Sr. Financial Analyst (Rates & Regulatory)

American Water

Sacramento, CA 94278

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

/Diversity of backgrounds, ideas, thoughts, and experiences is vital to our culture and the way we do business. Creating an environment where differences are embraced and where every person feels engaged and included makes us safer, stronger, and more successful./ With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE:AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 6,400 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and regulated-like drinking water and wastewater services to an estimated 14 million people in 25 states. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to help keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. / PLEASE NOTE: In order for American Water to evaluate decisions about new regulations, reintegration, and safe operating practices, all employees are required to report their vaccination status./ Primary Role To oversee the preparation of data necessary for filing rate applications. To ensure timely and accurate completion of all exhibits, work papers, and interrogatories required for rate filings. To ensure adherence to all schedules in accordance with the requirements set-forth by the Director of Rates in all applicable rate regions. To ensure compliance with GAAP, Regulatory and Company policy. To oversee the preparation and presentation of financial information as directed, including monthly variance analysis and budget reports. To establish, measure and manage associate workforce to cultivate a customer service focus and culture. To recruit and develop staff. Key Accountabilities * Communicate rate change information resulting from final rate orders, to Corporate and to appropriate Shared Service functional areas. * Plan, direct and coordinate with Shared Services leadership to set overall and team-level performance measures and goals. * Conduct periodic meetings with key Customer associates to prepare and organize for rate filings. * Assists in the preparation of income, cash flow and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements and other accounting statements and reports (including operating data reports), in compliance with GAAP, applicable regulatory requirements, and internal Company accounting policies and procedures. * Ensure timely completion of schedules and exhibits including, but not limited to, Minimum Filing Requirements, Rate Base, Capital, Revenues, Bill Analysis, Expenses, and tariffs. * Provide resources and/or information to conduct Special Studies, such as, Depreciation Studies, Cost of Service Studies, Cost of Capital, Lead/Lag Studies, and Weather Normalization, etc., required by certain Commissions. * Oversee provision of data to outsourced projects. * Provide any other pertinent information for data requests. Experience/Education * Four-year undergraduate degree in accounting or related field required (or equivalent experience). * 4+ years prior related job experience required. Utilities industry experience required. * Shared services experience preferred. * SAP software experience preferred. Work Environment * Office Competencies Champions safety Collaborates Cultivates innovation Customer obsessed Drives Results Nimble learning * Join American Water...We Keep Life Flowing*™ * American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants* *based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because they are an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.*

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