Sempra is a California-based energy infrastructure company leading the energy transition and serving more consumers in North America than any other utility holding company. Our mission is to be North America's premier energy infrastructure company, delivering affordable, reliable and increasingly decarbonized energy to the markets we serve, including California, Texas, Mexico and global power generation markets. We have consistently been recognized for our leadership in sustainability, and diversity and inclusion. Our company is the only US utility company named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. We are also a member of the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index and recently named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for 2021 by Fortune Magazine, the eleventh consecutive year our company has received this honor. The Sempra companies' more than 19,000 employees are united by our vision to deliver energy with purpose and live our values every day – doing the right thing, championing people and shaping the future. Visit our sustainability report to learn more about our company, including our bold goals relating to achieving world class safety, championing people, driving resilient operations and enabling the energy transition: https://www.sempra.com/sustainability/sustainability-report.
A career at Sempra presents the opportunity to join a team with a unique combination of diverse expertise, top talent and strong management, who all set a powerful foundation for sustainable growth and a bright future.
Manage multiple direct reports and various financial activities helping lead the Treasury function, providing work direction to Financial Analysts. May perform work in any of the following areas: Recommend financial strategies to provide for efficient financing and an optimal capital structure. Manage preparation of financing forecasts and recommend financing alternatives for Sempra Energy and its subsidiaries. Manage capital markets transactions pursuant to recommended strategy. Monitor and hedge interest rate and currency exposure. Maintain relationships with investment banks, leasing companies and other financial vendors, coordinating the Company's long-term financing needs. Work closely with credit rating agencies to support Sempra and subsidiaries credit position and monitor factors impacting Company credit ratings. Further develop Sempra and subsidiaries ESG financing strategy and documentation.
Duties and Responsibilities Manage Sempra Energy Parent and subsidiary financings and interest rate risk guiding large working teams from corporate and subsidiaries. Maintain credit rating agency relationships and monitor factors impacting Company credit ratings. Monitor currency exposures, hedging when required. Provide development and work direction to direct reports. Provide support for cost of capital and financial regulatory proceedings Provide general corporate support as requested by management and business units. Conduct analyses related to corporate finance activities. Perform other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Accounting or similar area of study required. Master's Degree Advanced degree (MBA) and/or professional certification (e.g., CFA, CPA) preferred.
Experience: 8-10 years related professional experience. Financing transaction experience issuing securities and executing hedges such as interest rate swaps. Experience with structured finance, project finance and master limited partnerships. Energy, utility or banking industry experience. Experience communicating, developing, teaching, and mentoring staff. Familiarity with financial and loan agreements including contract review and negotiating experience. A higher job level may be considered depending on applicant’s experience and qualifications. Must reside in Southern California or be willing to relocate upon hire.
Skills and Abilities: Understanding of capital markets securities including senior and subordinated debt, first mortgage bonds, tax-exempt debt, preferred and preference stock, hybrid securities and equity securities. Financial analysis using Excel and Bloomberg. Understanding of credit risk and standard credit protections. Understanding of foreign currency markets, exposures and hedging.