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compensation: TBD
employment type: full-time

Portland, OR
JOB SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the Controller, the Accountant is responsible for the timely and accurate preparation and processing of a variety of transaction including payroll, and vendor payments. Other responsibilities will include tracking and reporting weekly operation metrics, resolving errors within accounting processes, and preparing and analyzing related reports.


Execute bi-weekly payroll processing
Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports
Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits
Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance
Perform certain daily accounting transactions
Manage workflow to ensure all transactions are processed accurately and timely
Execute weekly vendor payment check run, ACH, and wire transfer payments
Develop ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed
Research and email appropriate audience of issues
Prepare and distribute weekly operations metrics reporting
Act as backup for Accounts Payable invoice entry function and Accounts Receivable customer invoicing function
Participate in physical inventory counting on occasion

Minimum 2 -year Associates Degree, with Bachelor’s degree preferred
2-3 year of payroll experience which included using payroll and timekeeping products (Paychex preferred)
Working knowledge of Oregon and Washington local, state, and federal employment, wage and hour laws (including Tri-Met and Lane County LTD), and payroll tax regulations
Demonstrated skill in creating and maintaining moderately complex spreadsheets and reports using Excel and HRIS Reporting
Ability to protect and maintain confidential data
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Demonstrated effective project/time management skills.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy in performing job duties; solid understanding of organizational policies, procedures, and operations
Strong customer service and interpersonal skills. Ability to convey a positive and professional demeanor. Experience working effectively in a diverse environment where language can pose a communication challenge.
General understanding of basic accounting principles.
Strong PC skills including intermediate proficiency in Excel


This job operates in a clerical, office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets
Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs. on occasion
From time to time, this position requires the individual to be on his/her feet and safely maneuver through a warehouse and manufacturing environment
Must be able to ascend and descend building stairways to reach job assignments and perform essential functions
Able to work in an environment containing nuts, peanuts, dairy, grains and other allergens.
This is a full-time position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with occasional off hours work requirements.

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