Finance/Accounting Analyst (Mid or Sr. Level) - Point of Rocks, WY - #111141

Date: Sep 9, 2023

Location: POINT OF ROCKS, WY, US, 82942

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Conducts analysis through research, gathering and interpretation of data, development of alternatives and recommendations. Presents analysis and recommendations to management and may implement selected alternative. Analyses include, but are not limited to, feasibility studies, cost/benefit analysis, trending/forecasting, financial analysis, budget analysis and reporting.

Responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Coordinate the preparation of the budget books.
  • Update budget books between the time of the initial presentation and the final authorization.
  • Interpret spreadsheet, database, word processing, and presentation applications to gather, analyze, model, and present information to make recommendations to management. 
  • Prepare ad hoc reports as requested from Plant Management. 
  • Monitor and manage the capital budget. 
  • Collaborate with the Director of Accounting with the preparation of the monthly O&M forecast and variances. 
  • Administer plant accounting policies and procedures. 
  • Assist in the annual preparation of the Plant Budget. 
  • Prepare monthly overtime reports. 
  • Prepare journal entries and monthly accruals. 
  • Undertake various projects and audits. 

In addition to the above, the Senior level responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and review monthly billing for transmission service contracts involving complex spreadsheets.
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual FERC/regulatory reports.
  • Summarize monthly financial transactions covering transmissions services.
  • Process internal controls to maintain Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Track customer activity for outstanding accounts receivables.
  • Analyze and reconcile general ledger data including preparing journal entries.
  • Prepare and review monthly billing of transmissions service agreements.
  • Manage in transmission agreements and ensure proper financial reporting.
  • Research and analyze meter and schedule data and address and resolve data problems for accurate customer billing.
  • Assist in resolving customer issues and disputes as they arise.
  • Assist in contract documentation and implementation of contract provisions and ensure alignment with operation activities.
  • Assist in response to data requests from auditors, regulation, and other ad hoc assignments.
  • Assist in maintaining policies, procedures, business processes, and contract activities. 
  • Preparation of billings for construction activities.
  • Track maintenance and capital work for settlement on joint-owner assets.
  • Develop operational knowledge over control center activities.

Requirements for this position include the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting Finance or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • A minimum of three years experience in accounting and financial analysis. 
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Data gathering, analysis, interpretation, trending, forecasting, and modeling skills.
  • Knowledge of applicable Company policies and procedures; applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet, database, word processing, and presentation applications to gather, analyze, and model information.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult with internal and external customers regarding matters/issues which may be sensitive in nature.
  • Ability to work with all levels of an organization including people with different styles and backgrounds; ability to work as a member of a team. Ability to present alternatives and recommendations.


In addition to the above, the Senior level requirements include:

  • A minimum of five years experience in accounting or a related field with strong data gathering, analysis, interpretation, trending, and modeling. 
  • A strong working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). 
  • Experience in financial analysis.
  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively through oral and written means. 
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers to gather, analyze, and summarize data especially excel and prior experience with financial accounting systems.
  • Knowledge of research, analysis, and consulting techniques, procedures, practices, and applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
  • Experience with database applications.
  • Advanced degree and/or relevant certifications. 
  • General understanding of FERC Code of Regulations.
  • Experience in SAP Financial Systems modules. 
  • General understanding of utility economics and accounting, as well as utility commission rules and regulations. 
  • End to end knowledge of the various transmission transactional activities from source data to settlement.
  • General understanding of the transmission tariff and applicable provisions for financial settlement.
  • Experience in negotiating and settlement of contractual and billing disputes.
  • Electrical engineering knowledge or general understanding of metering data.
  • Knowledge in Transmission Scheduling practices including understanding tagging and related industry rules.
  • Experience working with legal contracts and ability to interpret and apply contractual language. 
  • Experience in billing, collections, and financial analysis.
  • Proficient with using and programming COGNOS reports.
  • Working knowledge of the Company's Operational Systems including MV-90, AS400, MV-PBS, and OASIS

Additional Information

Req Id: 111141 
Company Code: PacifiCorp   
Primary Location: POINT OF ROCKS     
Department: Rocky Mountain Power 
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $68,000 - $87,400.00  

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

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