Post Date: 07/31/2020
Close Date: 08/30/2020
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!
Senior Accountant, Asset Accounting
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!
As Senior Accountant in our Asset Accounting group, you will play a critical role in supporting PGE’s strategic investment plans. 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 (GAAP), company policies and regulatory accounting. In this role you’ll perform accounting activities that include preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of ledger accounts and financial statements, such as balance sheets and profit and loss statements that support our SEC and FERC filings. In addition, you will be expected to conduct accounting research and document accounting conclusions as necessary. You’ll also be a subject matter expert that provides analysis and consulting support to the business to help understand forecasting and budgeting variances that will assist in decision-making.
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.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or another business-related field and five or more years of experience in accounting, finance or other business-related field or equivalent experience. CPA certification is preferred.
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.
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