
  • 5+ years of previous regulatory affairs related experience is highly preferred
  • Previous experience working with an Electric Utility is preferred                                                                                                                                                                

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 Louisiana : Metairie || Arkansas : Hot Springs || Arkansas : Jacksonville || Arkansas : Little Rock || Arkansas : Magnolia || Louisiana : Baton Rouge || Louisiana : New Orleans || Mississippi : Jackson || Texas : Beaumont || Texas : Conroe || Texas : Dayton || Texas : Houston || Texas : Silsbee || Texas : The Woodlands || Texas : Trinity || Texas : Woodlands || Texas : Woodville 
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Level I
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 108787
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

 

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.


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