Regulatory Analyst

FLSA Classification
 

Exempt

Reports to

Director of Product Development

Location

Remote/Hybrid

About the Company

NineDot's name derives from the classic mathematical puzzle for sparking out-of-the-box solutions. As a leading community-scale, clean energy developer with a growing portfolio of projects across a range of technologies, NineDot Energy is creating innovative energy solutions that support a more resilient electric grid, deliver economic savings and reduce carbon emissions. We plan to develop, build and operate more than 400 MW of clean energy systems by 2026 that will strengthen the local power grid infrastructure and provide clean, reliable and resilient power to tens of thousands of New York households and businesses. This is all in support of New York State’s mission to achieve 100% clean energy by 2040.

With the backing of the Carlyle Group - one of the largest private investors in renewable energy - NineDot is rapidly expanding its core team to scale its energy storage pipeline and continue innovating new products (i.e. vehicle-to-grid, community energy, etc.) to advance the decarbonization of New York’s grid. This is an exciting opportunity to build a platform from the ground-up with a world-class team of developers and innovators. NineDot is committed to building a company that exemplifies diversity, equity and inclusion values in its team culture, as well as business practices and community engagement.


Job Summary

This position works closely with NineDot Energy’s project development unit and all levels of management throughout the organization, as needed, to assure operational and procedural compliance with NineDot Energy policies, legislative and regulatory requirements and acts as a resource for training and regulatory interpretation. Responsibilities include planning, coordinating and facilitating activities to meet federal and state compliance requirements and project completion dates. The Regulatory Analyst will work with and report to NineDot Energy’s Director of Project Development to support the development and maintenance of the compliance program processes and reports to ensure consistency with NineDot policies and regulatory compliance standards.

Essential Functions

  • Reviews and analyzes various regulatory reports or requirements across products that can include energy resources, vehicle-to-grid, fuel cells and shared/community power.

  • Assist with project development and project operations teams to interface with government agencies to ensure that project execution is in compliance with federal or state government regulations and reporting procedures.

  • Support multiple projects from conception to completion for the purpose of supporting and organizing compliance program activities at NineDot Energy.

  • Provides summary of key deadlines and maintains governance of the technologies, portals, timeliness and submission processes

  • Measures and maintains results to ensure compliance and best practices in effect

  • Supports the execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Communicates with internal business partners and external customers to respond to standard and non-standard inquiries.

  • Breaks down strategic problems, analyzes data and information to provide insights and recommendations.

  • Gathers and formats data into regular and ad-hoc reports and dashboards. Maintains and organizes a database of existing and forthcoming regulatory programs of interest across various geographies.

  • Resolves standard and relatively straightforward issues, referring non-routine issues to more senior team members and/or managers.

  • Provides input and analysis into the continuous improvement of business processes and procedures and participates in the planning, testing and implementation of projects and new/ revised products/services or processes as required.

  • Partner with project development teams and engineering teams to deliver quarterly/phased technical reports.

  • Coordinate periodical project development review meetings with government agencies.

  • Identify gaps in regulatory compliance and proposed solutions

  • Identify and develop future government funding opportunities for our clean energy tech

  • Monitor and analyze NineDot Energy’s regulatory initiatives, in particular Network Codes and other legislative changes. Prepare briefing material and draft consultation responses.

  • Take lead responsibility in selected areas.

  • Other duties as assigned


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

Required Education and Experience

  • University Degree required with 3 or more years of relevant work experience

  • Background in Financial Reporting & Analysis and/or Auditing will receive strong consideration.

  • Effective written & oral communications skills; experience of engagement with leadership team level is desired.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills related to large data sets.

  • Knowledge and/or experience of the following will be highly beneficial:

  • Compliances Control, Risk & Exposure Management.

  • Fundamental knowledge in renewable energy, cleantech, power markets

  • Experience with Google and MS Office productivity suites

  • Team player that is well-adept at working with cross-functional teams to execute complex projects

  • Comfortable working in a start-up environment and willing to step up beyond formal roles/responsibilities when “all hands on deck” situations arise

Personal Qualities

  • You are passionate about the values and principles of NineDot Energy,

  • You are Analytical, you approach problems with an objective, numerical, and measurable lens. You are comfortable building and running models, refining those models with feedback.

  • You are Self-Directed: You are capable and autonomous, and you have an ownership mindset with your projects. You are not afraid of ambiguity.

  • You are an Exceptional Communicator: You are able to concisely communicate complex information, concepts, and recommendations to audiences in a way that drives action and decisions. You are comfortable communicating with a variety of stakeholders and are able to represent the business with external financial parties.

  • You are a Relational Team Player: You have experience working across multiple teams and levels and are natural at connecting and building rapport easily.

  • You have a Growth Mindset: You operate with a research mindset and are innately curious. You understand that struggling through a tough question provides unparalleled learning opportunities.

  • You have an Attention to Detail: You make sure you cross your Ts and dot your Is. You are a tight operator and appreciate an orientation towards process and organization.

Affirmative Action/EEO Statement

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

COVID Vaccination

Some of NineDot roles require that individuals be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons, as well as any other reason required by applicable law or order. Should you be selected for an interview, your recruiter will provide additional information.

 

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