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Portland General Electric Financial Analyst in Portland, Oregon

At PGE, our work involves dreaming about, planning for, and realizing a smarter, cleaner, more enduring Oregon neighborhood. Its core to our DNA and we haven’t stopped since we started in 1888. We energize lives, strengthen communities and drive advancements in energy that promote social, economic and environmental progress. We’re always on the lookout for people passionate about leading and being a part of teams that are advancing innovative clean energy solutions that are also affordable and accessible to all.

Job Function Summary

Supports corporate planning by providing economic and financial modeling, revenue and power-cost projections for corporate projects and/or functions. May include conducting analyses of competitors, operational effectiveness and capacity utilization. Manages corporate and/or site budgets, generates forecasts, analyzes utilization and serves as internal consultant on financial matters for the organization. Creates financial models of scenarios for future business planning decisions.

Key Responsibilities

Economic Analysis Develops economic analyses for significant corporate projects and/or functions, including examining economics/costs under uncertainty

Financial Models Develops financial models, including variables such as costs, revenues, benefits, economic value, risks/risk management, economic/operational upside and recommendations to increase value/efficiency; develops and verifies the model’s input assumptions; provides recommendations based on the model’s results

Reporting Updates and verifies modelling assumptions and inputs for load forecasting; modifies and develops modules within the larger load-forecasting model

Internal Consulting Develops reports to document analysis, assumptions, results, conclusions and issues

External Interaction Provides support to a range of clients across the organization; presents analysis and work products to clients, team members, senior analysts and management

Financial Systems Assists with preparation of information to be presented to the Oregon Public Utilities Commission and other external parties and answer straightforward questions

Education/Experience/Certifications

Education Requires a bachelor’s degree in finance, business, economics or other related field or equivalent experience.

Experience Typically two or more years in related field.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

Functional Competencies

  • Intermediate knowledge of fundamental economic, business and accounting principles

  • Intermediate knowledge of macroeconomics and microeconomics, pricing theory, finance, accounting and financial analysis

  • Intermediate financial modeling skills and experience using Microsoft Excel

  • Working knowledge of regulated utility operations, revenue requirements, utility accounting principles (e.g., rate-base return standard, AFUDC), wholesale power market and the basics of power plant and transmission system operation and market fundamentals

  • Intermediate mathematical skills

  • Intermediate knowledge of fundamental economic, business and accounting principles

General Competencies

  • Working business acumen

  • Working problem-solving skills

  • Intermediate written and oral communication skills

  • Basic analytical thinking skills

  • Working organization and prioritization skills

Environment – Hybrid Work Schedule

PGE supports hybrid flexible work arrangements; and will have a combination of in-the-office and working offsite, however, these arrangements may need to change due to business needs or changes in responsibility.

Please note that currently, we are not offering relocation or sponsorship for this position

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Join us today and power your potential!

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PGE believes in rewarding dedicated performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

PGE does not discriminate on the basis of disability. We recognize individuals have a variety of abilities to offer and we believe there is much to value and celebrate by incorporating different abilities into the work we do. One very important way we live this out is in our application and interview process. We work hard to support individuals who may need an accommodation to fully participate in these processes. If you feel you may need an accommodation, or would like to request one, please notify the Talent Acquisition Specialist (Recruiter) associated with the job posting. You may also make this request by contacting talentacquisition@pgn.com or by calling 503-464-7250. The Recruiter will provide information and next steps for the accommodation process. Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) team is also available for support. You can contact them at dei@pgn.com .

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the posting close date. Posting closes at midnight (Pacific Time) on the closing date below. If no date is listed, job is open until filled.

At Portland General Electric, we’re innovators, builders, and achievers. We’re committed to powering our customers’ potential and making a difference for our community and the planet. Today, that commitment includes developing an intelligent and resilient electric grid, electrifying transportation and de-carbonizing the energy sector.

We’re proud to deliver an exceptional experience to help our customers thrive. Our mission is to make clean, reliable and affordable energy services available to all. We obsess over serving customers and are committed to growing employee career paths with purpose. Equity and inclusion are core business values; we celebrate our differences and are committed to developing teams that reflect the communities we serve.

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