Accountant - Southern Oregon

Location: Near Medford, OR
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $65,000.00 - $70,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 2/16/2018
Job ID: 02569409
Job Description
Are you an experienced Accountant who wants to live in southern Oregon?  Here is the perfect opportunity!  Our client is a fast-growing national manufacturer of alternative medicine (herbs) and is adding a new position for an Accountant.
 
SUMMARY:
 
This position reports to the VP Finance and will interact with all levels within the organization including the CEO and Board of Directors.

 
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare monthly journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly financial statements.
  • Support the VP Finance in budget and forecasting activities.
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Respond to inquiries from VP Finance, CEO, and other managers regarding financial results and special reporting requests.
  • Work with VP Finance to ensure a clean and timely year-end audit.
  • Support VP Finance with special projects and workflow process improvements.
Required competencies, skills and abilities:
  • Five years of financial accounting experience.
  • Strong GAAP/internal controls knowledge.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Experience with Access database
  • Ability to work collaboratively with members of staff
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably with an accounting concentration.

COMPENSATION:
The company offers a generous compensation and benefits package that is free for employees and assistance with relocation.