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Business Analyst (Mid or Sr. Level) Salt Lake City, UT #42174

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Date: Nov 27, 2018

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose

Conducts Demand-Side Management 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


Responsibilities of the mid-level position:

  • Conduct analysis through research, gathering, and interpretation of data.
  • Audit business system data, examine actuals against targets, forecast performance, analyze business processes, and conduct special studies.
  • Review invoices to contract terms, provide support with invoice management.
  • Present analysis and recommendations to management and implement selected alternative.
  • Maintain data impacting financial results, including reconciliation with other data sources.
  • Present analysis but not limited to feasibility studies, cost/benefit analysis, trending/forecasting, financial analysis, budget analysis, and reporting.
  • Report on performance and assist in developing alternatives and recommendations for improvement to management. 

In addition to the above, the responsibilities for the Sr. level positon are:

  • Perform review of projects for completeness prior to customer incentive payments being issued.
  • Support Program Managers with various tasks to move customer projects forward, including researching validation errors, overseeing the Task Order Agreements and extracting customer usage information.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and provide training and communication of changes in policies and procedures, including documentation of procedures
  • Prepare key managerial performance reports for the organization.
  • Perform complex assignments lacking precedent and requiring creativity. 
  • Provide advice or functional direction, and assume a lead role.
  • Perform audits and inquiries; assess business issues and risks within the organization.
  • Research and analyze complex data.
  • Analyze and compare actual project costs to authorized business costs.
  • Report on performance and develop alternatives and recommendations for improvement to management. 
  • Lead implementation of selected alternative to various analysis projects.


Requirements for the mid-level position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or other applicable field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A minimum of three years experience contributing to the development of proven data/information gathering, analysis, modeling, and interpretation skills. 
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet, database, word processing, and presentation applications to gather, analyze, and model information. 
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult with internal and external customers regarding matters which may be sensitive in nature.
  • Ability to work with all levels of an organization, including people with different styles and backgrounds, and ability to work as a member on a team.  
  • Ability to present alternatives and recommendations.
  • Teamwork skills to negotiate with and influence peers and management on policy and strategic issues. 
  • Proven problem solving skills.

in addition to the above, the requirement for the Sr. level position is:

  • A minimum of five years of directly related experience in gathering, analysis, interpretation, trending, forecasting, and modeling skills.




  • Knowledge and understanding of the electric utility industry and its regulatory and operating environments..
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Understanding of FERC requirements.

Additional Information

Primary Location:  Salt Lake City, UT

Department:  Demand Side Management

Schedule:  Full-time Days

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range:  $56,900 - $79,600


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.

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