Southern California Edison Senior Manager, Generation Business Planning in Rosemead, California

Job Description


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Position Overview

Reporting directly to Director of Generation, this position leads the Generation Business Planning team of approximately 10 employees. This position provides leadership, establishes performance expectations and monitors team member performance. This position assures team work products meet requirements, and assures team members conduct work in a manner consistent with SCE values, goals, policies and procedures. This position manages all Generation interface issues with SCE Finance, including Operations Planning, Budgeting, Cost Performance Improvement, and Accounting (including compliance with SOX controls for capital work orders). This position serves as Generation's primary contact with Law, Regulatory Affairs and others on cost recovery matters (e.g., GRC, ERRA and other related regulatory filings). This position serves as Generation's primary contact on Business Resiliency issues, including emergency preparation and planning. This position coordinates all Generation activities related to SCE Audits activities, including identification and resolution of business process deficiencies.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Develops, supports and/or implements short- and long-term strategic business plans to ensure alignment with Generation and Company goals and objectives.

  • Makes, recommends and/or approves employment decisions (e.g., hiring, promotion, appropriate pay, rewards/recognition, succession planning, termination). Manages employee performance for both direct and/or matrixed reports. Establishes performance expectations and goals in alignment with Company objectives, policies and procedures. Manages, trains and develops staff by providing timely feedback, coaching and support. Demonstrates Company values through decisions and actions.

  • Promotes the Company’s safety culture to ensure a safe work environment. Manages a budget. Focuses on workflow, departmental issues, allocating financial/employee resources and daily interactions. Has regular contact with inter- and intra-department Managers, Directors and Executives.

  • Represents Generation in SCE-wide forums working on Operations Planning, Budgeting, Accounting and other initiatives related to alignment of work actvity and cost forecasting and tracking, and Financial Reporting.

  • Assures Generation Operations Plan and other submittals to Finance meet requirements, are appropriately briefed to senior management, and achieve cost performance improvement goals and objectives.

  • Works with Finance and others to assure a proper accounting structure, and to assure effective procedures and controls are in-place throughout Generation for budget compliance, accurate cost recording and internal/external reporting (e.g., FERC Form 1).

  • Works with the rest of the Generation leadership team to assure O&M and Capital activities are consistent with SCE senior management Operating Plan and budget approvals, that deviations of these activities are appropriately identified and communicated, and that SCE "spend approval" processes are accurately followed (e.g., FRM, delegation of authority, etc.).

  • Manages the Generation interface for Continuing Property Records accounting (e.g., capital vs. expense determinations) and Capital Work Order management. Oversees Generation's portion of SCE capital work order SOX controls.

  • Manages the Generation interface with SCE Material Management on vendor procurement (including assuring accurate and compliant processing of vendor invoices), and SCE materials, supplies and spare parts warehousing processes.

  • Represents Generation on SCE-wide forums for shared services issues and processes (e.g., transportation fleet), and other business processes (e.g., employee expense reporting, credit card management, etc.).

  • Represents Generation in SCE-wide forums working on Cost Recovery and associated Regulatoy processes, including GRC, ERRA, and utility-owned energy storage reasonableness reviews.

  • Assures Generation's cost recovery products (e.g., testimony, supporting workpapers, data request responses, etc.) meet requirements, are accurately briefed to senior management, and successfully achieve full recovery of Generation costs.

  • Assures Generation witnesses on cost recovery proceedings are fully engaged in the development of cost recovery work products, and are prepared to successfully represent SCE in hearings and related forums.

  • Directly develops and sponsors appropriate portions of cost recovery proceedings, including testimony, hearings and workshop participation, and supports ex parte efforts organized by Regulatory Affairs concerning utility-owned generation issues.

  • Represents Generation in SCE-wide efforts on emergency response and business continuity processes, preparation and execution.

  • Assures Generation takes all actions required to implement and execute the Generation component of SCE's emergency response and business resiliency process and structure, including staffing incident management teams, and maintaining appropriate business resiliency plans and processes.

  • Assures appropriate levels of Generation employee training and preparation are completed, as needed to successfully respond to emergencies and business interrutions which impact Generation teams and assets.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or a related field.

  • Five or more years directing, managing, or supervising an organization, unit or project teams.

  • Experience with accounting and cost performance improvement principles.

  • Experience with emergency response and recovery activities.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Business, Engineering or a related field.

  • Professional Certification in Business, Engineering or related field (e.g., CPA, Engineering License, other).

  • Experience performing or leading utility accounting and cost improvement and recovery activities

  • Experience as an Incident Commander or Section Chief.

  • Seven or more years directing, managing, or supervising an organization, unit or project teams.


  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Position may require up to 20% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.

  • The successful candidate may be asked to work extended hours during emergencies or during crises.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.