Robert Half International Full Charge Bookkeeper in PORTLAND, Oregon

If you multi-task effectively and have strong communication, organizational, and time-management skills, you might be a good fit for this Full Charge Bookkeeper opportunity with growth potential. Then Accountemps's Full Charge Bookkeeper position might be right for you. Based in Portland, Oregon, the Full Charge Bookkeeper role is a short term temporary opportunity. The most successful candidate for this position will be able to establish and maintain the organization's accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives, as well as handle all general accounting and bookkeeping functions, including the preparation of financial statements.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Performing accounts payable and accounts receivable functions, including light collections

  • Completing bank and general ledger reconciliations on a weekly and monthly basis.

  • Following federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements, implementing adherence to requirements, filing reports, and advising management on needed actions

  • Ensuring accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close

  • Preparing the trial balance and financial statements, including balance sheet and statements regarding income and cash flows

  • Month end closings experience

  • QuickBooks desktop experience is a must

  • Proven knowledge of account reconciliation

  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines

  • Proficient in accrual and cash basis of accounting

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in bookkeeping

  • Highly capable of analyzing financial data and quickly creating accurate reports

  • Capable of working independently with minimal oversight

  • Be creative, adaptive, and eager to learn new technical skill sets

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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