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Pacificorp Planning/Financial Analysis Analyst - Portland, Oregon - #105667 in PORTLAND, Oregon

Planning/Financial Analysis Analyst - Portland, Oregon - #105667

Date: Oct 17, 2021

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp

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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

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.


  • Provide support to senior staff and management through analysis and modeling of the financial and economic implications of PacifiCorp initiatives, strategic programs, and operational activities.

  • Test, refine, and implement portions of production cost, business planning, long-term financial forecasting, revenue requirements and other economic and financial analysis models.

  • Assess the economic and financial impact of issues and proposals on shareholders and customers.

  • Provide presentations, modeling, and other analytical advice and support to senior staff, management, and other internal clients.

  • Perform assignments requiring analysis, integration and creativity for which the purpose, objectives, and methods are well defined.

  • Remain current on industry trends and developments.


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

  • A minimum of three years’ experience with financial analysis and modeling.

  • Knowledge of economic and financial analysis and modeling principles, concepts and techniques.

  • Research and analysis skills including the ability to obtain relevant data, evaluate complex situations, develop creative alternatives, provide recommendations, and negotiate and influence outcomes.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Data gathering, analysis, interpretation, trending, forecasting, and modeling skills.

  • 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 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.

  • Sub-tasks in support of these primary tasks included but are not limited to: (i) creating and working with Excel pivot-tables; (ii) incorporating Solver into modeling work; (iii) executing and modifying with Excel VBA macros; (iv) working with other externally-created internal models, such as StorageVet, Plexos, and Endur, which may involve working with execution scripts in Python or R; (v) working with data stored in databases, such as SQL or Access.


  • Knowledge of business planning and forecasting concepts, practices and techniques.

  • Knowledge of power system modeling concepts and techniques.

  • Demonstrated project or process management skills.

  • Excellent writing skills, including the ability to prepare well written reports or studies on complex technical topics.

  • Demonstrated team leadership skills.

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

Additional Information

Primary Location: Portland, Oregon

Department: Pacific Power

Schedule: Full-time

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: $64,900 - $76,500

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.