Job ID: 41494
Our international client has an immediate need for a Controller to oversee their accounting team in Portland. This role will partner with the Executive Team to meet financial and strategic objectives while working in a diverse and energetic environment.

Responsibilities of the Controller
Oversee month-end closing.
Develop, train, and mentor accounting team. 
Financial reporting and analysis.
Cost accounting.
General ledger reconciliations.
Journal entries.
Expense reporting.
Budgeting and forecasting.
Risk management.
Asset depreciations.
Implement coding systems.
Customer issue resolution.
Ad hoc reporting.
Other special projects and duties as assigned.

Controller Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent education and experience; CPA or advanced degree preferred.
8 years of accounting in a manufacturing environment.
Experience with cost accounting.
Knowledge of GAAP, tax compliance, and inventory management.
Risk management experience preferred.
ERP systems knowledge with SAGE and ADP experience preferred.
MS Office Suite experience, with advanced proficiency in Excel and Outlook.
Japanese speaking a plus.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to interact at all levels of the organization.
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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