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Risk Management Trading Regulatory Compliance Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Portland, Ore.
  • Salary: DOE
  • Posting End Date: November 5, 2021

Website Portland General Electric

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This is an exciting time to join Portland General Electric. As Oregon’s largest electric utility, Portland General Electric is leading an energy transformation that will harness the power of clean and renewable resources. Our vision for a clean energy future relies on three interrelated and overarching strategies: de-carbonize through investing in clean and reliable energy; modernize through a smarter more resilient grid; and empower our customers in their energy technology choices.

We’re searching for innovative, customer and results-obsessed leaders to help power our mission and lead the way in championing the world’s clean energy future!

Risk Management Trading Regulatory Compliance Analyst

This is an addition to the PGE Risk Management Team. We are seeking trading regulatory compliance professional to work within our Risk Management team to establish policies and capabilities and to act as the subject matter expert in trading regulatory compliance. This is an exciting opportunity to facilitate change and ensure regulatory compliance standards are met.

If you have strong analytical skills and experience in regulatory compliance, this may be the job for you. Preferred applicants will have experience in commodities trading.

This role is located in Portland, Oregon area. The work will be a hybrid model with some days working from home and some days in the office in Tualatin Integrated Operations Center for in person collaboration opportunities.

What you will work on:

Operational Procedures for commodities trading

Analyzes new or revised regulations, requirements, and standards. Translates into the appropriate systemic and procedural solutions to enable compliance adherence. Writes and revises standards and provides guidance on implementation.

Compliance Monitoring and Review

Tracks and documents data related to compliance controls. Identifies gaps, analyzes trends and recommends remediation strategies. Collaborates with Corporate Regulatory Compliance on initiatives and reviews.

Consultation and Outreach

Serves as a subject matter expert for questions related to standards and regulations. Provides both proactive and responsive information on standards and regulations, procedures, and processes. Develops and delivers training within operational domain.

Research and Analysis

Monitors regulatory and industry websites and other information channels for decisions and developments related to compliance. Research changes in technology, process, or regulation. Analyzes implications, determines which procedures or process are impacted and makes recommendations to management.


Assists with internal and external audits of federal regulatory compliance matters conducted throughout the company. Provides functional subject matter expertise.

You will be someone with:

Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, technical field or other related field or equivalent experience.
Typically eight or more years in combination with compliance and one or more years of utility operations, cyber security or auditing, which includes at least two years of FERC/NERC.
Certifications, Licenses and Training NERC certification preferred.
Advanced knowledge of business processes and procedures in operational and or trading domain.
Advanced knowledge of relevant regulations and reliability standards.
Advanced knowledge of corporate and operational compliance and risk management principles and protocols.
Advanced analytical skills, including defining problem or issue, researching solutions and alternatives, supporting conclusions, and presenting findings.
Intermediate skills in using database and documentation tools.
Intermediate business acumen skills
Intermediate problem-solving skills
Intermediate decision-making skills
Advanced written and oral communication skills Advanced analytical thinking skills
Advanced diplomacy skills
Advanced organization and prioritization skills Intermediate interpersonal skills
Cognitive Ability to adhere to set response times, deadlines, and time-sensitive tasks
Ability to follow accuracy standards
Ability to follow through on decision-making tasks
Ability to interact effectively and collaboratively within a team environment
Ability to respond and adapt to frequent change
Ability to accept and demonstrate self-awareness when provided constructive feedback
Ability to discern feedback and acknowledge ownership of areas of improvement
Ability to avoid future mistakes by applying reasonable skills to new but similar work situations or tasks
Ability to successfully collaborate with peers, managers, and others within the organization
Ability to process new information to be applied consistently to work tasks

Driving/travel/commute: Daily within service territory – Occasionally (one to two times a month or less)
Computer use (use computer regularly for entire work shift)
Environment – Indoor/Outdoor:


Join us today and power your potential!

To be considered for this position, please complete visit to complete an employment application by the posting close date. A cover letter may be needed with your application to be considered for this position.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.


PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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