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Job Requirements:
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
• An advanced degree in accounting or professional certification is preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to constructively identify and solve problems.
• Intellectual curiosity and the ability to think critically and originally and extend principles, theories, concepts, and methods as unique circumstances or new developments may require.
• Possess: strong written and verbal skills; the ability to work independently and in teams to meet deadlines; and the ability to produce work products in a well-organized manner.
• Extensive computer skills in Microsoft Office products.
• Ability to work on and/or manage multiple cases simultaneously.
• Ability to summarize and communicate complex technical issues.
• Able to work under stressful and occasionally adversarial conditions, such as under cross-examination and short timelines.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
• Develop skilled, technical opinions through analyses of all relevant utility applications, petitions, testimony,
• schedules, and exhibits.
• Gather information through data requests, onsite audits, and other research methods, as necessary.
• Summarize large amounts of data and testimony.
• Draw conclusions from research to build case foundations and contribute to case development.
• Prepare high-quality, persuasive testimony and exhibits to support Department case positions and make recommendations.
• Serve as case team leader, and a significant contributor responsible for addressing multiple issues.
• Consistently provide strong, credible, articulate oral testimony under cross-examination at public hearings.
• Assist other staff with projects while maintaining regular personal workload.
• Anticipate problems and develop alternatives in advance.
• Take appropriate decisive action to achieve agency and division goals and objectives.
• Work with multi-disciplinary project teams that include attorneys, economists, accountants, engineers, and other specialists.
• Proactively maintain the required level of professional knowledge through timely review of modifications to principles, standards, federal and state laws, and legal decisions.
• Ability to perform duties in a confidential and professional manner.
Other Duties/Responsibilities:
• Contribute to the achievement of overall agency and division goals.
• Review current utility regulatory practices and theories.
• Engage in continuous personal and professional development.
• All other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports: N/A
Difficulty of Work:
Work can vary from case to case and requires original thinking, intellectual curiosity, skilled judgment, and objectivity when applying agency policies to individual utility cases. Must be able to manage multiple tasks and engage in creative problem-solving.
Responsibility:
Employee follows general instructions. Work is reviewed by the supervisor for soundness of judgment and conformance with agency policies. An employee makes the decision as to methods and procedures, but policy decisions are made with the designated supervisor and executive team. Employees must perform all duties in a professional and ethical manner.
Personal Work Relationships:
An employee works with team members within the division, as well as in other divisions or units. The employee also works with employees of other governmental units, the general public, utility employees, and their consultants.
Physical Effort:
Work is largely sedentary with normal physical activities. The employee needs the capability to drive and perform on-site audits.
Working Conditions:
Work is usually performed in an office environment. However, occasional on-site field trips to utility facilities will be required. Intra-state, and some inter-state travel, is required.
Type: Contract | Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
 

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