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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in PORTLAND, Oregon


Patricia Carlile at Robert Half has an exciting opportunity for a skilled Sr. Accountant with one of their reputable clients. Your tasks will include financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. High-level analytical skills are a must.

What you get to do every single day

  • Provide assistance in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external

  • Delegate resources to Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Analyze financial information and report on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

  • When working with business partners, ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls. Additionally, be able to provide support on special requests

  • Produce error-free monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables such as journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP

  • Apply oneself to various department-wide initiatives

  • Prepare monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting

  • Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Dedication to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

Please contact Patricia Carlile to review this position. Job Order: 03600-0012692816

Requirements - Ability to meet deadlines

  • Proficiency with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Exceptional time management skills preferred

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills

  • 3-5 years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

  • Year end closings experience highly preferred

  • Adeptness in licensing

  • General familiarity with Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Foundational knowledge in budget forecasting

  • Practical knowledge of month end closings

  • Good understanding of variance analysis

  • Cash management experience preferred

  • Financial reporting experience

  • Workers compensation experience highly desired

  • Background working with Fixed Asset Accounting

  • Solid understanding of general ledger

  • Earlier work involving Credit Card Reconciliation

  • Demonstrated knowledge of payroll

  • Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

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