Regulatory Compliance Support, Expert 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 Expert Analyst assists with compliance activities, providing support to compliance management, being a subject matter expert within the compliance team, and building strong working relationships across the enterprise.


•Bachelor's degree in any of Management, Risk, Compliance, Business, Accounting, Finance, Behavioral Sciences or related discipline or equivalent experience

•Minimum of seven years of experience in risk or compliance management, utility operations or related field

• MBA or Master's degree in related discipline
• Advanced research and issue resolution skills
• Able to present complex data and findings to internal audiences (including Managers, Directors and VP's across the company) in a cohesive, understandable and actionable format to department management
• Applies demonstrated knowledge and skill to resolve complex problems
• Ability to use proper analytical techniques to breakdown and solve complex problems
• Able to develop complex as is and to be process maps for risk and compliance processes and complex controls frameworks
• Ability to address complex strategic issues and take a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions
• Ability to identify and implement program and process improvement opportunities
• Ability to provide feedback and coach peers and leaders on risk and compliance issues
• Works independently, with guidance only needed on the most complex issues


The Regulatory Compliance Support (RCS) Expert Analyst will report to the RCS Manager, and in this role will hold the following responsibilities:

• The RCS Expert Analyst is principally responsible for assisting 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 be a part of a team that provides strategic guidance and coaching to LOBs and compliance risk owners; assists in the implementation and monitoring of appropriate risk mitigation activities, controls and analyses; assists in the development of tools and templates; and helps drive continuous improvement in PGE's compliance program.
• The RCS Expert 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 Expert Analyst will:
• Provide subject-matter expertise and compliance support to LOBs.
• Work as part of a team on complex compliance assessment issues with critical impact to the organization
• Prepare and manage deliverables and meeting materials for Session D activities, and support the process.
• Assist in the anticipation of risk and compliance issues and develop innovative solutions to mitigate risks.
• Assist in the development and coordinate preparation of presentation materials for various levels of management, including senior vice presidents.
• Provide support, advice, guidance and recommendations to compliance risk owners and senior leaders to ensure effective compliance risk management.
• Assist all levels of leadership across functions to influence decisions around compliance issues.
• Work with senior management to support strategic planning and decision making on compliance issues.
• Assist in the presentation of findings and help make recommendations to functional management, directors, officers and their employees.
• Assist in the development of tools and templates for LOBs to assist in their compliance program activities.
• Assist various compliance initiatives, as appropriate.
In addition, the Expert Analyst may:
• Assist established compliance management forums at the enterprise level. • Assist with integrated planning deliverables related to compliance.
• Assist the development and maintenance of an enterprise compliance program, including program development and operations activities.
• Assist the implementation and facilitation of reporting, deliverable creation and coordination for numerous committees and the Board.
• Assist in the development of compliance guidance documents and/or update guidance document management program.
• Provide system support and implementation of tracking systems, where applicable.
• Assist the governing of compliance programs to provide management assurance.
• Assist various compliance initiatives.
• Support Board and BPR reporting.
• Assist other compliance-related projects and activities as directed.
• Assist in the creation of committee deliverables and help with committee coordination