Job ID: 41038
Our international high-tech manufacturing client is looking for a motivated Accountant to join a fun and tightly knit team in the Portland area. This role will be supporting the Accounting department, with a focus on Accounts Receivables and maximizing cash flow. This company is proud to be a global industry leader with a long history in our market. They have enjoyed a lot of success in the past 5 years and are currently breaking ground on 2 exciting new product lines which will diversify their offerings and provide strong company growth. This role reports directly to a talented Controller who loves to mentor and develop his staff. 

Responsibilities of the Accountant
Support collections.
Invoice review and reconciliation.
Negotiate payment plans and schedules.
Maintain AR records.
Customer payment review and reconciliation.
Pricing and billing review and verification.
Process credit memos and corrected invoices.
Determine customer credit worthiness and limits.
Manage sales tax exemption certificates and other customer documents.
AR reporting and analysis.
Month end closing.
Journal entries.
Accounts analysis and reconciliations.
Support the continuous development and implementation of accounting policy, best practice, and process improvements.
Ad hoc reporting and analysis.
Government reporting as requested.
Cross-train and serve as backup for accounting team.
Other special projects and duties as assigned.

Accountant Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
2+ years of accounting experience required; previous AR or collections experience preferred.
Knowledge of GAAP.
MS Office Suite experience, with proficiency in Excel.
ERP systems knowledge; SAP or similar preferred.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to interact at all levels of the organization.
Highly motivated and self-directed.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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