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Assistant Financial Accounting & Reporting R18-165

Portland General Electric, Portland

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Close Date: 03/19/2018


For over 125 years, Portland General Electric has proudly served Oregon. Our dedication to helping customers is matched by our commitment to providing PGE employees with a diverse array of rewarding career opportunities. Diversity and community are at the heart of what we do for our customers and for each other. We are committed to a team that looks like the Oregon community that we know and love.

PGE team members are creative problem solvers who love to apply themselves to challenges, big and small. We are looking for team members who will grow their skills, their career and their future with us.

Assistant Financial Accounting & Reporting (R18-165)
In this position, you will provide accounting support for specifically assigned areas primarily involving PGE’s regulatory agencies and other external parties. This support includes preparation of external reporting requirements while complying with internal controls (SOX 404) and governance policies. Work in a team environment with other members of the Financial Accounting and Reporting department. In addition, support preparation of bank reconciliations, and month end JE compliance.

External Reporting
Preparation of assigned information required by regulatory agencies and other external parties (SEC, FERC, SOx 404).
Send and track for compliance
Develop thorough understanding of processes in functional area in order to make informed decisions
Develop thorough understanding of internal controls processes and proactively support adherence to internal controls framework.
Prepare and coordinate presentations for Quarterly Board Audit Committee, Controls Committee and Disclosure Committee.
Prepare Form 8300 (Tax)

Accounting Support for Assigned Areas
Provide accounting services monthly closing and reporting in assigned functional areas
Create and track White Papers in system, circulate to appropriate approvers
Balance Journal Entries to system
Reconcile Billmatrix cash account

Bring the following skills to our team:

Working knowledge and skills dealing with financial related information in order to effectively identify problems and recommend solutions.
Effective human relations, communication, teamwork and organization skills.
Excellent computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office products such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Ability to quickly develop a working knowledge of financial reporting systems applications; preference for working knowledge of Workiva, Visio and financial systems PeopleSoft and/or PowerPlan software.

Typically requires a bachelor’s degree with preference given for a business related field such as Accounting, Finance or Economics. Applicable experience of 7 to 8 years may be substituted for Bachelor’s Degree.
Join us today and power your potential!

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. 

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline: If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

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.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.
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