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Job ID: 45321

Accounting Specialist
A large international company with North American headquarters in Portland has an immediate need for an outgoing Accounting Specialist to assist with data entry. This is an opportunity to gain experience in a large financial organization that loves to promote from within. 

Responsibilities of the Accounting Specialist
High volume data entry of accounting transactions. 
Assist with cash disbursements.
Support general accounting functions.
Handle and disburse incoming AP correspondence.
Set up new vendors.
Assist with the continuous development and implementation of policies, best practice, and process improvements.
Maintain accounting and financial records, both physical and electronic.
Other duties as assigned.

Accounting Specialist Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Accounting preferred.
1+ years of accounting or finance experience.
Knowledge of general accounting principles. 
MS Office Suite experience, with intermediate Excel skills. 
Previous experience using ERP systems preferred. 
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization.
Problem solving and critical thinking skills. 

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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