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21 Jul 2022

Full-Time Principle Business Analyst (Hybrid) #22-64540

San Diego Gas & Electric – Posted by tkenyon San Diego, California, United States

Job Description

SDG&E is an innovative San Diego-based energy company that provides clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people it serves in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The company is committed to creating a sustainable future by providing its electricity from renewable sources; modernizing natural gas pipelines; accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles; supporting numerous non-profit partners; and, investing in innovative technologies to ensure the reliable operation of the region’s infrastructure for generations to come. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE).

Our highly trained and responsive employees with their diverse skills, talents and ideas are the reason we can deliver on our commitment and are building America’s best energy company. They are also the reason why we have been recognized with the industry’s most coveted awards. Our employees undertake challenging work, and receive highly competitive compensation and benefits. As one of the region’s largest employers, we’re always searching for talented and bright people to join our team. After all, it takes the best to build the best. Learn more about benefits HERE.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of SDG&E. Empowering our employees to be their whole selves at work is our competitive advantage. This is where new ideas come from and meaningful collaboration gets an authentic start. By bringing together people with different perspectives, diverse backgrounds and real commitment to their own individuality, we have built a stronger business. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion HERE.

For more information, visit or connect with SDG&E on Twitter (@SDGE), Instagram (@SDGE) and Facebook.

Primary Purpose

Provides high level technical support in developing, monitoring and reporting of business unit financial plans, supporting Company and business unit strategic decision-making and evaluating financial impact of major business and regulatory issues. Provides high level technical support to business unit segments in financial consulting, process costing, process improvement, new product/services development planning, and performance measurement support and analysis.

  • Prepares business unit financial plans and supports business unit management in preparation of strategic plans.
  • Prepares analyses of financial and operational data to assist operational departments and business unit management to achieve performance targets.
  • Supports the Company and business unit in regulatory proceedings such as general rate case applications, performance based regulation proceedings and special filings including performing financial analyses of major business and regulatory issues and new product/service programs.
  • Manages business unit revenue and cost planning and analysis and provides support to management in development and coordination of the resource allocation process at the business unit including modifying and/or improving the process as business needs change.
  • Acts as the financial resource for business unit segments relative to financial planning, analysis and budgeting, new product/services development and implementation, workflow analysis and costing information to evaluate and ensure competitiveness.
  • Manages the tracking and analysis of operational and financial performance measures and indicators.
  • Coordinates the preparation of OM and capital budgets for business unit segments that this position is responsible for.
  • Evaluates and analyzes proposed rulemaking with respect to financial impact to the business unit and the Company.
  • Analyzes information requirements and leads development of computerized solutions to meet such requirements.
  • Manages and develops a team of business/financial planning consultants.
  • Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).
Required Qualifications
  • Must reside in Southern California or be willing to relocate upon hire.
  • We offer a hybrid work environment. Although the schedule may vary, typically this will allow you to work from the office two to three days per week and work remotely on the remaining workdays.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration, or equivalent training experience required.


  • 8-10 years of applied related experience required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Possess a thorough understanding of the “big picture” and ability to interpret accounting, regulatory and financial theories and concepts, and develop alternative solutions to the Company’s current business and regulatory issues to enhance shareholder value.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to technical and non-technical audience.
  • Possess strong negotiation and interpersonal skills to persuade and influence those with divergent opinions toward consensus.
  • Good knowledge of “generally accepted accounting principles”.
  • Understanding of the inter-relationship of “utility rate making”, tax, and finance concepts.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of accounting and costing principles and methodologies (e.g. Activity Based Costing).
  • Must have the ability to interpret accounting and financial theories and to apply them in problem solving.
  • Must have the ability to identify issues, analyze data, develop, recommend, and implement solutions.
  • Must possess initiative, decision-making skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Work with minimal supervision and direction.


  • Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration.


  • Where position is responsible to support region/customer services management, a solid experience in these areas’ operations and related processes.
  • Previous experience in a lead or supervisory capacity.

Licenses and Certifications

  • CMA, CPA or other professional certification preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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