Commercial Analyst

Ervia is a commercial semi-state company which provides strategic national gas and water infrastructure and services in Ireland. Through our regulated business, Gas Networks Ireland, we build and operate one of the most modern and safe gas networks in the world. In 2014, we took responsibility for the operation and maintenance of Ireland's water and wastewater assets through our other regulated business Irish Water. Ervia directly employs over 1,600 people who deliver services to 1.6 million customers daily. We are guardians of the national assets and experts in our field. Our infrastructure supports economic and social development, protects the environment and enhances the health and quality of life of the Irish people.

The Role

The Commercial function within Gas Networks Ireland is responsible for ensuring the business remains commercially focused through its customer and marketing strategy, large customer accounts, managing the relationship with the CRU and other parties, shipper services and tariff setting and Price Reviews. Reporting to the Senior Commercial Analyst, the role will involve applying financial models to revenue and tariff information, preparing reports and revenue projections, undertaking commercial analysis and preparing tariff and revenue submissions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Building tariff and revenue models and undertaking analysis as part of the Price Review process and EU gas market developments.
  • Develop different transportation tariff structures for the Irish gas market.
  • Develop detailed understanding of and Monitoring compliance with the Distribution regulatory contract.
  • Preparing the annual Distribution tariff submission for the CRU.
  • Supporting the regulatory tariff reporting process.
  • Preparing revenue projections for both regulated and unregulated revenue streams.
  • Monitoring monthly Transportation revenue invoices.
  • Calculating revenues to be invoiced in accordance with unregulated contracts.
  • Analysing and preparing responses to gas industry consultations at National and European level
  • Evaluating, drafting and presenting of various proposals to the CRU (e.g. connection policy issues and tariff structure, etc).
  • Evaluating and presenting commercial initiatives and their financial impact on tariffs.
  • Providing financial analysis to facilitate decision making.
  • Monitoring compliance with the Northern Ireland regulatory contract
  • Ensuring that the regulatory and commercial intent of contracts are implemented appropriately.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for the role

  • Third level degree in Business/Finance/Economics/Engineering and/or a professional accounting qualification desirable
  • Proven financial/numerical modelling skills in Microsoft Excel.
  • Five years’ experience ideally in the energy industry and an excellent understanding of the regulatory environment in Ireland.
  • Proven ability to create and develop good working relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals, coupled with the ability to gain commitment from others.
  • Experience with identifying improvement opportunities, generating ideas and implementing solutions.
  • Have excellent analytical skills and be able to identify and analyse problems and potential improvements, and propose and implement solutions.
  • Proactively identifying new areas of learning and using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job.
  • Ability to set own high standards of performance and delivering desired results.

How to Apply

The closing date for receipt of applications for this vacancy is the 4th January 2019

Applications, including a current Curriculum Vitae should be emailed to: recruit@ervia.ie

*Please include the Reference Number for this Role when making an application*

Ervia is an equal opportunities employer