Senior Financial Analyst – Portland, OR 97223

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!

An essential part of our Real Estate Team, this Senior Financial Analyst will influence strategy focused on innovation and will be a nimble thinker with an entrepreneurial approach to complex issues.

This role supports corporate planning by providing economic and financial modeling, revenue and power-cost projections for corporate projects and/or functions. May include conducting analyses of competitors, operational effectiveness and capacity utilization. Manages corporate and/or site budgets, generates forecasts, analyzes utilization and serves as internal consultant on financial matters for the organization. Creates financial models of scenarios for future business planning decisions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops economic analyses for significant and complex corporate projects and/or functions, including examining economics/costs under uncertainty; directs the activities of at least one other team member in completing the analysis

  • Develops longer-term financial models with complex assumptions or relationships (e.g., models that will receive a high level of scrutiny internally and by regulatory groups); coordinates with other departments to ensure model assumptions/outputs align across the organization

  • Develops end-to-end load-forecasting models with complex algorithm and presents to management and internal stakeholders; identifies, designs and implements process improvements of the load-forecasting models

Education/Experience/Certifications

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in finance, business, economics or other related field or equivalent experience.

  • Typically five or more years in related field.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

  • Intermediate knowledge of fundamental economic, business and accounting principles

  • Advanced knowledge of macroeconomics and microeconomics, pricing theory, finance, accounting and financial analysis

  • Advanced financial modeling skills and experience using Microsoft Excel

  • Intermediate knowledge of regulated utility operations, revenue requirements, utility accounting principles (e.g., rate-base return standard, AFUDC), wholesale power market and the basics of power plant and transmission system operation and market fundamentals

  • Intermediate mathematical skills, including calculus, ordinary and partial differential equations, linear algebra, probability and multivariate statistics

  • Intermediate knowledge of fundamental economic, business and accounting principles

  • Intermediate business acumen

  • Intermediate problem-solving skills

  • Advanced written and oral communication skills

  • Intermediate analytical thinking skills

  • Intermediate organization and prioritization skills

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.

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

Talent Acquisition Contact:

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This job posting will close at 12:01 am Pacific Time on the closing date listed below:

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