Lake Oswego, Oregon

Direct Hire

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Job Id: 60479

Our Portland area client is looking for a full-time Bookkeeper to join their team. This is a highly hands-on role interacting with many departments and internal members. The ideal candidate thrives in a collaborative environment where they will be wearing many hats handling a variety of accounting, payroll, and benefits duties.

This is a hybrid role requiring qualified applicants to commute weekly to offices in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Responsibilities of the Bookkeeper

  • Process journal entries and handle AP/AR.
  • Prepare financial statements, maintain the GL, and assist with month-end close.
  • Ensure biweekly payroll is processed.
  • Support the benefit open enrollment process and reconcile benefit payments.
  • Respond to general HR and benefit inquiries.

Bookkeeper Qualifications

  • 2+ years of payroll and accounting experience.
  • Degree in Accounting, Business, or related preferred.
  • Knowledge of HR and benefit policies and regulations a plus.
  • Proficient with Excel; Previous ADP experience preferred.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.

Salary: $65k-$70k + Bonus (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, HSA, FSA, life insurance, and matching 401k program.

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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