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Sr. Accountant

Department: Finance
Location: Portland, OR

Vigor Values

Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day.

Truth: We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
Responsibility:
 We act on what we know is right
Evolution
: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
Love:
 We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Senior Accountant is responsible for a wide variety of accounting functions at a corporate level related to general ledger accounting Ė to include preparing and entering various journal entries, entering and tracking completion of journal entries for the month end close cycle, general ledger account reconciliations, consolidations, financial reporting and special projects/other duties as assigned.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: (this is not intended to detail all aspects of the assigned work but is representative of the jobís overall responsibilities)

 

  1. Prepare and input journal entries to general ledgers
  2. Perform general ledger account reconciliations as assigned
  3. Consolidations and financial reporting
  4. Supports the month-end close process & meets tight schedule requirements.
  5. Supports the annual audit with the Companyís external auditors. Supports periodic audit efforts from government customers, taxing authorities, & other business partners.
  6. Assist in the creation of timely & accurate supporting schedules and analysis.
  7. Support preparation of various tax filings, including tax provisions, property taxes and State & local taxes.
  8. Review general ledger activity to ensure accurate coding.
  9. Initiate process & system improvements to increase accuracy & efficiency of department tasks
  10. Special projects as assigned

 

JOB SCOPE:  

The Senior Accountant operates within standard operating principles related to accounting and payroll systems and is expected to apply knowledge of law and regulations gained through experience and education and work with minimal daily supervision. The position reviews and recommends to the Corporate Accounting Manager changes in systems and processes.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None

 

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS: 

Working closely with finance department staff and those in related departments such as Human Resources, Information Technology and others within and without the company, the Senior Accountant is expected to establish effective relationships and work to resolve problems.

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of principles, practices, theories and methods of accounting.
  • Knowledge of legal requirements, regulations and laws applicable to area of assignment.
  • Strong Microsoft office skills with excellent proficiency in Microsoft Excel required.
  • Strong customer service skills; the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with supervisors, peers and other departments.
  • Ability to define problems, assemble related data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and make accurate and timely decisions.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in an environment of changing time constraints and deadlines.
  • Ability to work as a team player and exhibit a high degree of flexibility, energy, and positive attitude.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelorís Degree in Accounting or Business from a fully accredited college or university is preferred.      
  • 4 or more years of hands-on accounting experience, preferably in a multi-entity corporate environment, is required.
  • Public Accounting experience preferred.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS:   None required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:    

The physical demands for this position are light to moderate. The position requires sitting and use of hands/arms for extended periods of time using a variety of computer programs, electronic communication tools and related office equipment to accomplish work tasks; operating a motor vehicle including a current driverís license; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  

The work environment for this job is primarily office-oriented with open shared office spaces and constant interruptions; some travel within in a heavy industrial environment when performing certain administrative functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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