Sr. Accountant

  • Location
    Forest Grove, Oregon
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
    $65,000.00/Year
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General

Adecco is currently looking for a Sr. Accountant to work for one of our Clients in Forest Grove, OR
Senior Accountant Responsibilities
Include:
� Verifying, allocating, posting and reconciling accounts payable and receivable
� Producing error-free accounting reports and present their results
� Analyzing financial information and summarizing financial status
Job brief
We are looking for an experienced Senior accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions.
Senior accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful Senior accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating and/or managing a team of accountants and junior accountants.
Senior accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks.
Responsibilities
� Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
� Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
� Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
� Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
� Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
� Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
� Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
� Provide input into department�s goal setting process
� Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
� Prepare property tax filing
� Be in charge of managing fixed assets
� Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
� Support month-end and year-end close process
Requirements
� Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to
maintain and strengthen internal controls
� Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
� Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
� In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
� Awareness of business trends
� Familiarity with financial accounting statements
� Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close
process
� Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, like SAP
� Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
� Accuracy and attention to detail
� Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
� BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant

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