Senior Analyst

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77002

Company: Spire Inc.

Company Overview

At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to understanding the needs of the homes and businesses we serve. That's why we're always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.

And we find the best by hiring those who share our values of drive, safety, inclusion and integrity, and demonstrate our four essential behaviors that bring the Spire vision, mission and culture to life:

  • We make it happen: We are a company of go-getters, acting on every opportunity to help our company advance
  • We collaborate: We put teamwork first, bringing in everyone’s ideas, because our collective energy makes us stronger
  • We seek out perspective: We challenge ourselves to be open to different ways of doing things, because learning from each other leads to breakthroughs
  • We care: We treat people how we want to be treated, listening closely and doing what’s right, even when it’s hard

By living our values and behaviors every day, we strive to create an environment where every employee feels welcome, respected and valued.

Summary

Spire is dedicated to building a diverse community of talent, a place where employees feel valued for their contributions. If you are looking for a company that has great benefits and has great people that care about collaboration, diverse perspectives, and making things happen, Spire maybe the place for you!

Spire is looking for a Senior Commerical Analyst to work in the Houston, TX office to focus on the Spire Storage West (Storage) and Spire STL Pipeline (Pipeline) business.  If you have the following skillset, apply today!

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Math, or Engineering
  • Pipeline or Storage Scheduling Experience
  • Worked as a Business and/or Financial Analyst with knowledge of Financial Modeling
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Forecast monthly and daily injection and withdrawal volume capability for Storage along with blend gas requirements in order to receive and deliver pipeline quality gas to major pipeline interconnects, taking into account influencing factors such as reservoir pressures, horsepower availability, the processing and removal of condensate, NGL’s, H2O and other inert elements to arrive at dry gas quantities
  • Work with Storage and Pipeline’s commercial teams on a daily basis to facilitate customer obligations sold
  • Manage Storage and Pipeline customers’ firm and interruptible contracts, performing and overseeing nominations and scheduling, point operator confirmations, volume allocations, and capacity release requests in accordance with customers’ contractual rights and FERC authorized tariffs
  • Confirm nominations with pipelines, utilities, other point operators and communicate results back to customers and stakeholders in accordance with timelines as defined in the Tariffs, FERC regulations, and NAESB standards
  • Work with Storage and Pipeline’s operators and gas control personnel to post daily scheduled and operational available capacity and to notify customers of operational flow orders or critical notices necessary to ensure the operational integrity of the operations
  • Perform monthly settlement of volumes injected, withdrawn, stored or transported for both Storage and Pipeline, calculate customer service charges, and assist corporate accounting personnel in the monthly invoicing of customers
  • Manage the posting of information to Storage and Pipeline web based electronic bulletin board systems for providing the public access and download capability to daily postings, updates to tariff and rate information, and daily changing operational/transactional/affiliate information of a FERC regulated Interstate Storage Facility and Natural Gas Transmission System
  • Make prior period adjustments and re-allocate volumes as necessary to facilitate corrections in measurement or other documented reasons
  • Assist Storage and Pipeline marketing personnel with short term capacity sales when marketing personnel are unavailable
  • Interface with corporate accounting and regulatory personnel to ensure accurate invoicing for services rendered and appropriate and timely reporting and compliance as required by law
  • All other duties as assigned.

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • Ability to demonstrate the core and job category competencies: customer-focused, results-driven, teamwork, communications, adaptability, initiative, problem solving and quality
  • Ability to lead by example in support of the Company’s essential characteristics and values: strong ethics and integrity, dedication to a safe work environment, commitment to a diverse workforce that recognizes and respects every individual’s unique skills and perspectives

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Mathematics, Engineering, or related field required
  • Valid driver’s license

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Natural Gas Scheduling experience or related experience is preferred
  • At least 5 years of work experience performing pipeline or storage scheduling or similar function

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Normal office conditions with periodic field visits
  • Typically, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Rotating off-hour and weekend on call responsibilities likely

Posting Requirements

Spire accepts online applications through our career site at jobs.spireenergy.com

 

Posting requirements: The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 

 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.


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