City of Roseville - Electric Utility

2090 Hilltop Circle
Roseville , CA
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Electric Utility Financial Administrator

City of Roseville - Electric Utility
Roseville, CA Full time
Posted on April 29, 2018

Roseville Electric Utility - Northern California

The City of Roseville’s Electric Utility is hiring

$113,028 - $151,468 Annually

We offer highly competitive salaries and benefits.

The City of Roseville, population 126,000, is located approximately 16 miles east of Sacramento, California.  We are a full service city, providing award winning and highly reliable electric, water, wastewater and solid waste utility services to our residents and businesses.  Roseville’s Electric Utility operates and maintains two natural gas fired power plants, 16 substations, and over 800 miles of overhead and underground electrical lines.

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FINAL FILING DATE: Open Until Filled


The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the regular and full-time position of Electric Utility Financial Administrator in the Electric Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8 am – 5 pm; a flex schedule may be available.

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.


To plan, organize, direct and supervise activities associated with financial planning, reporting, forecasting, and customer information services within the Electric Department; to manage rate design and analysis and load research and forecasting activities; to coordinate and monitor department budget; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.


  • Receives general direction from an Assistant Electric Utility Director.
  • Exercises direct supervision over assigned professional staff, technical and administrative staff.


Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of financial administration, including budgeting, financial reporting, and accounting.
  • Advanced principles and practices of electric utility rate research, design, implementation and cost of service analysis.
  • Advanced principles and practices of load and revenue forecasting, load research, and applied statistics.
  • Advanced principles and practices of utility cost of service, overhead allocation and indirect cost allocation modeling.
  • Governmental fund accounting processes and systems.
  • Principles and practices of economic modeling including project cost-benefit analysis, return on investment, internal rate of return and net present value calculations and methodologies.
  • Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
  • Principles and practices of research analysis and management.
  • Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluations.
  • Principles and practices of budget monitoring.
  • Principles and practices of safety management.
  • Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules.

Ability to:

  • Organize, implement and direct financial and customer information services activities of the Electric Department.
  • On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures.
  • On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 10 pounds or less.
  • Interpret and explain pertinent rate design and forecasting results and department policies and procedures; make related public presentations.
  • Develop, implement, coordinate and monitor a complex budget.
  • Apply macro and microeconomic variables to electric financial activities.
  • Coordinate and monitor department budget.
  • Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Experience and Training


Five years of increasingly responsible experience in utility related financial accounting, reporting, budgeting, analysis and/or rate design, including two years of direct supervisory responsibility. Experience in electric utility industry, regulatory accounting, ratemaking, or customer account analysis is desirable.


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with major course work in accounting, business administration, public administration, economics, mathematics or a related field.

License or Certificate

  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license by date of appointment.
  • Possession of a certified public accountant license preferred.