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Senior Risk & Compliance Analyst-San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 29083 

Job Category : Compliance / Risk / Quality Assurance 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: General Counsel

Job Location : San Francisco

Department Overview

The General Counsel Risk & Compliance (GCRC) department ensures the development, implementation and maintenance of compliance, ethics and risk management programs for all General Counsel departments: Enterprise Records & Information Management (ERIM), Land and Environmental Management, Law and Corporate Secretary. GCRC helps General Counsel departments identify risks and mitigations and ensures compliance with regulations and regulatory directives by providing guidance on processes and controls, and by monitoring compliance activities in order to remediate potential issues and mitigate risk.  GCRC also supports the implementation of the Corrective Action Program (CAP) in General Counsel.


Position Summary

Manages LOB’s risk and compliance programs, procedures and systems. Acts in a consultative capacity to assigned business units. Identifies and assesses organizational compliance requirements and operational risks. Develops controls and metrics and evaluates for effectiveness. Evaluates control deficiencies, supports the design of mitigating activities, and facilitates publishing policies and standards.


Job Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates advanced understanding of compliance and risk concepts. Provides compliance and risk management expertise to assigned business units.
  • Applies advanced knowledge to help evaluate requirements, assess risk and monitor compliance.
  • Identifies and evaluates compliance risks and facilitates the mitigation of identified risks. Provides advice to assigned department(s) to facilitate the design and implementation of effective controls to mitigate risk and manage compliance requirements; evaluates and documents alternatives and make recommendations to compliance owners.
  • Evaluates and tests controls. Provides leadership and insight in evaluating control deficiencies and assists department to develop effective remediation plans based on root causes.
  • Understands and provides support to departments to map compliance-related processes and develop appropriate documentation.
  • Facilitates the identification of new and changing requirements – helps the assigned business unit to research and document new compliance requirements and works with diverse organizations to confirm ownership and implement/document controls framework.
  • Facilitates the assigned business unit to develop and analyze metrics.
  • Presents findings and makes recommendations to functional management and Director.
  • Develops and coordinates preparation of presentation materials for various levels of management up to and including vice president.



Minimum experience


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or job-related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Experience in compliance or risk management, or related, 5 years


Desired Experience

  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Prior experience in Audit, SOX or related fields
  • Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) certification


Desired Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies


  • Work Independently with limited oversight
  • Knowledge of risk and compliance assessment and management theories, concepts, methods, best practices, and techniques
  • Communicate to convey a clear understanding, based on unique needs of different audiences
  • Implement effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Maneuver comfortably through complex policy, process and people-related organizational dynamics
  • Apply knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization goals
  • Conduct research as needed to perform at the job level
  • Understand of work performed within General Counsel organization


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 climage 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.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland