Regulatory Compliance Support, Senior Analyst - San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, California
14 Jul 2016
02 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, "Together, Building a Better California" is not just a slogan. It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Department Overview

The Compliance Department provides an infrastructure that enables PG&E departments and employees to conduct business in compliance with applicable laws and regulations and to effectively manage business and operational risks that face the organization. The Compliance team acts in a consultative capacity as a business partner and compliance expert to the entire organization, and sets the compliance standards and framework for the organization. Major activities of the compliance program include understanding the business environment, identifying and assessing organizational compliance requirements, ensuring that work processes are included within guidance documents, helping requirement owners develop effective controls, facilitating compliance management, and setting policies and standards, in line with compliance objectives.

Position Summary

The Senior Analyst supports compliance activities, provides support to compliance management, is an active contributor within the compliance team, and builds strong working relationships across the enterprise.


Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in any of Management, Risk, Compliance, Business, Accounting, Finance, Behavioral Sciences or related discipline or equivalent experience
• Minimum of five years of experience in risk or compliance management, utility operations or related field

• Advanced research and issue resolution skills
• Able to present analysis and evaluation results and output in a cohesive, understandable and actionable format to department management
• Understands programs, policy and compliance requirements and able to advise on business impacts
• Ability to identify and assess compliance and business risk
• Ability to solicit and integrate information from a variety of sources
• Strong client focus
• Comfortable with ambiguity and making educated and informed recommendations based on minimal data


The Regulatory Compliance Support (RCS) Senior Analyst will report to the RCS Manager, and in this role will hold the following responsibilities:
• The RCS Senior Analyst is principally responsible for supporting Compliance and Ethics' interface with other departments regarding PG&E's compliance programs, including the Session D process, the Guidance Document Management program, and line of business (LOB) compliance support.
• In this role, the successful candidate will support a team that provides strategic guidance and coaching to LOBs and compliance risk owners; assist in the implementation and monitoring of appropriate risk mitigation activities, controls and analyses; assist in the development of tools and templates; and help drive continuous improvement in PGE's compliance program.
• The RCS Senior Analyst will communicate regularly with PG&E compliance management and key stakeholders, and support the promotion of innovation for solutions that benefit stakeholders, as well as support the company's compliance programs.
The RCS Senior Analyst will:
• Work as part of a team on complex compliance assessment issues with critical impact to the organization
• Support others in the anticipation of risk and compliance issues and develop innovative solutions to mitigate risks.
• Support the development and help coordinate preparation of presentation materials for various levels of management.
• Prepare and manage deliverables and meeting materials for Session D activities, and support the process. • Provide support, advice, guidance and recommendations to compliance risk owners and senior leaders to ensure effective compliance risk management.
• Support the presentation of findings and help make recommendations to functional management, directors, officers and their employees.
• Support the development of tools and templates for LOBs to assist in their compliance program activities.
• Provide subject-matter compliance support to LOBs.
• Support various compliance initiatives, as appropriate. In addition, the RCS Senior Analyst may:
• Support established compliance management forums at the enterprise level.
• Support the integrated planning deliverables related to compliance.
• Support the development and maintenance of an enterprise compliance program, including program development and operations activities.
• Support the implementation and facilitation of reporting, deliverable creation and coordination for numerous committees and the Board.
• Support the development of compliance guidance documents and/or update guidance document management program.
• Provide system support and implementation of tracking systems, where applicable.
• Support the governing of compliance programs to provide management assurance.
• Support the creation of committee deliverables and help with committee coordination