Finance/ Accounting Specialist - Salt Lake City, UT - #105377 at PacifiCorp in Salt Lake City, Utah

Posted in General Business 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

PacifiCorp is one of the lowest-cost electricity producers in the United States, providing more than 1.6 million customers with reliable, efficient energy.


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

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.


  • Plan and direct company-wide depreciation studies.
  • Represent the company in meetings and proceedings with senior management and regulatory Commissions.
  • Direct activities related to fixed asset depreciation system processing and reporting.
  • Plan and direct company-wide activities related to the collection and allocation of construction overheads.
  • 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.


  • 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 statement preparation and 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.
  • 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 fixed asset accounting and depreciation theory and practices.
  • Experience in SAP Financial Systems modules.
  • General understanding of utility economics and accounting, as well as utility commission rules and regulations

Additional Information

Req Id: 105377
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: No Selection
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: 81,800 - 96,200

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

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