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Business Analyst- Portland, Oregon #49420

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Date: Apr 11, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose

Conducts analysis through research, gathering and interpretation of data, development of alternatives and recommendations. Presents analysis and recommendations to management and may implement selected alternative. Analyses include, but are not limited to, feasibility studies, cost/benefit analysis, trending/forecasting, financial analysis, budget analysis and reporting.


  • Conduct analysis through research, gathering, and interpretation of corporate card and travel related data.
  • Present analysis and recommendations to management and implement selected alternative.  Update policies and procedures accordingly and manage intranet updates.
  • Maintain data impacting financial results, including reconciliation with other data sources.
  • Audit business system data including expense report audits, examine actuals against targets, forecast performance, analyze business processes, and conduct special studies.
  • Present analysis but not limited to feasibility studies, cost/benefit analysis, trending/forecasting, financial analysis, budget analysis, and reporting.
  • Report on performance and assist in developing alternatives and recommendations for improvement to management.  
  • Provide instructor led corporate card training to groups on quarterly to semi-annual basis and daily training via helpdesk emails and calls.
  • Develop distribution lists and draft communications of changes in policies and procedures.
  • Manage SAP expense reconciliation system maintenance testing.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or other applicable field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A minimum of three years experience contributing to the development of proven data/information gathering, analysis, modeling, and interpretation skills.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet, database, word processing, and presentation applications to gather, analyze, and model information. 
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult with internal and external customers regarding matters which may be sensitive in nature.
  • Ability to work with all levels of an organization, including people with different styles and backgrounds, and ability to work as a member on a team.  
  • Ability to present alternatives and recommendations.
  • Teamwork skills to negotiate with and influence peers and management on policy and strategic issues. 
  • Proven problem solving skills.


  • Knowledge of the electric utility industry.
  • Experience with information technology projects and processes.
  • Knowledge of applicable company policies and procedures; applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.



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

Additional Information

Primary Location: Portland

Department: 00001027 Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: 60,800.00 - 74,200.00


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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