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Supervisor, Business Finance

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 48123 

Job Category : Accounting / Finance 

Job Level : Supervisor

Business Unit: Finance and Risk

Job Location : San Francisco

Department Overview


PG&E's Business Finance team provides critical financial support to its operational Business Partners within the company.  This support includes: financial analysis; budgeting, planning and forecasting; monitoring, controlling and accounting; operational performance reporting and analysis; and strategic planning and analysis. These services are critical to achieving the company's strategic, operational and financial objectives.


The Business Finance department provides a unique environment for energized and talented finance professionals to engage in the business as valued functional advisors, make meaningful contributions to the direction of a dynamic business, and be actively developed and recognized.


This role within the Business Finance organization supporting Electric Operations, a high performing, fast paced organization redefining the functional value proposition through engaged, innovative thought leadership.


Client Organization

The successful candidate will support the Electric Operations organization.  Electric Operations is responsible for all aspects of PG&E’s Electric distribution and transmission operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, restoration and emergency response.

Position Overview


The successful candidate will serve as the BF Supervisor Electric Operations.  As a member of the Business Finance Electric Operations leadership team, the candidate will help define and achieve the team's strategic objectives.  The supervisor will be responsible for developing his/her team members and driving a culture that encourages and rewards thought leadership, critical thinking, high-quality work, ethics, efficiency, action, accountability, collegiality and safety.


The candidate will serve as a business partner focal for all finance and accounting, including planning, budget, forecasting, tools, and optimization analysis. A successful candidate will integrate with the client organization and become a trusted financial and strategic thought leader. In sum, the individual will balance and utilize their functional expertise, intellectual curiosity, ethics, and interpersonal skills to build and maintain integrative relationships and ensure best in class decision support and recommendation.


Core Responsibilities


  • Reporting & Analytics: Provide timely and accurate monthly financial visibility that objectively assesses performance, integrates operational performance and proactive financial analytics that identify opportunities, risks, and associated resolution recommendations. Utilizes deep understanding of operational business drivers and financial levers to provide strategic decision support and thought leadership.
  • Forecasting (Short Term): Provide timely, balanced financial forecasts that capture current performance and enable nimble, value optimized operational and financial decisions using sophisticated modeling.
  • Planning (Long Term): Develop, advise and integrate the business unit financial plans and performance baselines to meet the Company's long term operational and financial objectives.
    Other Responsibilities
  • Leadership: Supervise, coach, and enable a team of analysts to achieve the Company and functional goals. Set and evaluate performance and provide an example of ethics and functional excellence.
  • Process Optimization: Identify, and evaluate key processes for opportunities in effectiveness, control, and efficiency, and recommend and implement improvements.
  • Tools: Provide active engagement on the evaluation, design, and use of our critical functional toolset.
  • Governance: Implement and maintain functional governance standards, and provide feedback on areas of opportunity.
  • Regulatory: Serve as the financial backbone for regulatory filings, support, and defense.
    Minimum Qualifications
  • PG&E Business Finance Experience
  • 3 years analytical experience (business, mathematics, statistics, engineering-based) including prior experience leading and developing teams
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Business, or Finance


Desired Qualifications, minimum above plus

  • Understanding of Utility industry, end to end Electric Operations processes
  • Value Integrator exposure and implementation
  • Six Sigma / Lean experience
  • Experience working within utility industry
  • Working knowledge of SAP R3, SAP BW
  • Master's degree in Finance, Engineering, Economics, Business, or related field
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and quantitative skills
  • Intellectual curiosity, and relentless continuous improvement
  • Experience leading and developing strong teams
  • Strong Excel modeling and PowerPoint skills
  • Strong understanding of Accounting principles and overhead allocation models


Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an AA/EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce.

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.

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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