Structuring Analyst

Gas South

job description




Are you an innovative and adaptable self-starter who enjoys finding solutions to open-ended problems?  Do you enjoy innovatively structuring energy products to meet customer needs while challenging the competition?  Are you a critical thinker who can balance an eye for detail with big-picture vision?  Do you enjoy leveraging business or trade partner relationships for the strategic benefit of the business and its customers? Do you want to work for a growing energy company in a highly competitive market? 



Then the Structuring Analyst may be the job for you!



As a Structuring Analyst, you will create modeling for customer valuation, profitability analysis, risk assessment, and rate design in support of Gas South’s Industrial business. You will engage with the Sales and Trading and Scheduling organizations, as well as external trade partners, pipeline operators, customers, and other gas market participants, to ensure proper consideration for the assets and market positioning associated with new Industrial business opportunities.  Collaboration with Sales, Trading, Risk, Middle Office and Operations is required to ensure successful pricing, risk analysis and execution of deals and accurate booking of such transactions in position management and billing systems. Becoming a Gas South Analyst offers exceptional growth opportunity with a four-level career path.  As Analysts grow and gain experience, they progress through the four levels (I, II, Senior, Lead) and take on greater responsibility as both contributors and leaders. New hires will be offered the level where their experience matches our internal role.



Are you a fit?



A successful candidate for this role is proactive, curious, and a strong critical thinker.  You have knowledge of supply operations, asset management, and risk management within the natural gas industry. You are experienced in energy rate design and pricing model techniques.  You have strong analysis and modeling capabilities and are motivated by business growth and customer service. 



Other stuff we like:




  • Bachelor’s Degree – Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Marketing or Business/Management-related preferred

  • Experience in either commercial and industrial natural gas pricing/structuring, forecasting, scheduling or trading; experience in natural gas trading, asset management or asset valuation strongly preferred.

  • Understanding of the wholesale gas market, storage and asset optimization, pipeline and utility tariff structures, and the energy industry’s regulatory framework.




  • Understanding of energy price structure and risks borne in different types of structures.

  • Proven ability to model incremental costs and risks associated with Industrial customer acquisition, renewal, and/or asset management opportunities.

  • Strong technical and quantitative skills including solid understanding of data analysis, model building, model validation. Advanced Data Analysis skills (Regressions, Monte Carlo Simulations, etc.) is preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and some programming experience or understanding of programming logic (VB, SQL, Python, etc.) is preferred

  • Experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) or BI tools a plus.



More details on what you would be responsible for:




  • Work closely with front-line origination staff and potential customers to understand customer needs and develop transactions/product structures to meet those needs.




  • Provide rate structure recommendations on Industrial customers to Sales that balance a data driven approach with creative and out of the box thinking.




  • Evaluate rate structure alternatives which will meet the customer’s and the company’s needs by developing cost-to-serve analytics utilizing regression analysis, probability/statistics, and Monte Carlo simulations.

  • Manage custom rate structures, scenario analysis and contract execution activities for key technical accounts.




  • Synthesize commercial needs and apply them to the team's analytical and valuation needs.

  • Read and comprehend utility tariffs and filings in order to evaluate market structure.

  • Participate in the development and delivery of customer proposal presentations.



Process Improvement:




  • Identifies contracting trends and best practices and participates in drafting updated contract templates.

  • Stays apprised of applicable laws, regulations, and governmental contracting requirements and how they impact company contracting practices.

  • Stays apprised of internal policies and operational practices to ensure contract language and obligations are aligned with actual practices.

  • Participates in cross-functional discussions of the company contracting process, recommending and implementing improvements to improve internal and external client experience and efficiency.



Legal Department Support:




  • Uses legal, sales, and/or business productivity software programs to perform assigned duties in an efficient and professional manner.

  • Serve as corporate representative on claims related to customer contracts (GA)

  • Works with the in-house legal team, including law clerks, corporate counsel, and legal coordinator, on research, best practices, and legal operations, lending support as needed.




At Gas South our employees bring their boldest ideas and most authentic selves to work, no matter their title, position or background. This not only gives us a strategic advantage—it's one of the reasons employees say that our team feels less like a workforce, and more like a family.  We understand that our people are our most valuable assets. So, we treat them that way, with competitive benefits, flexible schedule options, and a fun, casual atmosphere.



Benefits for full-time employees include:




  • Full medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Employer-paid life and disability coverage

  • Annual employer contributions of up to 12.5% to your 401k

  • Remote work options available based on business needs

  • Annual performance incentive is a % of annual benchmark based on position level

  • Paid four-week sabbatical every five years

  • Opportunities to volunteer in the community

  • Education assistance up to $5250 per year










 




contact information

business: Gas South
address: 5950 NW 1st Place
Gainesville, FL 32607
phone: 352-331-1654 (Call Now)
website: http://gassouth.com

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