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Robert Half Accounting/Finance Manager in PORTLAND, Oregon


Accounting Managers looking to work for a successful Owners Rep firm in the Construction/Architecture will be interested in Robert Half's opportunity to work with a growing company. The ideal candidate for this position can lead 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, assist with strategic financial planning, ad hoc finance related tasks, and assist in other areas as needed. Located in the Portland, Oregon area, this Accounting Manager position would be on a permanent basis.

Your responsibilities

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

  • Work alongside 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

  • Regular review and analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts owned by Senior Accountant

  • Learn company systems and become a technical leader, driving financial system best practice adoption

  • Assist in preparing GAAP financial statements, which includes data analysis, document preparation, integrity validation, and reconciliation processes

  • Possess a thorough knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, make recommendations for system improvements as observed

  • Drive and manage the full accounting team performance of the close process to meet close deadlines


  • Solid technology and analytical abilities

  • Customer service oriented communication skills

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

  • Solid understanding of month end closings

  • Journal entries experience required

  • Strong familiarity with QuickBooks

  • Financial statement preparation experience

  • Experience with financial analysis

  • Proven knowledge of construction

  • 4+ years of recent relevant financial experience

  • Creative problem solver who anticipates risks and opportunities and maintains a vision for continuous improvement

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or equivalent degree and/or experience

-Analytical mindset, not put off by ambiguity or the occasional assignment not related to their core responsibility

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