Our well-established and privately held Portland area client is looking for an Assistant Controller to oversee the day-to-day functions of the accounting department. This role will manage AP and general ledger functions, financial reporting, and month-end closing. This is a great opportunity to join a growing company working in a fast-paced environment.
Responsibilities of the Assistant Controller
Oversee general ledger transactions and reconciliations.
Manage AP functions.
Multi-state payroll processing.
Develop, manage, train, and supervise accounting staff.
Ensure proper monthly and quarterly financial reporting.
Manage inventory controls.
Support the continuous development and implementation of accounting policy, best practice, internal controls, and process improvements.
Oversee audit preparations.
Special projects and duties as assigned.
Assistant Controller Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
3+ years of progressively responsible accounting experience, with some supervisory experience; public accounting experience preferred.
Inventory experience preferred.
Knowledge of GAAP and operational compliance.
Sales tax experience.
MS Office Suite experience, with skills in Excel and Word.
ERP systems knowledge.
Strong leadership and mentorship skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to interact at all levels of the organization.
Organized multitasker with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
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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