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Sr. Pricing Analyst – Gas Costing and Asset Valuation – NAH Home

Location:

TX, Houston

Job type:

Permanent

Job Description

Direct Energy generates electricity and produces natural gas, and sells energy and home services to over six million residential and businesses customer relationships in 46 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and 10 Canadian provinces. We also help our customers save on their energy bills through energy efficiency. Our team of 6,000 employees is committed to being the most recommended energy and services provider in North America. Direct Energy is a subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE:CNA), one of the world's leading integrated energy companies with over 20 million customers and 34,000 employees worldwide.

Primary Focus:
· Develop and implement retail gas pricing models for northeast markets
· Develop and maintain transport valuation model and ensure value integration into retail pricing models and ETRM system.
· Accurately price and forecast pipeline and storage demand, value, fees, etc. for all gas markets
· Communicate Mark to Market, tariff and model changes exceeding DoD tolerances to organization
· Create prices for new and existing products requested by Commercial
· Assist with rate deployment and drive profitable sales and customer retention through collaboration with commercial, operations, finance, regulatory, sales, marketing and supply & trading teams
· Work closely with Pricing Strategy and Analytics team

 

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Statistics, Finance, Economics, Energy Management, Mathematics or Engineering with at least 3 years of experience in an energy-related field is required.
· Heavy retail gas costing knowledge is required
· Heavy Choice Program knowledge in NY, NJ, OH, IL, MI, PA and New England is a plus
· Must have high comprehension of gas valuation and asset management and be able to effectively establish a valuation model aligned with current ETRM
· Must have knowledge of Utility Price to Compare component build-up
· Expert in MS Excel and mid-level SQL querying and coding skills required
· Knowledge of ETRM, energy hedging and load forecasting a plus
· Able to build relationships and influence peers in various retail and wholesale groups to deliver results
· Strong business acumen and commercial thinking
· Able to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines on a continuous basis
· Detail oriented and able to produce accurate work products
· Must have exceptional analytical skills
· Strong oral and written communication skills

Responsibilities

Responsible for accurate price calculation and timely deployment of rates
· Develop prices for new products and market strategies
· Own the pricing and valuation models and ensure their integrity and validity
· Leverage end-to-end market understanding (wholesale market to customer life cycle) to drive a rigorous and quantitatively-based view of product offerings and margins
· Collaborate with colleagues to maximize gross margin potential
· Work cross-functionally to understand all of the drivers of customer value and determine how to incorporate these learnings into the pricing, product and hedging strategies
· Develop and drive understanding around customer segmentation leading to specific pricing strategies
· Integrate and manage products and prices into IT systems with keen focus on every customer billed correctly
· Collaborate with wholesale pricing team to understand and validate the cost buildup of residential Cost of Goods Sold
· Motivate, build and manage relationships across the organization to ensure smooth exchange of ideas and proper implementation of processes
· Deliver accurate analysis and recommendations to management

 

The IndividualDirect Energy and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability