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Utility Regulation Lead Analyst

Utility Regulation Lead Analyst

The Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is currently seeking a full-time Utility Regulation Lead Analyst for our Utility Regulation Unit.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

The Utility Regulation Unit serves as the utility ratepayer advocate in Oklahoma and represents consumers who would not otherwise have an effective voice regarding the rates, services, and business practices of the telephone, electric and natural gas utilities operating in the state. Cases are conducted and issues presented in proceedings before the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC), in state court, and in other forums as appropriate.

Position Summary: Under guidance of Utility Regulation attorneys, the Utility Regulation Lead Analyst performs economic, financial, or policy research and analysis and provides technical assistance to formulate and support Utility Regulation Unit’s advocacy position on utility rate cases and other significant proceedings for the benefit of Oklahoma ratepayers and citizens.

This position will help communicate Utility Regulation Unit’s advocacy positions to OAG leadership, OCCC Commissioners and Staff, litigation parties, other government agencies, stakeholders, and the public, as appropriate.

This position provides expert analysis and recommendation in utility rate cases and other matters on behalf of the OAG, whose mission is to advocate for small business and individual customers. This includes a broad array of important areas, including analysis and research on rate setting, evaluation of cost recovery requests, regulatory accounting, rate design, taxation, and other consumer protection issues. Analysts present testimony in administrative hearings and assist in the preparation of comments and analysis for the OCC. The OAG handles matters involving all sectors of public utilities, including electricity, natural gas, water and telecommunications.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform and coordinate complex research on energy (electricity and natural gas), telecommunications, regulatory and consumer protection issues.

  • Develop and deliver written and oral reports of Public Utilities Unit positions, including expert testimony, as appropriate

  • Coordinate and work on collaborative research projects.

Qualifications: A Certified Public Accountant license is required; as well as a Bachelor’s degree with major study in economics, accounting, business, public administration, finance, engineering, law or related field AND three years of professional research or analysis experience with an institution engaged primarily in regulatory matters. Preference will be given to candidates with tax expertise.

All applicants must agree in writing to complete, and satisfactorily pass, a thorough background investigation by the Office of Attorney General.

The Oklahoma Office of Attorney General is an equal employment employer. All individuals are welcome to seek employment with the Oklahoma Office of Attorney General regardless of race, sex, color, age, national origin, genetic information, religion, or disability, so long as the disability does not render the person unable to do the work for which employed. All employees of the Oklahoma Office of Attorney General are “at will” employees.

How to apply: Please send resume and cover letter to: resumes@oag.ok.gov and indicate which particular position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.