Jonathan Kiddle

Jonathan has worked in business analyst roles in the gas industry for nearly 10 years, for ES Pipelines and EDF Energy. For ES Pipelines, Jonathan optimised prices on new projects, dealt with shipper queries and carried out their Gas AQ Review. He also dealt with enquiries and transfers on domestic and industrial and commercial properties and attended industry meetings on behalf of ESP. Jonathan was in charge of the CSEP reconciliation and the SCOGES process. He managed the set up of all sites that were being adopted from Utility Infrastructure Providers and was involved in co-ordinating meter exchange and service alteration work and tested ESP’s bespoke software system “silva” to ensure that meter works and SPA processes worked as per industry regulations.

At EDF Energy, Jonathan was the Senior Gas Settlements Analyst, where he analysed the changes of Project Nexus, reviewed and implemented settlement of new trading contracts for large sites and carried out the monthly reconciliation between the purchase cost report and SAP finance system. He specified requirements and helped develop two new invoice validation systems: one to validate IGT invoices and the other to validate post nexus invoices. Jonathan also represented EDF energy at industry meetings including performance assurance, nexus and CSEPs, analysing on the impacts of modifications to settlements and the business and providing responses to consultations. He also was responsible for the billing to settlement process of EDF Energy daily metered sites which included energy balancing, transportation and credit cover. Jonathan co-ordinated industry change activity effecting settlements and was responsible for ensuring the settlements system built in Oracle was updated in a controlled manner. He managed the resolution of all USRVs and is expert in the CSEP reconciliation process. He also took lead in the implementation of a system to automate the validation of confirmations between EDF Energy and EDF Trading and managed the capacity contract for a storage site that EDF owned. Jonathan provided subject matter expertise to the smart meter project on the ways of working of Independent Gas Transporters and Meter Asset Managers in relation to the meter exchange process and metering charges.

Since joining Engage, Jonathan has provided training on the UK gas retail market with a specific focus on gas settlements and the changes that Project Nexus is bringing in and has provided analysis on the accuracy of difference gas read frequencies for a large supplier. He has provided advice to companies on the new gas shipper licence process. 

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