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Robert Half Staff Accountant in PORTLAND, Oregon


Take the next step in your accounting career by checking out this fantastic opportunity through Robert Half! We've partnered with an esteemed organization to find a Staff Accountant for their team. In this role, you will have responsibility over the preparation of journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. The majority of time spent in this position involves producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets for a set of communities. Entry level candidates considered, as long as you possess strong educational knowledge of Accounting and Financial Statement Preparation. Located in the Portland, Oregon area, the company offering this challenging long-term contract / temporary to hire opportunity provides a thriving environment and rewards effort.

Key responsibilities

  • Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Conduct month end close journal entries

  • Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

  • Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested


  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

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

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger

  • Adeptness in Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Proficiency in Commercial Property Management preferred

  • Command of financial statement preparation

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

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