Finance/Accounting Specialist, Salt Lake City, UT #110521

Date: May 10, 2023

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 company-wide depreciation studies.
  • Represent the company in meetings and proceedings with senior management and regulatory Commissions. 
  • Direct activities related to fixed asset depreciation system processing and reporting.
  • Plan and direct company-wide activities related to the collection and allocation of construction overheads.
  • Analyze, prepare and interpret quarterly and annual FERC/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.


  • 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
  • Programming skills

Additional Information

Req Id: 110521
Company Code: Pacificorp
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY
Department: Pacific Power
Schedule: Days
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $85,500-$100,600 

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


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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