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Finance / Accounting Manager - Portland, OR #109075

Date: Sep 13, 2022

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp


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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

The position is responsible for functional oversight of the day-to-day operations of a geographic territory, region, location or functional unit that has a significant impact on corporate, business unit, or organizational objectives. Establish and implement business objectives, strategies, and plans.  Manage and allocate financial resources. Implement and support Company programs and policies.


  • Oversee accounting functions for the corporate finance organization, which may include:
    • Month-end close and consolidation, 
    • Intercompany billing analysis, 
    • Fuels and mining accounting and reporting, 
    • Cost recovery accounting and billing associated with joint ownership of power plants and other accounts receivable,
    • Back-end retail revenue accounting, 
    • Regulatory accounting,
    • Benefit plan accounting,
    • Other accounting including long-term debt, leases cash and prepaid expenses
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable SOX controls and month-end close accounting and reporting requirements under both GAAP and FERC.
  • Respond to data requests from auditors, regulation, and other ad hoc assignments from corporate finance management.
  • Develop and establish policies, procedures, understand business processes, and interpret contracts. 
  • Analyze, prepare, and interpret financial statements and reports.
  • Report financial and operational performance variances against target including trend analysis and interpretation of movements in key performance indicators. 
  • Recommend and implement action plans for achieving objectives.
  • Plan and manage the work of the functional group. Lead projects and initiatives.
  • Lead the functional team; direct day-to-day activities, and provide guidance and recommendations.
  • Provide input into team employee performance reviews. Flag performance and personnel issues for people manager resolution.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Solid understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • A minimum of seven years directly related experience.
  • A minimum of three years of managerial or functional management experience. 
  • Management skills including the ability to establish objectives, execute policy, monitor resources, and manage the development or implementation of a system, program, or process.
  • Leadership and teamwork skills to provide input into policy decisions, and to mobilize resources to produce desired business results.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to manage and motivate team members.
  • Solid understanding of internal controls, familiarity with financial reporting, and an instilled commitment to accurate on-time completion of monthly departmental tasks and responsibilities.  


  • Advanced Degree.
  • Working knowledge of the Company's accounting system interfaces including RVN, EDW and ELI and as well as experience with JVA would be desirable. 
  • Knowledge of SEC and FERC reporting and disclosure requirements would also be preferred. 
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Additional Information

Req Id: 109075 
Company Code: PacifiCorp   
Primary Location: PORTLAND     
Department: Corporate Consolidations  
Personnel Subarea: EXEMPT 
Hiring Range: $110,300.00 - $129,800.00  
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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