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continued success of the company.
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providing opportunities for challenge and advancement and offering
a competitive compensation package.
Posting End Date: 9/23/2020 at 11:59PM HST
BRIEF POSTING DESCRIPTION:
The Sr VP Planning & Technology Division at Hawaiian Electric
Company has one (1) Management vacancy available. (Role:
Performs the functions of a principal financial/budget
administrator for the Planning & Technology Divisions. Provides
financial and accounting support including budgeting and
Develops and administrates forecasts and reports and ensures
that accounting procedures are aligned with overall process area
and corporate goals. Applies accounting standards to procedures and
systems to ensure compliance with Company and regulatory
requirements. Develops and administrates reports relating, but not
limited to, staffing and department goals. Prepares and updates the
operating forecast based on input from Department Manager and
Division heads. Monitors expenditures, analyzes data, and prepares
reports on cost variances. Prepares and delivers presentations of
the financial analyses performed.
Prepares financial work papers and exhibits in support of
regulatory proceedings, including rate cases. Researches, tracks
and develops reports for submittal to the PUC regarding the
Division's operating forecasts. Assists in development of
expert testimony relating to the budget before the Public Utilities
Leads and works with the P&T Finance Department in the area
of budget preparation, compiling, monitoring and analyzing O&M
Participates in the development and implementation of
corporate-wide cost recovery, accounting, budgeting and
Researches and makes recommendations for improving Department
operations in administrative, accounting and clerical areas.
Develops and disseminates relevant Department policies, procedures,
tools and systems. Compiles and analyzes data and prepares special
reports for management.
Thorough knowledge of the principles of accounting including
general ledger, cost accounting, and payroll normally acquired
through advanced college level accounting courses and several years
of professional accounting experience.
Thorough knowledge of Hawaiian Electric Company budgeting,
forecasting and accounting systems and procedures.
Thorough knowledge of personal computers and mainframe systems
and related software applications such as spreadsheets, word
processing, database management, and presentation software.
Comprehensive working knowledge of Hawaiian Electric Company's
UI Planner System, management reports, and SAP.
Thorough knowledge of Company procurement policies and
Working knowledge of preparing PUC work papers.
Working knowledge of PUC regulations and requirements.
Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal
Ability to prepare and deliver effective presentations to all
levels of Management and employees.
In-depth analytical and computational skills. Ability to
conceptualize new ideas quickly, with excellent attention to
Ability to work with a variety of individuals frequently dealing
with sensitive, difficult or confrontational issues.
Ability to remain flexible in a demanding work environment and
adapt to rapidly changing priorities.
Ability to handle difficult and/or sensitive issues while using
tact, courtesy and discretion.
Very strong computer skills for personal computers and/or
mainframe systems and related software applications such as;
spreadsheets, word processing, SAP, UI Planner, PowerPoint,
Multiple years (5-7) experience in accounting and/or engineering
Number of Vacancies: 1
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Lunch: 30 Minutes
About Hawaiian Electric Companies
Hawaiian Electric Companies provide electricity and services to
95 percent of the state's 1.4 million residents. The company is
also one of the state's leading employers and a major contributor
and supporter of community and educational programs.
The demand for power that has fueled the growth of the Hawaiian
Islands has been met by Hawaiian Electric Companies for well over a
century. And as the next millennium unfolds, the company is
committed to providing quality service and seeking clean local
energy sources to power generations of Hawaii families and
businesses to come. Visit us at http://hawaiianelectric.com .
Interested individuals should apply online. The application must
clearly indicate the demonstrated
experience/knowledge/skills/abilities the candidate possesses which
specifically qualifies him/her for the position.
Should there be no candidates with this experience, the company
may consider applicants without such experience who meet the
knowledge/skill requirements. If such a candidate is hired, he
or she will initially be placed on a development plan commensurate
with his/her education and experience level.
By submitting an application for the position, candidates:
1. Authorize the Hawaiian Electric Companies to
confirm all statements contained in the application and/or any
materials submitted and made a part of the application as they
relate to the position and to the extent permitted by law;
2. Authorize and consent to, without reservation, the Hawaiian
Electric Companies sharing any and all information regarding
previous or present employment, educational training or personal
information from their records and from any other source with the
hiring department or subsidiary company;
3. Release, discharge, and hold harmless, Hawaiian Electric
Companies, from any and all liability for any damage which may
be claimed as a result of furnishing such information to the hiring
department or subsidiary company;
4. Authorizes release and transfer of all personnel records to
be maintained by the hiring company in the event of an
inter-company transfer; and
5. Authorize, direct, and consent to Hawaiian Electric Companies
and/or its authorized agents to conduct investigations into
candidates' background. These investigations may include, but
are not limited to searches for information about applicants;
record of criminal convictions to the extent permitted by law,
education records, professional certifications, personal character
references, and employment history.
Hawaiian Electric Companies is an equal employment
opportunity/affirmative action employer. We actively seek diversity
among our employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age,
race, color, religion, sex/gender (including gender
identity/expression), ancestry/national origin, disability, marital
status, arrest and court record, sexual orientation, pregnancy,
veteran status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence
victim status, or other protected categories in accordance with
state and federal laws. We further encourage individuals with
disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.
Hawaiian Electric Companies complies with Title I of the
Americans with Disabilities Act. Any request
for reasonable accommodation needed during the
application process should be communicated by the candidate to the
HR Service Center at (808) 543-4848.
Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Maui Electric Company, and
Hawaii Electric Light (“Company”) are Hawaii Public
Utilities Commission (“PUC”) regulated companies. The
disclosure relating to Affiliate Transaction Requirements that
follows is made pursuant to the PUC’s Decision and Order No. 35962,
issued on December 19, 2018, and subsequently modified by Order No.
36112, issued on January 24, 2019 in Docket No. 2018-0065.
By submitting your application, you understand and acknowledge
that, if you are hired by the Company and subsequently transferred,
assigned or otherwise employed by an Affiliate, said Affiliate will
be required to make a one-time payment to the Company in an amount
equivalent to twenty-five percent (25%) of your base annual
In addition, if you are hired by the Company and subsequently
transferred, assigned or otherwise employed by an Affiliate or an
Affiliate-Related Entity, for a period of one year, you cannot
appear in negotiations or otherwise interact directly with the
Company or work on the same matter that you worked on while with
Affiliate is defined as “any person or entity that possesses an
‘affiliate interest’ in a utility as defined by section 269-19.5,
Hawaii Revised Statutes (“HRS”), including a utility’s parent
holding company, except as otherwise provided by HRS section
Affiliate-Related Entity is defined as “a third party that
provides electricity-related services in a regulated utility’s
service territory that has a material financial, operational, or
ownership interest with an unregulated affiliate of the utility and
of whom the utility has reasonable knowledge.”
For a current list of all Affiliates and Affiliate-Related
Entities, please see:
This list may be amended, updated or revised from time to time