Senior Analyst – Retail Pricing

  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Customized Energy Solutions (CES), a privately-held company, is a leading service provider of market intelligence and operational support services to companies participating in the retail and wholesale electric and natural gas markets. Utilizing deep know-how developed since the inception of the deregulated energy markets, CES provides accurate & timely analysis on regulatory changes, market opportunities, and operational efficiencies for electricity and natural gas commodities. Join a rapidly growing company in an exciting and dynamic work environment.  As one of the top 100 fastest growing companies in the Philadelphia region, Customized Energy Solutions offers an opportunity for significant professional growth. 

Customized Energy Solutions Ltd. has been recognized regionally and nationally for its impressive and sustained growth, including INC. 500 | 5000 and The Philadelphia Business Journal as a Top 100 Companies in Philadelphia, Hall of Fame for five or more consecutive years. It was ranked as one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Philadelphia Business Journal.

Our team of associates at CES is highly motivated, innovative, and passionate about providing excellent Services to our clients. We look for individuals interested in growing with our company, and working in an exciting, open and collegial work environment. Our main office is in Philadelphia, with satellite offices in various U.S. states, Canada, Japan,  India and Vietnam.

Job Description

Customized Energy Solutions (CES) is seeking a Senior Analyst to join its Retail Pricing team, which delivers operational retail energy pricing services and supporting strategic consulting to retail market participants. The successful candidate will join a small, experienced, and fast-paced team of energy professionals working to deliver best in class service to our clients at the epicenter of some of the industry’s most dynamic and challenging problems. In this position, the candidate’s strong analytic processing and technical capabilities, communication skills, and aptitude for cross-functional collaboration will facilitate (1) delivery of operational, analytical, and strategic support for services CES provides to clients through its Retail Pricing team, as well as (2) provision of business inputs into the software development lifecycle to drive process automation. The position will involve internal, cross-functional, and client-facing work and collaboration to generate operational deliverables, drive performance through data validation and analytics, execute regular as well as one-off market analyses, and otherwise contribute to complex processes to support operations of the team and optimization of supporting processes.

The successful candidate will be a high energy self-starter and positive team player that possesses strong analytical skills and excellent oral and written communication skills. The candidate must be comfortable working under deadlines and with competing priorities, and must be able to work both independently as well as part of a broader team. Being detail oriented and a person of integrity are essential qualities, as is an ability to handle new tasks and manage multiple projects and competing priorities. This position presents excellent opportunities for career advancement for the right individual.

Representative Duties

The successful candidate will contribute to the Retail Pricing team in a variety of capacities and maintain flexibility to support and develop new operational capabilities as markets and service offerings evolve. Representative duties in the position of Senior Analyst – Retail Pricing include the following:

  • Daily execution on matrix pricing and account-specific pricing for clients in all ISO markets with retail choice
  • Maintain pricing assumptions on energy, capacity, transmission, Ancillary Services, and RPS components to ensure pricing model accuracy
  • Tracking regulatory development at FERC, ISO, and state levels and translate those changes into pricing inputs to improve pricing competitiveness
  • Collaborate with internal forecasting and settlement teams for validation on load forecasting methodologies and ancillary service rates used in pricing model.

Qualifications

The following experience will be required in the candidate’s successful fulfillment of responsibilities under the position of Analyst – Retail Market Services:

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze information, solve problems, and make quick, fact-based decisions
  • 3 - 5 years relevant industry experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others at all levels of an organization in a fast-paced team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a deadline-driven environment with competing priorities
  • Excellent analytic processing skills
  • Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and VBA
  • Demonstrated ability to think “outside the box” by developing and implementing improvements to processes and tools
  • Relevant college degree

The following experience will be a plus (but is not required) in the candidate’s successful fulfillment of responsibilities:

  • Relevant graduate degree or advanced industry training
  • Proficiency in SQL or related technical expertise
  • Experience working in an Agile Development framework

Location

The position of Analyst – Retail Pricing will be based in Philadelphia, PA.  Flexibility to  telecommute due to COVID and other considerations can be discussed during the interview process.

Additional Information

Customized Energy Solutions offers competitive salary commensurate with experience.  Benefits include performance bonus and profit-sharing Medical Savings Account, comprehensive health Insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, and 401K matching and tuition reimbursement. Excellent opportunities for advancement.

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