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Portland General Electric Senior Accountant in Portland, Oregon

This is an exciting time to join Portland General Electric. As Oregon’s largest electric utility, Portland General Electric is leading an energy transformation that will harness the power of clean and renewable resources. Our vision for a clean energy future relies on three interrelated and overarching strategies: de-carbonize through investing in clean and reliable energy; modernize through a smarter more resilient grid; and empower our customers in their energy technology choices.

We’re searching for innovative, customer and results-obsessed leaders to help power our mission and lead the way in championing the world’s clean energy future!

Job Description

Working in PGE’s Accounting department is more than numbers and balance sheets. Joining this collaborative team is an opportunity to develop your skills and work on complex projects with people from different areas of expertise. Do you continuously look for ways to optimize work processes? Are you someone that is action oriented and skilled in the art of communication? If so, we are looking for you, and there is room to grow where the future is electric. Join an energy leader today!

Key Responsibilities

As an Accountant on the team:

  • You will perform general accounting activities for PGE’s compensation and benefit plans, including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of ledger accounts and financial statements.

  • You’ll be responsible for accounting transactions and ensuring the integrity of internal controls and accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, company policies and regulatory accounting.

  • In addition, you will conduct accounting research and provide support for forecasting, budgeting and variance analysis. This position is responsible for managing the annual ERISA audit process.

Experience & Requirements

  • This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or another business-related field and two or more years of experience in accounting, finance or other business-related field or equivalent experience.

  • A top candidate for this position will have five or more years’ experience in accounting, finance or other business-related field or equivalent experience. CPA certification is preferred.

  • Our ideal candidate is someone that is proactive about improving processes, has a collaborative mindset, and is ready to jump into their self-development path.

Join us today and power your potential!

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the posting close date. A cover letter may be needed with your application to be considered for this position.

PGE believes in rewarding strong 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.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

Talent Acquisition Contact:

The posting closes at midnight (Pacific Time) on the closing date below:

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.