Senior Tax Accountant - Portland, Oregon #111085

Date: May 23, 2024

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 senior tax accountant for PacifiCorp is responsible for preparing the Company’s federal, state, and local income tax returns, quarterly estimated tax payments, and conducting income tax research and analysis.

Responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Participate as a member of the compliance team to prepare federal, state, and local income tax returns.
  • Tax forecasting and preparation of quarterly federal, state, and local income tax estimated payments.
  • Prepare tax calculations for annual income tax return, annual and quarterly income tax provisions, annual budget and 10-year plan.
  • Provide technical input and recommendations for management.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.

Requirements of this position include the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting 
  • Six or more years of related work experience, four of which is in income tax accounting with a certified public accountant designation or a graduate business degree. If no CPA designation or graduate business degree, eight or more years of related work experience, four of which is in income tax accounting.
  • Strong knowledge of tax law and procedures, tax research skills, familiarity with various tax returns and schedules.
  • Strong computer software skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently.


  • Advanced degree and/or CPA designation. 
  • Big Four Accounting Experience.
  • Utility Experience

Additional Information

Req Id: 111085 
Company Code: PacifiCorp   
Primary Location: PORTLAND     
Department: Pacific Power 
Schedule: FT  
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $87,600 - $103,100  
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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