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Finance/ Accounting Specialist- Salt Lake City, Utah #50704

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Date: Apr 24, 2019

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp

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. 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.
  • Prepare and review monthly billing for transmission service contracts.
  • Summarize monthly financial transactions covering transmission services.
  • Assist in responses to audit and regulation data requests.
  • Responsible for providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • Resolve customer issues and disputes.


  • 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 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.
  • Strong ability to use Microsoft Office, including Excel, Access, Outlook, and Word.
  • 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 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 contract language.


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

Additional Information

Primary Location: Salt Lake City

Department: 00001027 Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: 76,500.00 - 93,300.00

Target Incentive percentage: 12.00


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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