General Accountant (Portland, Oregon) #111874

Date: Apr 19, 2024

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

Provides professional accounting services utilizing U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Activities may include interpretation of accounting and taxation rules and policies issued by governmental and regulatory bodies; preparation of regulatory statements, internal/external financial statements and/or tax returns; analysis of financial and/or economic data.

Responsibilities of this position may include the following:

  • Assist with adjusting entries required under GAAP.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly consolidating financial statements, reconciliations, and analysis.
  • Maintain and monitor account activity on a transaction level. 
  • Perform activities in compliance with SOX and Company policies.
  • Analyze financial or economic data and provide recommendations based on analysis.
  • Perform moderately complex assignments requiring analysis, integration, and creativity. 
  • Consult and resolve internal/external customer issues which may be critical, moderately complex, sensitive, or urgent in nature.
  • Provide recommendations to internal and external customers. 

Requirements for this position include the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • A minimum of three years of relevant work experience that has contributed to the development of proven accounting, regulation, interpretation and application skills, financial and economic analysis skills. 
  • General knowledge of GAAP,  accounting principles, procedures, practices, and accounting systems.
  • Analysis skills including gathering and analyzing moderately complex financial or economic data and providing recommendations upon analysis.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult and resolve internal/external customer issues which may be critical, sensitive, or urgent 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.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet applications when conducting analysis and financial/economic modeling. 


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Oracle and/or SAP experience.

Additional Information

Req Id: 111874 
Company Code: PacifiCorp   
Primary Location: PORTLAND     
Department: Pacific Power 
Schedule: FT 
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $69,700 - $82,000  

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.

Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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