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Associate General Accountant - Portland, Oregon - 105348

Date: Apr 22, 2021

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 successful candidate in this position will provide professional accounting services utilizing appropriate accounting principles. Activities may include preparation and review of: journal entries and account reconciliations; work papers and other schedules; internal/external financial statements; management reports and analysis of financial, tax and/or economic data.


  • Resolve internal and external customer issues.
  • Analyze and reconcile general ledger data including preparing journal entries.
  • Prepare and maintain accounting relating to affiliated services.
  • Prepare and maintain Oregon public purpose and energy conservation collections reports and monthly redistributions to OR agencies and schools.
  • Prepare and maintain aircraft log and track passengers’ costs. Develop aircraft budget.
  • Resolve internal and external customer issues.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly consolidating financial statements, budgets and/or cash forecasts, reconciliations and analysis.
  • Perform ad hoc reporting, including drafting of responses to data requests from state regulatory commissions, external auditors, other regulatory bodies and other internal requests.
  • Perform moderately complex assignments requiring analysis, integration, and creativity.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Analysis skills including gathering and analyzing financial or economic data.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet applications when conducting analysis and financial/economic modeling. 
  • Communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to resolve internal/external customer issues.
  • 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. 
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills including a desire for continuous improvement and the ability to thoughtfully receive and implement feedback.


  • Knowledge of company accounting policies, procedures and practices and company accounting systems. 
  • Understanding of the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley legislation (internal controls). 

Additional Information

Req ID: 105348 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Portland 
Department: Pacific Power 
Schedule: No Selection 
Personnel Subarea: NON-EXEMPT 
Hiring Range: 49,000.00 - 57,700.00 


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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