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Sr Accounting Coordinator / Accounting Coordinator (Portland, OR) #107659

Date: May 14, 2022

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

 

Processes invoices and posts transactions.  Identifies accounts affected and reviews printouts against manually maintained journals. 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.

Responsibilities of the Accounting Coordinator, include the following:

 

  • Process invoices and post transactions in compliance with company and regulatory policies. 
  • Prepare spreadsheets, charts, and reports.
  • Prepare documents to adjust accounting classifications and other data.
  • Review list of rejected transactions, determine reasons for rejection, and prepare correcting materials. 
  • Balance and adjust entries.
  • Provide research and support for call centers with customer payment inquiries.
  • Handle confidential data professionally. 


In addition, the responsibilities of the Sr Accounting Coordinator include: 

  • Ensure invoice entry processes are in compliance with company and regulatory policies. 
  • Identify accounts affected and review printouts against manually maintained journals. 
  • Detect and correct erroneous postings. 
  • Inspect work of lower level employees.  
  • Train and orient newer employees in the work group.  
  • Handle complex issues and conduct research. 

Requirements for Accounting Coordinator include the following:

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • A minimum of one year experience in accounting, or other relevant business experience (e.g., banking, customer service). 
  • General knowledge of accounting systems, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Company accounting policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including databases, accounting systems, and spreadsheet applications. 
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and determine variances and resolution.  
  • Communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work with all levels of the organization; ability to work as a member of a team. 

 

In addition, the requirements of the Sr Accounting Coordinator include: 

  • A minimum of three years of experience in accounting, or other relevant business experience (e.g., banking, customer service).
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting systems, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and Company accounting policies, practices, and procedures.
  • 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. 

Preferences

 

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

Additional Information

Req Id: 107659
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: PORTLAND    
Department: Pacific Power
Schedule: FT
Personnel Subarea: Non-Exempt

Hiring Range: $43,700 to $58,900 


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


 


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