Portland General Electric - Portland, OR

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Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon's largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping shape Oregon's energy future. Among the millions of ordinary jobs in the world are a few special places — the team-driven environments with the resources and support you need to succeed. That's PGE — the unique combination of a friendly, supportive atmosphere with a progressive vision for business success. It's fun. It's challenging. It's enriching. And it's a big reason why the average PGE employee has spent almost 14 years with us. If you're looking for a new opportunity in an essential, dynamic industry, consider becoming a part of our PGE team.

Assistant, Payroll (R12-316)

In this position you will process accurate and timely payrolls company-wide, participate in HRMS Systems updates/upgrades to include PeopleSoft and Time Collection System along with testing and validation of new policies and procedures, effectively communicating and be a leader within the Human Resources Team. Payroll processing includes all compensation related transactions, payments, deposits and reports.

To qualify, you must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience providing payroll services which should include bargaining unit, salaried and hourly labor. Familiarity with applicable laws affecting taxability of employee compensation and benefits is essential. Proven experience providing courteous service to employees and other clients is crucial; diplomacy and confidentiality necessary. Thorough knowledge of People Soft is preferred. Strong administrative skills (Microsoft Suite, data entry, time management, spreadsheets) are required as well as strong mathematical orientation. An Associate’s Degree in Business or related field along with APA/FPC/CPP certification is preferred.

In order to be considered an applicant for this position, you will need to complete our employment application. Apply online at

by the application deadline. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

We offer a full range of traditional benefits - medical insurance, paid vacation, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings, and more - plus exciting opportunities unique to employment with us. From our robust on-the-job training to our on-site fitness facilities, PGE has a multitude of programs to help you gain valuable skills and experience, to provide rewards for meeting company goals, and to encourage health, safety, fellowship, and community volunteerism.

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

PGE is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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Joe Hutchins



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