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Portland General Electric Senior Tax Analyst 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 Function

This position will be part of a highly engaged and performing team focused on meeting PGE’s corporate tax responsibilities. As part of the Corporate Tax team this position provides the opportunity to build and develop foundational technical and analytic skills related to income tax, property tax, and ASC 740 accounting for income taxes. The individual in this position will work in collaboration with other members of the Tax Department and other various PGE business units on tax planning, research issues and special projects. Must be able to handle multiple projects, work independently and in a team environment, prioritize work and complete assignments accurately and in a timely manner. Seeking motivated individual looking for opportunity to learn and grow within the tax department and CFO organization.

Key Responsibilities


Research tax accounting issues and drafts written support for company positions

Tax Process Support

Performs tax research and planning, including review of effects of new legislation, tax court cases and new tax regulations and their potential impact to the company

Preparation and Submission

Prepares and files required tax reporting, coordinating outsourced tax preparation work as needed; reviews work of other team members and research/resolves issues or questions within the filings

Strategy and Planning

Researches and recommends tax strategies in alignment with the organization’s financial strategy, including impacts to utility regulation; researches and documents the basis for tax positions to be taken by the organization

Financial System Management

Partners with Financial Systems team to ensure systems provided data necessary for accurate tax filings

Internal Consultation

Prepares recommendations regarding the tax impact of organization strategies; researches the impact of new laws on tax liabilities

External Interaction

Participates in audits with various taxation authorities, providing follow-up or resolution as required



Requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or other related field or equivalent experience


Typically five or more years in related field

Certifications, Licenses and Training

CPA preferred


Functional Competencies

Advanced knowledge of tax and compliance laws, regulations, and practices. Intermediate knowledge of other finance and accounting disciplines. Intermediate knowledge of financial systems and applications. Intermediate knowledge of utility industry regulations preferred.

General Competencies

Intermediate business acumen. Intermediate problem-solving skills. Advanced written and/or oral communication skills. Intermediate analytical thinking skills. Intermediate organization and prioritization skills.

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.

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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.