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Paralegal, Regulatory Compliance

Date Posted: Sep 18, 2019

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

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Job Summary: 

The NRG Retail Regulatory team is seeking an ambitious and organized Paralegal, Regulatory Compliance to work in a fast paced and quickly growing business that participates in electricity and natural gas markets. This position is responsible for preparing and submitting the governmental compliance filings for the NRG Retail affiliates across the U.S. and Canada. The position reports to the Regulatory Compliance Manager. The position is based in Philadelphia, PA.

                               

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and file documents necessary to comply with licensing and reporting requirements for 18 states, 2 provinces, federal agencies and regional power grids (Independent System Operators).
  • Work with contacts across the business to gather data, documents and information for regulatory filings and license renewals. Including: Senior management, wholesale, finance, marketing, sales, legal, etc.
  • Communicate with state regulatory agency staff and utility company personnel on licensing, reporting and other regulatory matters; attend state regulatory commission meetings as needed.
  • Stay current with relevant regulatory reporting requirements and changing of rules on a state by state level.
  • Administer and maintain the regulatory compliance management system using Intelex software and provide training for new users.
  • Monitor state regulatory agency docket filings of interest to the business; alert responsible government-regulatory associates.
  • Maintain and organize an archive of regulatory filings and documents.
  • Provide document research and retrieval support to the business.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required
  • Minimum of 2 to 4 years of experience required
  • Paralegal certification

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Energy industry experience preferred, particularly in a compliance or regulatory role
  • Notary Public is a plus

 

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to take initiative, be a self-starter and work independently
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and demanding work load while performing in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. Some travel may be required.
  • Extremely organized and proficient. Project management experience is a plus.
  • High-energy, team player with an aptitude for building successful relationships with employees of all levels, as well as external stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; SharePoint; and knowledge of regulatory compliance software such as Intelex.


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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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