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Senior Manager, Compliance (Remote)
Summary
Title:Senior Manager, Compliance (Remote)
ID:122306
Subsidiary:Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp
Department:Enterprise Risk, Compliance & Insurance
Location:Houston, TX
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:0000
Description

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Purpose

Reporting into the Vice President, Regulatory Compliance, the Senior Manager is responsible for managing APUC’s Regulatory Compliance program, focusing on FERC, RTO/ISO, and state utility regulatory compliance.  The Senior Manager will identify and provide guidance on the Company’s compliance requirements related to the trading of energy commodities, and the development, operation, and acquisition of energy projects. This position can be based in one of our offices or remote.    

Accountabilities
 

  • Identify and advise Business Segments, Compliance department, and Company executives on energy regulatory compliance requirements, focusing on FERC and RTO/ISO requirements related to transmission and generation development and operations, and wholesale power trading.
  • Develop, review, and manage relevant policies and procedures addressing applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and manage relevant training materials in support of electric and gas businesses, focusing on FERC’s approvals for project acquisitions, development, and operations, including energy trading.
  • Monitor, interpret, and communicate relevant regulations and developments in the energy industry, including proposed regulatory rules and policies that could be applicable to the Company.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on FERC regulations and required filings or approvals applicable to the development, operation, and acquisition of energy projects under the Federal Power Act and Public Utility Holding Company Act (e.g., QF, EWG, MBR, and 203 requirements)
  • Assist with FERC filings applicable to project development, operations, and acquisitions, including FERC 203 applications and Market-Based Rate Authorization applications, Triennial Market Power Updates, and Notices of Change in Status.
  • Conduct due diligence on potential acquisitions of utilities or energy assets as it relates to compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Provide independent checks and assurances to senior management in regards to regulatory compliance
  • Support all regulatory investigations and audits by regulators.
  • Effectively collaborate with VP, Regulatory Compliance and Chief Compliance and Risk Officer to develop and improve compliance program and services to the Business Segments.
  • Manage, supervise, and develop direct reports.

 

Education & Experience
 

  • 5-10 years of regulatory experience in the energy industry.
  • Knowledge of FERC regulations applicable to generation development and operations, including RTO/ISO market rules applicable to wholesale energy trading
  • Experience with FERC transmission and gas shipper requirements is desirable, but not required
  • Experience with retail electric or gas utility industry regulations is desirable, but not required
  • Knowledge of regulatory agencies and commissions
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Juris Doctor from accredited law school is a bonus
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as individually on complex assignments.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to exercise judgment
  • Ability to lead and manage professionals


Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.
The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.
The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity.


Benefits
Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy
Share purchase/match plan
401K Plan
Free refreshments
Top Talent Program
Volunteer paid days off
Employee Assistance Program
Achievement fund
Free parking, including free electrical charging

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role, and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity. #LI-CS1

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success.
We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.
As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.
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