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Senior Risk & Compliance Analyst

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 26405 

Job Category : Compliance / Risk / Quality Assurance 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Law, Strategy & Policy

Job Location : San Francisco



Department Overview

In State and Regulatory Affairs, we help the business achieve its business goals by working with regulators and other stakeholders and serving as the primary point of contact with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) staff. Today's business needs innovative regulatory programs, built on a solid foundation of regulatory knowledge. Career paths allow development and job growth, as well as flexibility to move across and among different positions.


Position Summary

Reporting to the Senior Risk and Compliance Manager, the Senior Risk & Compliance Analyst is responsible for providing support to the regulatory compliance standards, compliance control implementation, compliance control evaluation, control assessment, and internal control assessment, monitoring and reporting. 

Candidates are expected to demonstrate advance understanding of regulatory policy and compliance concepts; provide compliance and risk management expertise to assigned LOB department(s); apply advanced knowledge to help evaluate requirements, assess risk, monitor compliance and assist department to develop effective remediation plans based on root causes; provide leadership and insight in evaluating control deficiencies in accordance with the company’s framework for evaluating control exceptions and deficiencies to conclude on potential impact to the company; understand and provide support to departments to map compliance-related processes and develop appropriate documentation; identify and evaluate compliance risks and facilitates the mitigation of identified risks; provide advice to assigned department(s) to facilitate the design and implementation of effective controls to mitigate risk and manage compliance requirements; evaluate and document alternatives and make recommendations to compliance owners; develops and evaluates test plans for effectiveness; facilitates the identification of new and changing requirements – helping the assigned business unit to research and document new compliance requirements affecting LOB and works with diverse organizations to confirm ownership and implement/document controls framework, using LOB risk and compliance processes and systems; participate in or may lead root cause analysis activities; facilitate the assigned business unit to develop and analyze metrics related to compliance and risk; may identify and monitor operational risks for assigned department(s); ensures effective risk management framework is implemented for identified operational risks; develop and coordinate preparation of presentation materials for various levels of management up to and including vice president; may manage LOB projects to implement risk mitigation strategies and/or compliance remediation plans; presents findings and makes recommendations to functional management and directors.




  • Bachelor’s degree in any of: Management, Risk, Insurance, Business, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline; or equivalent experience.
  • Requires a minimum of five years of experience in risk or compliance management, utility operations, regulatory, accounting, finance or related field


  • Advanced research and issue resolution skills
  • Able to present analysis and evaluation results and output in a cohesive, understandable and actionable format to department management
  • Understands programs, policy and compliance requirements and to advise on business impacts
  • Ability to identify and assess compliance and business risk
  • Ability to solicit and integrate information from a variety of sources
  • Ability to lead root cause analysis
  • Strong client focus
  • Understands the company and regulatory organizational structure and how to interact with and utilize available contacts and resources
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and making educated and informed recommendations based on minimal data



  • Identify, assesses, prioritizes, monitors and addresses complex policy issues and challenges that present risk to our business and reputation. Able to develop effective mitigations and risk response plans. Skilled at all implementing/leading three phases of risk management (identification, response and monitoring).
  • Develop effective controls for compliance and risk that are integrated into normal work processes. Can evaluate existing controls for effectiveness and provide recommendations for controls enhancement. Understands controls frameworks design and can effectively create or use for new requirements, when available.
  • Communicates with peers, subordinates, leadership, and external stakeholders as necessary, using a variety of media; conveys his/her views in a clear, direct, and non-threatening manner; seeks first to understand and then to be understood; comfortable interacting with individuals at all levels inside (and outside if required) the organization.
  • Effectively copes with change; shifts gears comfortably; decides and acts without having complete information; comfortably handles risk and uncertainty.
  • The application of knowledge, skills, tools, techniques and systems to define, visualize, measure, control, report, manage, and improve processes to meet business and organizational needs. Able to identify opportunities for process improvements.
  • Maneuver through complex organizational situations effectively and without disruption; is sensitive to how people and organizations function; anticipates where the obstacles are and plans his/her approach accordingly. Aligns and maneuvers organizational resources skillfully to solve problems or accomplish goals. Can work across multiple departments or lines of business to resolve issues for good of larger organization.
  • Understands the company's overall goals and strategies, as well as the goals of business partners; continually applies this understanding to identify and address the critical needs of the overall business.
  • Ability to develop, document and implement effective compliance remediation plans and risk mitigation strategies. Lead implementation of plans as necessary and ensure that mitigations and remediations are completed as scheduled.
  • Able to understand clients’ business needs and integrate into services provided. Listens to and learns from clients’ perspective, experience and work. Develops true understanding of clients’ business to provide effective support and guidance.



Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climate change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Employee Privacy Notice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA grants new and far-reaching privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles  job applicants, employees and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information PG&E collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed through the following link: Employee Privacy Notice

PG&E will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment in a manner consistent with all state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland