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Renewables Operations Analyst

Company: Clean Energy Fuels
Location: Newport Beach
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Summary The Renewables Operations Analyst will play a critical role in managing the daily renewable natural gas (---RNG---) operations, working directly for the Biogas Operations Manager. The Analyst will assist with managing our monthly RNG supply/demand allocation strategy, facilitating our accrual process, coordinating regulatory compliance procedures with consultants, providing financial settlements with RNG suppliers and station customers, and distributing ongoing operational data to the team. Additionally, this role will work with Clean Energy---s accounting team to ensure all financial metrics are being reported accurately and timely, in addition to working with Clean Energy---s Renewables Upstream team on onboarding new RNG projects. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Oversee monthly RNG allocation and accrual processes, including settlement files. Collect, track, organize, and analyze large data set and documents required for reporting to regulatory agencies, suppliers, and customers. Manage RNG optimization file to increase LCFS credit generation yield. Coordinate with Clean Energy and third-party stations to record CNG and LNG dispensed volumes through the collection of utility invoices, dispenser reports, bills of lading, etc. Facilitate timely, monthly closings documents with Accounting that tie to the General Ledger using operational settlement files. Maintain commodity records/confirmations and product transfer documents. Ensure contracts and transactions are executed, organized, and maintained within an internal database system. Develop and maintain checklists, KPIs, timelines, and a standardized system for completing quarterly and annual RNG uploads. Manage any due diligence requests, audits, and or attestations that arise from the generation of environmental commodities. Research and report on factors influencing business performance and market changes. Provide financial analysis and modeling support to functional business groups and senior management. Assist in developing enhanced internal operational control policies and procedures, including producing Standard Operating Procedures. Summarize, manage, and maintain biogas supply and environmental commodity contracts. Assist with preparing the department budget and ongoing forecasting processes. Coordinate gas storage and gas logistics agreements as necessary with new RNG projects. Other duties as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities This position will not have Supervisory responsibilities. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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. Education and/or Experience Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field; 2 years of related experience and/or training; history working in renewables or traditional energy markets is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Language Skills Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Mathematical Skills Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Reasoning Ability Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Computer Skills Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word and Excel. Advanced knowledge of accounting and database software. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations None required. Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following behaviors: Quality: Consistently produces high quality work (accurate, neat, and thorough). Strives to improve productivity, processes and quality. Demonstrates strong knowledge and skills related to the job. Presents a professional image with dress, demeanor, and manners. Maintains clean work space, company equipment and company vehicles. Safety is a high priority; performs job safely. Communication: Communicates clearly, concisely, effectively, professionally and timely. Exhibits good listening and comprehension skills. Keeps others appropriately informed and shares ideas even when unpopular. Listens to what others have to say. Maintains open and active communication with colleagues. Effectively uses knowledge and experience in asking, probing, and anticipating issues to ensure quality is provided. Teamwork: Fosters the spirit of working with each other. Displays respect, courtesy, politeness, tact, and openness. Handles conflict in an appropriate and professional manner. Builds relationships, promotes cohesiveness, models collaboration with others. Considers impact and issues for our customer and other departments. Engages other impacted departments early for solutions. Persistence: Develops workable alternatives and solutions. Exhibits persistence in following assignments through to completion. Promotes process improvements. Reliable: Responds in a timely manner. Is honest, ethical, value-driven and trustworthy. Keeps commitments made, completes assignments and meets deadlines. AccountableTakes responsibility for own actions and performance. Meets attendance and punctuality guidelines. Available and accessible. Entrepreneurial: Takes initiative and appropriate action. Is engaged and committed to achieving the company---s mission. Pursues better ways to get things done and takes appropriate risks. Keeps up to date with competitor information and market trends. Controls costs and thinks in terms of profit, loss and added value. Is committed to the satisfaction of customers. Leadership: Provides clear direction around a vision. Creates actionable plans and is proactive & anticipatory. Demonstrates innovative approaches and solutions. Is an example for employees and others. Accepts responsibility for individual and team performance. Makes appropriate and timely decisions and takes action on decisions. Sets clear and reasonable performance expectations. Motivates and empowers others. Delegates tasks appropriately. Recruits staff of a high caliber. Provides feedback to subordinates that is timely and direct. Recognizes subordinates for their contributions and effort. Encourages continuous growth and learning in others. Shows respect for others and their ideas. Helps others manage through change. Passion: Is excited and creates enthusiasm about the company---s future. Promotes a sense of company pride. Displays sense of pride in the department and its contributions. Displays passion for the job. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Always practice good judgment and refer to the safety guidelines. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Always practice good judgment and refer to the safety guidelines. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Email resume to:

Keywords: Clean Energy Fuels, Newport Beach , Renewables Operations Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Newport Beach, California

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