Tualatin, Oregon

Direct Hire

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Job Id: 60347

Our local Portland client is seeking an innovative full-time Controller with a strong passion for leadership to oversee their accounting team! This is a great opportunity to play a key role in team development and process & system improvements, with a clear growth path within the company.

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

Responsibilities of the Controller

  • Oversee, mentor, and develop accounting team.
  • Lead financial planning and forecasting activities.
  • Manage inventory and month/year end processes.
  • Identify and implement process improvements/efficiencies.
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and reporting.
  • Drive audit and tax filing activities.

Controller Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA highly preferred.
  • 5 years of experience as a Controller; distribution or similar industry experience a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP, financial reporting, and inventory.
  • Proficient with ERP systems and intermediate to advanced Excel skills.
  • Able to learn new systems quickly; previous ERP implementation experience a plus.
  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to interact at all levels of the organization.

Salary: $130k–$150k + Bonus (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, 401k with employer match, HSA with employer contribution, FSA, employee assistance programs, and service discounts.

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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