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Finance/ Accounting Specialist- Salt Lake City #108984

Date: Oct 6, 2022

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp


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

 Provides advice and counsel to management and client organizations. Conducts special studies and analyses, develops alternatives, presents recommendations to management and influences management decisions.  Researches, analyzes, develops and implements new strategies, programs, and/or processes in response to changing internal and external conditions.


  • Plan and direct Rocky Mountain Power T&D capital forecasting and reporting.
  • Represent the company in meetings and proceedings with senior management and regulatory Commissions related to T&D capital investments. 
  • Direct activities related to fixed asset depreciation system processing and reporting.
  • Plan and direct Rocky Mountain Power T&D activities related to capital governance compliance and project write-offs.
  • Analyze, prepare and interpret quarterly and annual regulatory reports and monthly Financial & Operating statements.
  • Implement and manage internal controls to maintain Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Analyze and reconcile general ledger data including preparing journal entries.
  • Assist with the 10-year capital budget process to ensure that all stakeholder needs are met


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of five years experience in accounting or a related field. 
  • A strong working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). 
  • Experience in financial statement preparation and analysis.
  • Program design skills including development of interventions, processes, or new or modified programs to meet customer needs. 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to establish trust, maintain confidence, and understand social behavior and interactions.
  • Ability to work with all organizational levels, and to influence actions and negotiate outcomes. 
  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively through oral and written means. 
  • Project management and leadership skills, including the ability to work as a team member, to maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver on commitments.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers to gather, analyze, and summarize data.
  • Knowledge of research, analysis, and consulting techniques, procedures, practices, and applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations. 


  • Advanced degree and/or CPA designation. 
  • General understanding of FERC Code of Regulations.  
  • Experience in fixed asset accounting and depreciation theory and practices.
  • Experience in SAP Financial Systems modules.  
  • General understanding of utility economics and accounting, as well as utility commission rules and regulations

Additional Information

Req Id: 108984
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY
Department: Pacific Power
Schedule: FT
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $83,400.00 - 98,100.00 

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12.00% of salary.

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: Salt Lake City

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