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Director Regulatory Affairs

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Location: Chester, VA, United States
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Req ID: R00933924

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Job Title:  Director Regulatory Affairs

Job Code:  103489

Job Summary

Responsibilities include the planning, supervision, preparation and support of all Columbia's regulatory filings before the Public Utilities Commission of Virginia, including the preparation and support of exhibits, proposed tariff changes and testimony in regulatory proceedings. Further responsibilities include construction of rate case and regulatory financial planning models and provision of explanations of financial impacts of proposed regulatory initiatives to management.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Builds rate case or other regulatory outcome financial models
  • Provides technical expertise in all rate proceedings
  • Understands and articulates the financial impacts of regulatory initiatives to management
  • Implements regulatory affairs activities
  • Builds upon and enhances effective relationships with key regulatory parties
  • Provides support for marketing, operations and public affairs initiatives
  • Communicates and builds understanding of regulatory issues and strategies throughout the company and externally
  • Provides active regulatory guidance in development of company strategic plan
  • Negotiates effective outcomes to regulatory initiatives with external parties
  • Financial Regulatory modeling and analytics
  • Strategic regulatory direction
  • Effective key regulatory relationships
  • Effectively managed regulatory process
  • Advice on regulatory environment

Required Qualifications for Position

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Regulatory/financial experience
  • Knowledge of rate theory and application
  • Financial acumen
  • Seasoned Judgment
  • Ability to influence and negotiate
  • Team building

Preferred Additional Qualifications for Position

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or economics
  • MBA or CPA
  • Experience with regulated gas industry


The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

Salary Range:

$119,200.00 - $178,800.00

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