Senior Business Analyst - Portland, Oregon - #111373

Date: Nov 7, 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

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.


•    Promote a customer first culture and commit to delivering outstanding results for customers.
•    Prepare key managerial performance reports for the organization. 
•    Perform complex assignments lacking precedent and requiring creativity.  
•    Serve as a subject matter expert and provide training and communication of changes in policies and procedures.
•    Provide advice or functional direction, and assume a lead role in the work group. 
•    Perform audits and inquiries; assess business issues and risks within the organization. 
•    Research and analyze complex data. 
•    Analyze and compare actual project costs to authorized business costs. 
•    Report on performance and develop alternatives and recommendations for improvement to management.  
•    Lead implementation of selected alternative to various analysis projects. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or other applicable fields; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • A minimum of four years of directly related experience in gathering, analysis, interpretation, trending, forecasting, and modeling skills. 
  • Working knowledge of SAP.  
  • Strong understanding of company capitalization policy.  
  • Project management skills including project leadership, task identification, scheduling, and cost/expenditure identification. 
  • 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 and complex 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.
  • Knowledge of applicable company policies and procedures; applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.


•    Knowledge and understanding of the electric utility industry and its regulatory and operating environments. 
•    Understanding of project life cycles. 
•    Understanding of FERC requirements.

Additional Information

Req Id: 111373 
Company Code: PacifiCorp   
Primary Location: PORTLAND     
Department: Pacific Power 
Schedule: FT  
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $74,300 - $87,400.00  
This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12% of salary.   

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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