The purpose of this position is to ensure the accurate and timely processing of measurement data used for customer invoicing. This position also manages and works to minimize the unaccounted for (UAF) and prior period adjustments within Northern Natural Gas Company's measurement processes.
Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function)
Ensure the accurate and timely processing of measurement data used for customer invoicing through the management of the measurement analysis group.
Manage the development and application of the overall technical aspects of the measurement process. Provide guidance and instruction in the use of the measurement software platform.
Ensure the identification, tracking, and reduction of UAF gas volumes through analysis of Northern Natural Gas Company's natural gas pipeline system.
Manage the identification, tracking (metrics) and reduction of prior period adjustments (PPA) caused by measurement activities both within and outside of this manager's group. Reconcile PPAs with customer service and gas measurement accounting.
Provide technical expertise in assisting technical specialists on the design or modification of measurement facilities to ensure reliability of service and compliance with regulatory, industry and company codes and standards in reference to facility integrity.
Manage the resolution of producer and customer issues with custody transfer flow measurement.
Oversee Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for the measurement department.
Perform administrative activities necessary for the effective management of the department, including employee safety, selection and development of employees, salary administration, budget administration, employee counseling and motivation, organization goals and objectives and planning, organizing, integrating, measuring and reporting the work performed within the department.
Perform any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.
Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration or related field or equivalent work experience. (Typically six years of related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a bachelor's degree.)
Eight or more years of related experience in measurement, including three years supervisory/management responsibilities.
Strong working knowledge of company operating procedures as well as industry standards and procedures.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills.
Effective interpersonal skills and leadership abilities.
Effective analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills. Strong Excel, Word and database skills are a plus.
Project management skills; ability to prioritize and handle multiple issues and projects concurrently.
Requires continuous availability to initiate or respond to unplanned or critical events which can significantly impact the organization; critical time constraints and deadlines.
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.