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Robert Half Senior Accountant in Portland, Oregon


Robert Half Management Resources is seeking a Senior Accountant for a secure company in the Portland area for a 5 month engagement. This role is a temporary position with a great likelihood for an extension. The Senior Accountant will perform general accounting activities in accordance with accounting principles and standards. Strong analytical skills and the ability to rise to challenges are essential in this role. This is a terrific opportunity to become an integral part of the team. Please contact Chris Giroux with Management Resources at 503.525.8853. We look forward to hearing from you!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and review temporarily and permanently restricted net assets

  • Manage Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Responsible for various monthly close activities, including preparing and reviewing various journal entries and account reconciliations

  • Overseeing accounts payable and receivable

  • Support the preparation of complete, accurate, timely, and GAAP-compliant financial statements within scheduled timeframe.

  • Coordinate with auditors to assist in quarterly and year-end audit procedures, including audit requests

  • General ledger work and assisting in the preparation of financial statement reports including summary information

  • Develop and maintain relationships with various members of the organization in order to implement process improvements

  • Prepare financial analysis on trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc.

  • Assist with special projects as needed and perform other duties as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or equivalent

  • Preferably 5+ years of accounting experience

  • Financial reporting experience

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of month-end closings

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, including QuickBooks

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