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Senior IT Planning Analyst

LocationSan Francisco, California;

Requisition ID # 119632 

Job Category : Accounting / Finance 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Information Technology

Department Overview

The IT Planning Analyst job family provides planning, product, business, and operations management analysis and support in the following areas: planning, research support, data analysis and reporting, resource management, process governance, budgetary requirements and spend, in support of business decision making, strategy, and operations. Provides input, support, and analysis to general IT business processes, assists in the development of a prioritized budget for the IT organization and works with other financial or data personnel to ensure accurate and timely operations, budget, and/or project management. May also be involved in business process improvement, quality control, special projects, and other initiatives.

Position Summary

The Senior IT Regulatory Planning Analyst supports, develops, and implements IT regulatory strategy and rate case deliverables, and drives enabling processes and tools. This position supports all CPUC and FERC rate cases (GRC, TO, GT&S), the IT component of separately filed rate cases (e.g., Safety OII), other regulatory proceedings (e.g., RAMP), and compliance with all regulatory directives and stakeholder engagement. They do this in partnership with the lead IT case manager, IT planning leads, IT department leadership and their subordinates, company regulatory resources, and external subject matter experts.

The individual in this position will have regular interaction with individuals at all leadership levels across a variety of functional areas within IT and other Lines of Business (LOBs) through direct engagement as well as through participation in various leadership team

and committee meetings.


Regulatory Strategy, Planning and Testimony Preparation: 90%

  • Oversees and coordinates IT’s planning and preparation of materials for state and federal rate cases and regulatory proceedings (GRC, TO, GT&S, RAMP, and others)
  • Defines and implements ongoing processes to support integrated regulatory planning
  • Works with Senior IT leadership to develop rate case strategy
  • Works closely with IT witness teams to develop rate case testimony and workpapers
  • Works with IT departments, IT witness teams, and LOB partners to establish roles and responsibilities, processes, content, deliverables and schedules to meet all regulatory obligations and deadlines
  • Researches and studies utility industry practices and/or benchmarks with industry peers to better support case and company position
  • Develops processes and tools to ensure IT regulatory plan is aligned with organizational goals and vision and IT roadmaps are aligned to regulatory requirements
  • Helps coordinate and manage all required IT regulatory filings
  • Works with IT leadership and IT finance to build processes and controls that identify, track, monitor and implement all compliance items for rate case decisions
  • Defines and helps administrate a repository for all source material used in the development of rate cases and other regulatory proceedings
  • Prepares materials and may present at external regulatory workshops, conferences, or meetings
  • Works with IT witness team and LOB partners to identify continuous improvement opportunities

Other Duties as Required 10%

  • Collaborates with co-workers in the Office of the CIO to support annual planning efforts



  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Business, or equivalent experience
  • 4 years of general business experience


  • 5 or more years related budget, financial and program systems and processes experience desirable

Skills and Capabilities:

In order to operate effectively in this role, this individual will need to possess:

  • Knowledge of the regulatory ratemaking process and the research materials, rate cases and tools required to effectively advise IT leadership on strategic regulatory alternatives
  • Knowledge of the business of IT and how it fits within the overall enterprise regulatory setting
  • Ability to influence and educate business leaders and key stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of technology and its role in the company
  • Ability to quickly assess the impact of decisions on the company and recommend strategies and actions
  • The ability to work across department lines and with LOB partners and exert influence to achieve the desired outcomes.
  • The ability to direct cross-functional teams and work streams across a diverse organizational landscape
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and project management skills
  • Strong financial acumen
  • The ability to manage concurrent time-sensitive work streams with multiple dependencies
  • The ability to function in a rapidly changing and developing environment
  • The ability to build strong collaborative intra and interdepartmental relationships
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Expert Microsoft Excel skills
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