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Analyst, Sr. Business Systems SAP/Configuration Analyst (Portland, OR) #109013

Date: Nov 6, 2022

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232

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

Propose IT solutions that meet business process needs based on SAP/PowerPlan/Oracle and business process working knowledge. Write business cases, gather requirements, complete gap analysis, and research technical and functional solutions. Provide expertise to resolve end user support issues and includes one-on-one and group training. Coordinate project activities including lead work with various groups including the IT Development team to design and test reports, interfaces, forms and data conversions. Perform configuration as needed to meet changing business needs. Support project needs as the platform transitions from SAP to Oracle Cloud, and support continued integrations with PowerPlan.


  • Conduct business analysis and work with appropriate resources to research alternatives, develop estimates, and participate in implementation of solutions.
  • Provide expert level understanding of configuration and functionality in the assigned business area(s).
  • Perform configuration including table maintenance, schema changes, and implementation of new configuration in support of defined business requirements.
  • Analyze and evaluate IT systems to develop or modify programs and procedures to enhance systems or solve business problems and meet business needs.
  • Write and coordinate business change requests, perform requirements gathering and complete gap analyses, research technical and functional solutions, recommend viable alternative solutions, evaluate processes in relationship to business needs.
  • Consult with management to prioritize work for the team and regularly meet with business stakeholders to ensure priorities and expectations are appropriately set. 
  • Prepare, coordinate and/or lead IT demonstrations
  • Apply Finance, Controlling, and Procurement business knowledge to determine the best use of SAP/Powerplan/Oracle capabilities. 
  • Maintain the environment of controls that exists within the SAP and non-SAP landscape.
  • Perform project management task for enhancements that qualify as a small project.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of five years SAP or Finance, Controlling, and Procurement business experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of specific business processes in finance, controlling, and procurement.
  • Ability to translate complex business requirements to SAP/Non-SAP FI/CO system solutions. 
  • Project management skills including project leadership, task identification, scheduling, and cost/expenditure identification and management.
  • Ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities.  
  • Proven ability to work within a project matrix organization.
  • Ability to work across an organization in order to achieve desired results.
  • 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 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.


  • Experience leading FI/CO related projects, or experience managing small teams of people performing FI/CO-related support activities.
  • Seven years combined experience of SAP/PowerPlan/Oracle systems or Finance, Controlling, and Procurement business experience.
  • Knowledge of applicable company policies and procedures; applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.


Experience working in several of the following areas: 

  • “CO” Processing, Closing Process & Master Data
  • Asset Accounting
  • Budgeting/Forecasting/Planning
  • Joint Venture Accounting
  • General Ledger (inc. GLSU)
  • Internal order and cost center reporting
  • FERC R/3 and FERC BW reporting
  • Profit Center Accounting (PCA)
  • Consolidations (EC-CS)
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Treasury
  • Corporate Tax
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Sales and Use Tax (Property/Revenue)

Additional Information

Req Id: 109013 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: PORTLAND     
Department: PacifiCorp Corporate 
Schedule: FT 
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $95,800.00 -112,700.00  
This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 15.00% of salary.  


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.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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