APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 4, 2013
Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon's largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping shape Oregon's energy future. Among the millions of ordinary jobs in the world are a few special places — the team-driven environments with the
resources and support you need to succeed. That's PGE — the unique combination of a friendly, supportive
atmosphere with a progressive vision for business success. It's fun. It's challenging. It's enriching. And it's a big reason why the average PGE employee has spent almost 14 years with us. If you're looking for a new opportunity in an essential, dynamic industry, consider becoming a part of our PGE team.
Analyst, Financial Accounting and Reporting
In this position, the successful candidate will provide accounting services, including coordination and preparation of various regulatory financial reports for the Financial Accounting and Reporting area. Ensure that reports are in compliance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States (GAAP) and regulatory requirements including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Oregon Public Utility Commission (OPUC). Perform accounting research and provide recommendations on accounting and reporting issues for decision-making. Analyze new and proposed accounting standards and reporting requirements for PGE implications. Provide support in the Company’s Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance program.
Act as a Company resource for professional expertise in accounting and reporting matters.
Typical qualifications include:
; Requires a Bachelor’s degree in accounting with CPA or CPA candidate preferred.
; Typically five to ten years of experience in accounting, auditing, financial reporting or related field. ; Thorough knowledge of accounting including GAAP and basis knowledge of regulatory accounting theory and
; Ability to research accounting reference materials and formulate concise recommendations. ; Effective Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills and the ability to quickly develop a working knowledge of
financial systems applications.
; Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
; Excellent human relations, communications and team behavior skills; must demonstrate effective utilization of
PGE’s Guiding Behaviors.
; Demonstrated ability to independently manage time and work projects effectively, including establishing
project goals, tracking status and communicating final results/recommendations, with minimal supervision.
In the listing of responsibilities in the job description, analysts at different levels (e.g. Analyst III or IV) often do similar types of work but at different levels. For example, each level of analyst performs regulatory financial reports. The following are some key distinguishing features of the Analyst IV level:
; Lead and direct the Financial Accounting and Reporting team
; Typically eight to ten years of experience in accounting, auditing, financial reporting or related field.
The position will be filled at the level commensurate with the knowledge, skills and experience of the selected candidate for the Analyst III or Analyst IV position.
In order to be considered an applicant for this position, you will need to complete our employment application. Apply online at https://PGN.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=R13-318 by the application deadline.
If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.
We offer a full range of traditional benefits - medical insurance, paid vacation, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings, and more - plus exciting opportunities unique to employment with us. From our robust on-the-job training to our on-site fitness facilities, PGE has a multitude of programs to help you gain valuable skills and experience, to provide rewards for meeting company goals, and to encourage health, safety, fellowship, and community volunteerism.
Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.
PGE is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
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