Calpine PowerFolio Data Analyst in San Diego, California

Requisition Number



PowerFolio Data Analyst


San Diego



Job Family

Retail 2



Employee Type


Subject to DOT Regulations


Percent of Travel Required


Relocation Provided



Solutions - CA


This position is responsible for providing analytical support in the Power Folio group for power related transactions. The Data Analyst works closely with customer portfolio managers, sales, and structuring desks in executing complex commodity transactions,

maintaining customer PowerFolio web sites in regard to data, risk valuation models, and working with customer care in the generation of the monthly results reports. In addition, the Data Analyst is responsible for managing and tracking customer deal addenda,

triggers, and contracts and any changes made to documents/contracts.


•Process, prepare and analyze historical load data Power transactions.

•Learn and utilize statistical methods to draw conclusions from historical data.

•Perform load data forecasts, trend analysis and other statistical estimates to prepare quantitative analysis for transactions.

•Ability to learn and understand regional/local tariffs and tariff structures.

•Track limit and open orders for new and existing commodity customers.

•Work independently to successfully resolve on-going issues with other internal and external customers.

•Review and audit standard performance reports for all PowerFolio customers on a quarterly or annual basis as needed.

•Work with IT, Back office and the structuring desks as new products are included in the reports to ensure accurate results.

•Perform ad-hoc customization of the reports as requested by clients and management.

•Candidate must be able work independently with other departments to find solutions to reporting issues.

•Candidate must also be able to intuitively recognize legitimate usage and cost anomalies in client data and be able to clearly articulate those factors to the clients and to management through written and oral discussion.

•Meet reporting deadlines and send out reports on a rushed basis as needed.

•Updating and maintaining customer files, including all usage profiles and reconciling data files between PowerFolio and internal systems.

•Work with PowerFolio customer portfolio managers to create PowerPoint presentations for sale presentations and monthly/quarterly business reviews.


•Bachelor’s degrees required with emphasis in finance, economics, business or related preferred.

•Commodity experience required.

•Strong analytical aptitude and “out of the box” thinking.

•Excellent computer skills with and emphasis on advanced spreadsheet applications.

•Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate complex subject matter in a simple, clear and concise manner.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities –

•Strong analytical and problem solving aptitude and skills.

•Ability to manage multiple assignments and meet deadlines on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy.

•Candidate must also demonstrate skills in problem identification, analysis. corrective action and closure skills. Candidate must demonstrate the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment.

•Adaptability and drive including the ability to work under time-related pressures.

•Effective communication skills including clear and concise written and oral communication. Dependability including following through on commitments and punctuality. Strong interpersonal skills.

•Microsoft Word and Excel competence.

•Understanding of the retail energy markets is preferred but not required.

•Analyst will also demonstrate strong quantitative and problem solving skills, attention to detail, communication skills, and critical thinking skills in a business environment.

•Strong technical writing skills required.

Physical Requirements -

•Sitting and standing for long periods of time.


Track P&L for Powerfolio performance and personal expense reporting.


Reasonable accommodations may be provided by Calpine Energy Solutions to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions, as defined per Company policy.

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