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Senior Planning/Finance Analyst - Portland, Oregon - 108370

Date: Jun 22, 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

Conduct analysis and develop business financial reports and projections through research, gathering and interpretation of data, development of alternatives and recommendations. Activities include, but are not limited to, development and maintenance of financial models, development and analyses of forecast/budget data and schedules, and financial performance reporting.


  • Prepare weekly, monthly and annual financial results variance analyses to budget.
  • Assist with preparation, documentation and submission of monthly forecasts, including gathering data and analysis of related income statement, cash flow statement and balance sheet movements.
  • Prepare internal documentation and memos summarizing financial results and forecasts.
  • Develop and prepare ad hoc financial analyses and written reports as requested.
  • Assist with development of the annual business plan; including business unit coordination, data verification and completeness for assigned sections and summarization of analysis and related information for effective presentation.
  • Analyze, prepare and interpret quarterly and annual FERC/regulatory reports.
  • Analyze and reconcile general ledger data including preparing journal entries.
  • Assist in response to data requests from auditors, regulation, and other ad hoc assignments.
  • Support the preparation and review of capital appropriation requests.
  • Assist in maintaining policies, procedures, business processes, and contract activities.
  • Assist in the management of contracts and agreements and ensure proper financial reporting. 


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of five years of experience with financial analysis and modeling, including cash flow and balance sheet modeling.
  • Experience in financial statement preparation and analysis.
  • Experience in business planning and forecasting, with knowledge of related concepts, practices and techniques.
  • Ability to analyze complex transactions, their accounting treatment and financial statement implications.
  • Proficient with personal computers including spreadsheet, database, word processing and presentation applications to gather, analyze, model and present information. 
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively through oral and written means.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to establish trust, maintain confidence, and understand social behavior and interactions.
  • Ability to work with all organizational levels, and to influence actions and negotiate outcomes


  • Advanced degree and/or CPA designation. 
  • General understanding of utility economics and accounting, and knowledge of FERC Code of Regulations.
  • Regulated utility industry experience.

Additional Information

Req Id: 108370
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: PORTLAND    
Department: Pacific Power
Schedule:  FT
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $83-400 - $98,100 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  


It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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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