Tax Accountant / Senior Tax Accountant - Portland, Oregon #112012

Date: Jul 13, 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-property/revenue is responsible for compliance support for all aspects of taxes other than income taxes including the property tax, sales/use and other revenue tax functions of PacifiCorp.

Responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Prepare state and local property, sales and use, revenue, and other filings including related payments.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly accounting reconciliations and journal entries related to the accrual of property and other revenue taxes, including supporting disclosure information in internal and external financial reports.
  • Support budgeting and forecasting activities related to estimations of property and other revenue tax expense for internal budgetary and public utility regulatory purposes.
  • Assist with technical research, audit support and property tax appeals.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.

Requirements of this position include the following:


Requirements of the Tax Accountant position include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting.
  • Three years of related work experience, two of which are in accounting with a certified public accounting designation or a graduate business degree. If not certified public accounting designation or graduate business degree, five or more years of related work experience, of which two years are in accounting.
  • Accounting and financial statement knowledge and experience with accounting information systems.
  • Strong working knowledge and ability to analyze and manipulate data large data sets with some supervision and direction.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate complex technical issues.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to streamline processes. 
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.


In addition to the above, Senior Tax Accountant requirements include:

  • Six years of related work experience, four of which are in accounting with a certified public accountant designation or a graduate business degree. If no certified public accountant designation or graduate business degree, eight or more years of related work experience, four of which are in accounting.


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA). 
    Utility Experience 

Additional Information

Req Id: 112012 
Company Code: PacifiCorp   
Primary Location: PORTLAND     
Department: Pacific Power 
Schedule: FT  
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $76,200 - $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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