Junior Accountant | VanderHouwen

Junior Accountant

Portland, Oregon


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Job Id: 63153

Junior Accountant
Our international client with headquarters in Portland has an immediate need for a detail-oriented Junior Accountant who is tech-savvy with Excel to support their corporate accounting department! This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience and grow your resume while working with a large, team-oriented organization.

This is a remote position, but candidate must work core PST business hours.

Junior Accountant Responsibilities

  • Support month end close processes assisting with transactions, journal entry prep, and reconciliations.
  • Run routine reports and perform analysis within large sets of Excel spreadsheets.
  • Identify and research accounting transaction discrepancies.
  • Maintain accounting records.
  • Cross train with team members and provide accounting function support.

Junior Accountant Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1 year of AR/Collections, AP, and/or general accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of GAAP and basic accounting fundamentals.
  • Intermediate Excel skills including proficiency with PivotTables, VLOOKUPs, and SUMIF functions.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Salary: $20-$21/hr. (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors 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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