Payroll Admntr - Portland, OR #111407

Date: Nov 15, 2023

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

Provide payroll support by processing payroll including payroll for active employees and retirees. May include processing regular payroll, creation of final paychecks for terminating employees, posting of payroll results to the general ledger, and provide client support to employees and retirees with questions about their paychecks. Detects and corrects erroneous postings; prepares documents to adjust accounting classifications and other data. Reviews lists of rejected transactions, determines reasons for rejections and prepares correcting materials. Follows Company and organizational policies and procedures in posting and reconciling journal entries. Provides research and support as needed.


  • Enter employee data (e.g. direct deposits, W-4, etc.) into SAP for payroll processing.
  • Create final paychecks for terminating employees.
  • Prepare wire transfers for deposit of payroll funding and/or payroll tax.
  • Enter garnishments, support orders, and tax levies into SAP.
  • Provide client support to employees and retirees with payroll related questions.
  • Review list of rejected transactions, research and determine reasons for rejection.
  • Detect and correct erroneous postings.
  • Prepare documents to adjust accounting classifications and other data.
  • Balance and adjust entries.
  • Inspect work of lower level employees.
  • Train and orient newer employees in the work group.
  • Prepare spreadsheets, charts, reports and other documents.
  • Handle confidential data professionally.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in accounting.
  • Advanced knowledge of payroll related policies, practices and procedures.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and determine variances and resolution.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work with all levels of an organization; ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers and applications including databases, accounting systems, and spreadsheet application.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field.
  • Prior experience in a decision-making capacity with workflow, scheduling, and payroll.
  • Understanding of payroll processing and banking.
  • Knowledge of the electric utility industry and IT operating processes.

Additional Information

Req Id: 111407
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: PORTLAND
Department: Payroll
Schedule: Monday - Friday // 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Personnel Subarea: NON-EXEMPT
Hiring Range: $59,100.00 - $69,500.00

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.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Career Segment: Payroll, Accounting, Equity, ERP, SAP, Finance, Technology