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Senior Business Analyst/ Business Specialist (Portland, OR) #110042

Company: PacifiCorp
Location: Portland
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Business Analyst/ Business Specialist (Portland, OR) #110042Date: Feb 15, 2023Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232Company: PacifiCorp *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 PurposeSr. Business Analyst - 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. Business Spclst - Provides advice and counsel to management and client organizations. Conducts special studies and analyses, develops alternatives, presents recommendations to management and influences management decisions. Researches, analyzes, develops and implements new strategies, programs, and/or processes in response to changing internal and external conditions.ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities of the Sr. Business Analyst position include the following:

  • Prepare key managerial performance reports for the organization.
  • Perform complex assignments lacking precedent and requiring creativity.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and provide training and communication of changes in policies and procedures.
  • Provide advice or functional direction, and assume a lead role in the work group.
  • Perform audits and inquiries; assess business issues and risks within the organization.
  • Research and analyze complex data.
  • Analyze and compare actual project costs to authorized business costs.
  • Report on performance and develop alternatives and recommendations for improvement to management.
  • Lead implementation of selected alternative to various analysis projects. Responsibilities of the Business Spclst position include the following:
    • Promote a customer first culture and commit to delivering outstanding results for customers.
    • Identify and recommend policy, management, procedural, process and system improvements to strategically balance risk and reward.
    • Work with various stakeholders to develop systems, processes and solutions with the intent to develop management of assets optimum lifecycle and companion cost models.
    • Develop and approve long range programs for assets.
    • Implement optimum life cycle and companion costs models for network assets.
    • Develop interventions, processes and modify programs to meet customer needs.
    • Provide recommendations and implement process and procedural improvements through research of best practices and effective presentation of information, plans and proposals. RequirementsRequirements for the Sr Business Analyst position include:
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or other applicable fields; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • A minimum of five years of directly related experience in gathering, analysis, interpretation, trending, forecasting, and modeling skills.
      • Working knowledge of SAP.
      • Strong understanding of company capitalization policy.
      • Project management skills including project leadership, task identification, scheduling, and cost/expenditure identification.
      • 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 the ability to consult with internal and external customers regarding matters/issues which may be sensitive and complex 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.
      • Knowledge of applicable company policies and procedures; applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations. Requirements for the Business Spclst position include the following:
        • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
        • A minimum of five years related experience.
        • Research and analysis skills including the ability to obtain relevant data, evaluate complex situations, develop creative alternatives, provide recommendations, and negotiate and influence outcomes.
        • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills to interface with team members and customers to promote positive customer outcomes.
        • Program design skills including development of interventions, processes, or new or modified programs to meet customer needs.
        • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to establish trust, maintain confidence, and understand social behavior and interactions.
        • Ability to work with all organizational levels to influence actions and negotiate outcomes
        • Ability to listen and communicate effectively through oral and written means.
        • Project management and leadership skills, including the ability to work as a team member, to maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver on commitments. Preferences
          • Knowledge and understanding of the electric utility industry and its regulatory and operating environments.
          • Understanding of project life cycles.
          • Understanding of FERC requirements.
          • Understanding of the operation and function of line and substation equipment.
          • Experience with developing graphical reports to communicate complex analysis results.
          • Skill in coordinating and managing multiple projects, often with competing deadlines.
          • Understanding of theory and use of economic alternative analysis. Additional InformationReq Id: 110042 Company Code: PacifiCorp Primary Location: PORTLAND Department: Pacific Power Schedule: FT Personnel Subarea: Exempt Hiring Range: $74,300.00 - $100,600 This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12.00% of salary. Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: https://careers.pacificorp.com/content/New-Benefits-Page/?locale=en_US Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon Career Segment: Business Analyst, Project Manager, Performance Management, ERP, Technology, Finance, Human ResourcesPI208101125

Keywords: PacifiCorp, Portland , Senior Business Analyst/ Business Specialist (Portland, OR) #110042, Accounting, Auditing , Portland, Oregon

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