Robert Half International Accounting Manager in Portland, Oregon


Jana Chapman with Robert Half Finance & Accounting is seeking a talented accounting professional for a thriving company. Some general duties include leading daily operations, such as preparing and/or reviewing appropriate ledger entries and reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger system, preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, and assisting with regulatory reporting as applicable. This position is for candidates with the ability to create and monitor the company's accounting and finance operations. If you’re interested in learning more about this exciting role, please email your resume in word format directly to [email protected]

Major responsibilities

  • Assemble a variety of technical accounting policies, procedures, and analyses

  • Create Excel spreadsheets using complex functions to streamline reporting and processes

  • Contribute to the preparation of GAAP financial statements, which includes document preparation, data analysis, integrity validation, and reconciliation processes

  • Periodically review and inspect the balance sheets and income statement accounts of Senior Accountants

  • Work alongside FP&A; and accounting management to deliver relevant and timely reporting of financial data analytics like the monthly flash report, key financial metrics, and actual spend against budgets/outlook

  • Lead and supervise the accounting team performance during the closing process to ensure close deadlines are met


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required

  • 2+ years of experience, preferably within manufacturing

  • Advanced Excel - including VBA

  • Demonstrated technology and analytical abilities

  • Critical thinking, problem solving, ability to work independently

  • Customer service oriented communication skills

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Command of accounts receivable

  • Bank reconciliations experience

  • Strong familiarity with operations

  • Working knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems is valuable

  • Recent relevant financial experience

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Location: Portland, OR

Date Posted: December 17, 2018

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Reference: 03600-0010769919

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance