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Senior Finance/Accounting Analyst - SLC, UT - #105150

Date: Apr 10, 2021

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

The purpose of this position is to provide both accounting support and business process analysis to the Transmission and Distribution side of Rocky Mountain Power. PacifiCorp is seeking someone who enjoys a mixture of routine tasks and project work/internal consulting.  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.


• Provide accounting support and analysis to various departments within Transmission and Distribution operations.
• Review and route purchase requisitions, invoices, and project approval requests.
• Consult with internal departments and external vendors to streamline and automate processes.
• Utilize software tools such as MS Excel, MS Power BI, SAP, GPS systems, etc. to analyze operation performance.

Process internal controls to maintain Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
• Analyze and reconcile general ledger data including preparing journal entries.
Assist in response to data requests from auditors, regulation, and other ad hoc assignments.
• Assist in maintaining policies, procedures, business processes, and contract activities..
• Preparation of billings for construction activities.
Track budget, and analyze maintenance and capital work for settlement on joint-owner assets.


• 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 with strong data gathering, analysis, interpretation, trending, and modeling.
• A strong working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
• Experience in financial analysis.
• Ability to listen and communicate effectively through oral and written means.
• Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.
• Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet, database, word processing, and presentation applications to gather, analyze, and model information.
• Communication and interpersonal skills including ability to consult with internal and external customers regarding matters/issues which may be sensitive in nature.
• 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. Ability to present alternatives and recommendations.
• Prior experience with financial accounting systems.
• Knowledge of research, analysis, and consulting techniques, procedures, practices, and applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.



• Advanced degree and/or relevant certifications.
• General understanding of FERC Code of Regulations.
• Experience in SAP Financial Systems modules.
• General understanding of utility economics and accounting, as well as utility commission rules and regulations.
• Experience working with legal contracts and ability to interpret and apply contractual language.
• Experience using MS Power BI and MS Power Automate,
• Experience with work and maintenance management practices and software.

Additional Information

Req. ID:  105150

Comp Code:  PacifiCorp

Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY

Department: Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule:  Full-Time

Personnel Subarea:  Exempt

Hiring Range: 71,100 - 83,600


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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