Compliance Manager is responsi ble for the leading
federal regulatory compliance functions related to Transmission and Energy
Supply transactions, including interaction with corporate management, front and
back office teams, and external parties such as regulators as necessary.
DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety
all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy’s values, mission, Code of
Conduct and Ethics, and strategic business objectives
the Energy Supply Board & FERC Compliance Management Committee in the
evaluation and measurement of federal regulatory risks for regulated and
unregulated businesses related to Energy Supply transactions, including FERC,
DOE, and CFTC.
policies and programs to adequately monitor and measure these risks.
on an ongoing basis, policy and rule changes at the federal level applicable to
Transmission and Energy Supply.
and distribute updates and reports on any federal policy/rule changes affecting
Transmission and Energy Supply.
strategies to manage and mitigate regulatory compliance risk.
Accounting in reporting consistent with applicable rules.
assessments of regulatory developments as required.
a knowledge of events that may impact NorthWestern Energy’s federal regulatory
compliance exposure, such as changes in policy, etc., to a degree sufficient to
be able to make a general assessment as to the potential impact of these events
on risk and compliance.
in the ongoing development of skills and training for employees throughout the Transmission
and Energy Supply business areas.
the Energy Supply Board as to the potential risk impact of various strategies
that may be under consideration.
in the coordination of work with BT to ensure that systems capabilities are
sufficient to be in compliance with standards set forth in the Risk Policy, and
to develop and manage ongoing enhancements in systems capabilities.
the Energy Supply Board in the periodic Risk Policy validation process by
maintaining an appreciation of the effectiveness of the existing Market Risk
sufficient understanding of industry leading market risk management practices
to be ensured that NorthWestern’s market risk management policies and
procedures are appropriate.
internal review of all contracts generated by front office personnel relating
to trading, purchasing, and marketing of electric and natural gas commodities
(e.g., ISDAs, EEIs, and bilaterals ).
and supervise FERC compliance specialist(s).
all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy’s values, mission,
strategic business objectives, and Code of Conduct and Ethics.
job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions.
It does not prescribe or restrict responsibilities that may be assigned.
Most job time will be spent in an office environment with some lifting of
light-weight office materials up to 10 pounds required occasionally. Some
travel will be required.
be able to demonstrate a good safety record
possess strong interpersonal communication skills
have a bachelor’s degree in statistics, accounting, or finance or equivalent
work experience in or exposure to an energy risk management function is
desired. Preferred knowledge includes Western commodity markets, market
risk management, statistics, financial analysis, and financial and accounting
competencies include business acumen, decision-making, facilitation, influence,
initiative, problem solving, knowledge sharing, and project strategy and
When considering an
applicant for a posted position, it may be necessary to consider factors in
addition to qualifications and experience. The selection process will
also consider the needs of the Company, including such things as reorganization
requirements, diversity opportunities, relocation requirements, employee
development programs, and job succession.
External applicants should apply online at http://www.northwesternenergy.com. Internal applicants should apply online at iConnect . In
compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that
requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application
process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at
1-800-245-6977, or via email at email@example.com.
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