Staff / Cost Accountant

  • Location
    Portland, Oregon
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 75000 - $ 85000

I have a manufacturing client, in the Portland industrial area, that is currently looking to hire a good Accountant with some cost experience. The position will report directly to the Controller and they’d like to hire someone with a couple years of general accounting experience and some exposure to cost accounting and/or prior experience in the manufacturing industry. They would also look at individuals straight out of public accounting that have dealt with manufacturing clients if you’re looking to move over to the corporate accounting side.

Job Functions -

  • Reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Prepare journal entries and month-end accruals
  • Assist with the monthly close
  • Analyze and update fixed assets
  • Assist with general cost accounting and analysis
  • Assist with financial reporting
  • Help with budgets and forecasting
  • Other general and cost accounting projects as needed

Qualifications -

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business (accounting related)
  • CPA a+
  • 3+ years general accounting experience through the monthly close - some cost accounting exposure preferred
  • Prior experience in the manufacturing industry
  • Larger ERP experience and strong Excel (v-look ups/pivot tables)
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Good attention to detail and time management
  • Good communication skills

If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity, please email your resume to or call (503) 228-0300.