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Pacificorp Senior Finance/Accounting Analyst (Salt Lake City, UT) - 109558 in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Senior Finance/Accounting Analyst (Salt Lake City, UT) - 109558

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose

Conducts 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.


  • Function as the lead contact for financial analysis support to one or more Rocky Mountain Power departments by performing tasks such as but not limited to:

  • Budgeting

  • Reconciliation of work order costs

  • Assuring proper recognition of capital and operating expense

  • Calculating and assembling journal entries and accruals

  • Interpreting contract financial terms to determine proper billing, payment, and/or recognition

  • Providing financial and operational performance reports

  • Utilizing analysis techniques to assist administrative staff and management in making operation decisions

  • Responding to internal and external data requests

  • Perform or direct department administrative tasks such as:

  • Assuring invoices are paid in a timely fashion

  • Processing requests for capital tool purchases

  • Training and assisting interns in their responsibilities

  • Providing tracking and review of position justifications

  • Consolidating performance reporting for executive audiences


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • A minimum of five years of experience in accounting or a related field with strong data gathering, analysis, interpretation, trending, and modeling.

  • A strong working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Experience in financial analysis.

  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively through oral and written means.

  • Knowledge of applicable Company policies and procedures; applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.

  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet, database, word processing, and presentation applications to gather, analyze, and model information.

  • Communication and interpersonal skills including ability to consult with internal and external customers regarding matters/issues which may be sensitive in nature.

  • Ability to work with all levels of an organization including people with different styles and backgrounds; ability to work as a member of a team. Ability to present alternatives and recommendations.

  • Proficient with the use of personal computers to gather, analyze, and summarize data especially excel and prior experience with financial accounting systems.

  • Knowledge of research, analysis, and consulting techniques, procedures, practices, and applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.


  • Advanced degree and/or relevant certifications.

  • General understanding of FERC Code of Regulations.

  • Experience in SAP or Oracle 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 contractual language.

Additional Information

Req Id: 109558

Company Code: PacifiCorp

Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY

Department: Pacific Power

Schedule: FT

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: $72,500.00 - $85,300.00

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12% of salary.

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

At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.