Staff Accountant

Tigard, OR
52 Limited is a digital staffing agency with an industry-leading focus on the creative + technology space. We exclusively place tech and creative talent in direct-hire, contract-to-hire and contract roles with our clients in Portland, Seattle, and San Francisco.

Staff Accountant 

Full Time - Direct Hire in Tigard, OR 

Salary Range - $50,000 to $55,000


POSITION OVERVIEW


We are looking to add a skilled Staff Accountant to the finance team, to support both organic growth and growth through acquisition. The Staff Accountant is an integral position in the finance department and will be responsible for creating and maintaining accurate and timely financial records for the organization. This position offers internal growth potential as well as professional development within a fast-growing entrepreneurial company.

RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare and post general ledger entries, reconcile accounts, and maintain proper internal controls.
  • Prepare standard and specialized financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Support both the Accounts Payable and Receivable functions to ensure accuracy and timeliness of processing.
  • Input data into the company’s accounting system, verify accuracy and ensure all systems are in balance. 
  • Review, analyze and reconcile foreign currency conversions during the global consolidation process.
  • Assist in the monthly close of the company’s financial statements, and assist in the creation of the monthly close report provided to Management.
  • Calculate monthly commissions.
  • Prepare sales, use, and property tax returns.
  • Prepare, track and renew annual business licenses and reports.
  • Track fixed asset acquisitions and disposals, calculate and post depreciation.
  • Document accounting and control procedures.
  • Assist in financial analysis, budget preparation, and department reporting.
  • Provide supporting documentation and analytical information for the company’s tax advisors and all external audits.
  • Provide accounting support for mergers and acquisitions 
  • Work with other departments to ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures.
  • Serve in a backup capacity for other accounting functions such as payroll, collections, treasury functions, and cash management.
  • Assist in special projects as needed.


QUALIFICATIONS


  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP accounting processes and procedures. 
  • Handles confidential and sensitive information and records with a high degree of discretion, diligence, and good judgment. Demonstrates the same in all interactions with co-workers, customers, vendors, and others.
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills. Listens effectively, transmits information accurately and understandably, and actively seeks feedback. 
  • Well-organized, self-directed team player. Remains open to others’ ideas, and exhibits willingness to try new things.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.


Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business, or a minor in business, accounting or finance with relevant experience. 
  • 3 to 5 years of accounting experience in established middle-market companies.
  • Skilled in the use of enterprise-level accounting software, Microsoft Office, and other business software systems. Experienced with general office equipment. 
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.


Preferred

  • Experience in multiple currency transactions, transfer pricing, inter-company transactions, and financial statement consolidations.
  • Experience with sales tax calculations and filing in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Experience with Salesforce software.
  • Software industry experience.
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