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Senior Finance/Accounting Analyst - SLC, UT - #108498

Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp

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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

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.

This position is ideal for someone who enjoys internal consulting, analysis, and teamwork. It is also a good location for someone who enjoys building software-based, financial analysis models from the ground up. Lastly, this position will support a large operations division that spans multiple states. It is a good role for someone who enjoys getting to know others, their needs, and how they perform their work.

Responsibilities

    Use key analytic skills and software tools to provide ad hoc analysis and financial recommendations to aid management decision making.
•    Streamline methods of obtaining information from multiple disparate software systems.
•    Interview staff and management to determine core analysis needs.
•    Find creative ways to answer difficult questions with materially correct answers and minimal effort. 

•    Analyze and reconcile general ledger data including preparing journal entries and accruals.
•    Assist in contract documentation and implementation of contract provisions and ensure alignment with operation activities.
•    Assist in response to data requests from auditors, regulation, and other ad hoc assignments.
•    Assist in maintaining policies, procedures, business processes, and contract activities.. 
•    Track maintenance and capital work.
•    Develop operational knowledge over control center activities to assist in variance explanations, budgeting, and forecasting.
•    Serve as the primary accounting/finance support to a large, multi-state operations team.

Requirements

• 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.
• Capable of understanding and adhering to  federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.
• Proficient with the use of MS Excel and financial accounting systems to gather, analyze, and summarize data 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.

 

Preferences

  • Advanced degree and/or relevant certifications.
  • General understanding of FERC Code of Regulations.
  • Experience in SAP Financial Systems and/or Oracle 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 with Power Query, Power BI, DAX, and SQL.
  • Experience supporting an operational division in the construction or facilities management industry

Additional Information

Req. ID:  108498

Comp Code:  PacifiCorp

Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY

Department: Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule:  Full-Time

Personnel Subarea:  Exempt

Hiring Range: $72,500 - $85,300

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.


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