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Finance/Accounting Specialist - SLC, UT #107850

Date: May 13, 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.


•    Represent the company in meetings and proceedings with senior management and regulatory Commissions. 
•    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.
•    Summarize monthly financial transactions
•    Review business agreements and ensure proper financial reporting.
•    Assist in response to data requests from external parties, auditors, regulation, and other ad hoc assignments.
•    Assist in maintaining policies, procedures, business processes, and contract activities.
•    Perform physical inventory test counts and other procedures for major warehouse locations in compliance with internal control requirements and report results to senior management.
•    Plan and direct company-wide activities related to researching accounting issues and documenting determinations in technical accounting memos.
•    Design and implement policies and practices for the Finance/Accounting group. Collaborate with information technology team to automate tasks.  
•    Develop new processes and procedures that impact the business. 
•    Develop metrics and report on quality and accuracy of internal control processes.
•    Monitor compliance with internal and external auditor recommendations.


•    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.
•    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. 
•    2+ years experience in public accounting or working at a publicly-traded company

Additional Information

Req Id: 107850
Company Code: PacifiCorp  
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT
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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