Accounting Specialist

Portland, Oregon

Direct Hire

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Job Id: 59538

Accounting Specialist
Our local client is looking for a full-time Accounting Specialist with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy to grow with their team. This is a privately owned company with a long history and excellent reputation in the market who loves to promote from within.

This role is anticipating a hybrid schedule and requires qualified candidates to commute weekly to offices in Portland, Oregon.

Accounting Specialist Responsibilities

  • Process transactions to the GL.
  • Track inventory and report discrepancies.
  • Assist with month-end close activities.
  • Verify bank transactions and payoff requests are complete and approved.
  • Prepare routine reports and maintain accounting and sales records.
  • Review incoming emails and prioritizes requests for processing.

Accounting Specialist Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business.
  • 1+ years of related accounting or bookkeeping experience.
  • Familiar with GAAP and basic accounting principles.
  • Able to learn new systems quickly and proficient with MS Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills with a customer service approach.

Salary: $25-$28/hr. (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees 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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