Job ID: 42106

Staff Accountant
Our client is seeking a Staff Accountant to join their team in Portland, OR. You will be responsible for directly supporting the CFO with accounts payable, month end closes, and a variety of other accounting functions. This position will report directly to the CFO and will help their organization develop one of a kind project.

Assist with day-to-day accounting activities.
Accounts Payable processing.
Job costing.
Preparation of the monthly journal entries to ensure accuracy and timely reporting for the monthly close.
Maintain and reconcile bank reconciliations.
Prepare and record necessary accruals.
Maintain required vendor document management.
Preparation of inter-company journal entries, payables entries and receivables/billing reconciliations.
Complete miscellaneous special projects within the Accounting Department.
Assist with year-end financial review, tax returns, and 401(k) audit.
Analyze and research problems or discrepancies on the financials.
Prepare monthly Financial Statements.

Requirements and Competencies
Associate degree required (BA or BS preferred).
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including excel.
Experience with job cost or construction accounting preferred
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required, both verbal and written.
Demonstrated skill with spreadsheets, critical thinking, writing and reading comprehension.
Excellent organization, time management and project management skills.

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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