Energy Analyst

Published on: Jun 29, 2022

Your Responsibilities

Reporting to Sr. Manager, Resource Sustainability, you support in monitoring and analyzing the North American energy market. This position is also responsible for proactively researching energy and Environment Social Governance (ESG) trends and emerging energy technologies, which could be potentially incorporated into KSPC Bethune mine’s process. The position will collaborate with other departments to build upon relationships with Crown utility and industry colleagues and will assist with regulatory consultations, lobby efforts, and government incentive applications. The analyst may represent KSPC in industry association meetings and Crown utility working groups. The Energy Analyst will work collaboratively across the company (e.g., with Site Operations, Projects and Technology, Environmental, Legal, Communications, Corporate Affairs, Finance, etc.) to help develop, refine, and implement an integrated and coordinated sustainability plan on an ongoing basis. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Build and maintain daily position and pricing spreadsheets which can be used for risk analysis, Mark-to Market and P/L calculations, and forecasting

  • Monitor, analyze and record short, medium, and long-term supply and demand drivers impacting natural gas and power prices

  • Analyze and report on market drivers across Western Canadian natural gas and power markets, including the identification and impact of structural changes to transport, supply and demand markets affecting the short, medium, and long-term pricing

  • Support KSPC’s hedging strategy through critically thoughtful analysis and advice

  • Develop ad hoc analysis and reporting as required

  • Develop and maintain weekly/monthly key performance indicator and financial analysis data/reports

  • Provide strategic analysis and financial modelling of various capital investments in emissions-reducing technologies and projects

  • Contribute to development of reporting dashboards and identify opportunities for improvement

  • Support the development, implementation, and maintenance of a gas trading system

  • Assist in researching government incentive programs and related requirements; provide support for relevant application submissions, as applicable

  • Actively support all business units to help drive the effective selection, development, implementation and integration of analytics and KPIs to optimize business activities and develop meaningful business intelligence/reporting

  • Review and identify energy invoicing and delivery discrepancies, perform all necessary investigation, and resolve disputes relating to the confirmations and accounting process for natural gas transactions

  • Evaluate strategies, technologies, partnerships, and business models to achieve company greenhouse gas emission reduction targets

  • Help to identify and prioritize areas for company sustainability efforts and recommend strategies for proactively addressing relevant environmental, social, and governance risks and opportunities in the short, medium, and long term

  • Assist in the maintenance and enhancement of KSPC’s Energy Management system, continuously looking for areas of improvement, while monitoring and reporting data

Your Profile

Our company values and recognizes the diversity of the workforce and encourages individuals with the equivalent combination of education and work experience. The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business and / or Economics (or related field)

  • 3-5 years of technical experience in an Energy-related or financial data analysis role

  • Strong computer and analytical skills, including advanced proficiency in MS Office

  • Must be able to think critically and problem solve

  • Ability to interface well with other internal departments and outside customers

  • Exhibits strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to adapt to different management, communication, and delivery styles for different situations as needed

The preferred location of this position is Saskatoon however, this position could work out of our Bethune location. Flexible work arrangement may be considered.

   

Employment is subject to successfully completing KSPC’s pre-employment checks which may include criminal record check, education verification, functional fitness evaluation and drug and alcohol testing.  

To ensure consideration for this role, please apply by July 17, 2022. 

Your Benefits

By living our common K+S values across all our locations in the world: We are optimistic about our future, collaborative in building it, and with our entrepreneurial spirit, we aim to dig deeper and reach higher. We remain agile in an ever-changing world. We are innovative, turning obstacles into opportunities – and we do it all in ways that are safe and sustainable, protecting future generations.

We are committed to being a company where every employee can contribute, grow and thrive, and where we reflect the diverse communities in which we live and work. We are working toward a truly inclusive environment, because we know that the amazing array of differences in our backgrounds, competencies, experiences, race, gender, age, beliefs, sexual orientation, identity and their intersections is key to the longevity, sustainability and growth of our organization.

In a career with K+S Potash Canada (KSPC), you can look forward to:

Good People and Great Culture

Be part of a team committed to building an innovative and diverse culture. KSPC is growing our business, delivering exciting new opportunities, and giving back to the communities where we live and work.

Challenge and Growth

We support your growth and potential through professional development, training, and a robust performance recognition program.

Valuable Compensation

Our total target compensation is competitive and benchmarked to the market. We have a Pay-for-Performance philosophy that includes two components: fixed (base) pay, and a short-term incentive (bonus) that rewards employees for their contributions towards corporate, team and individual successes.

Supporting Benefits

Our comprehensive, employer-paid benefits program includes Life, Disability, Health and Dental, as well as competitive Retirement benefits, Employee and Family Assistance Program, paid work time to help out in your community (volunteer with a sports team or a charitable organization of your choice) and more! We offer a Health Spending Account for extras, like more expensive glasses, or a Wellness Account that covers recreational items, like your park camping fees, hunting or fishing license, and your gym membership.

This is Us

We enrich life through the sustainable extraction and refinement of minerals to indispensable products and through our working environment, which is unique. Because it stands for everything that really matters in life: Trust, team spirit and meaningfulness for 11,000 employees at 50 locations on five continents. Welcome to K + S.

Be part of our team