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Location: Columbus, OH, United States
Req ID: R00934815
Job Title: Transportation Support Services Specialist
Job Code: 106548
To collaborate with IT groups to make recommendations and drive closure to specific projects for the Gas Transportation Services (GTS), Choice, and Standard Choice Option (SCO) programs, as well as the associated nominations activity. This position also has responsibility for ensuring compliance with company tariffs and/or business policies and procedures.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Proactively leads IT project efforts/initiatives related to the GTS, Choice, and SCO programs, as well as the associated nominations activity, and the implementation efforts
Handles tariff changes with the IT groups so they can design coding changes for accurate billing
Proactively leads discussions with Accounting, Commercial Operations, Finance, IT, Legal, Meter to Cash, Regulatory, Corporate Credit, and other necessary internal/external entities regarding all projects/issues
Remains knowledgeable at all times of applicable industry and tariff changes and advises management of possible impacts
Prepares and provides internal/external parties information as necessary related to rate case activity and responses to interrogatories
Prepares special data requests/reports for the department as needed and/or requested
Manages the GTS, Choice and SCO billing process and reporting
Manages the Request IT process
Provides information and proactively participates in regulatory collaborative efforts within each jurisdiction
Provides and maintains procedural updates on new or changes in policies and procedures and tariffs
Identifies, recommends, and leads the effort to implement process improvements
Investigates all internal and external stakeholder inquires in a timely and accurate fashion
Excels in providing customer service to internal and external audiences and continue to proactively seek ways to enhance the customer experience
Actively evaluates processes and procedures to ensure internal and external compliance with state tariff rules and regulations
Proactively leads discussions with the Team Leader, and others as needed in evaluating changes related to compliance with state and federal regulations and regulatory initiatives (defining IT program changes, testing and implementation)
Completes Sarbanes Oxley quarterly compliance control testing
Determines the impact and significance of obstacles/changes in new regulatory initiatives and/or state and federal regulations
Performs internal audits to ensure compliance with state tariffs, and regulations as well as policy and procedures
Leads and/or support training initiatives to ensure compliance
Conducts Supplier Credit Worthiness evaluations and collects collateral instruments as required
Leads discussions with department Team Leaders in the identification and resolution of productivity or performance issues
Prepares and maintains accurate and up-to-date internal and external reference manuals and company supported websites
Adapts to frequently changing work assignments
At all times meet or exceed business plans/operational goals
All other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications for Position
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.
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:$65,900.00 - $99,000.00
Posting Start Date:2024-02-02
Posting End Date (if applicable):2024-02-17
SummaryResponsible for leading GTS billing and associated reporting for Columbia’s largest commercial and industrial gas customers and marketers. Leads projects related to GTS, Choice, and C&I teams to ensure proper implementation of IT program changes to the GTS system resulting from, but not limited to rate cases. Prepares and analyzes special data requests related to GTS, Choice, and SCO. Processes timely and accurate month end reports and provides to Accounting, Supply & Optimization, Rates and Regulatory, and others for billing and reporting. Conducts Supplier Credit Worthiness evaluations and collects collateral instruments as required. Manages all access and administrative requests for the Aviator system