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Staff Accountant

Clackamas, OR 97015

Industry: Operations/Administrative Job Number: 78535

Job Description


Staff Accountant

Clackamas, OR



Manufacturer of the safest, best-selling, most compact palletizing systems in North America. The world leader in stretch wrapping and case packing, this company is well positioned for strong growth over next few years. The combined entity is strategically expanding its product offering and growing market share in North America through offering a suite of machinery for end-of-line automation.


The Staff Accountant is a key position at this company and is responsible for daily, weekly, monthly, and annual accounting transactions and entries. The position ensures the accuracy and timeliness of accounting records which are the foundation for accurate financial reporting. This position works with the Controller to develop and maintain appropriate accounting controls and procedures, and independently creates and runs financial reports both recurring and ad hoc. The Staff Accountant is the primary resource person for customers and vendors and helps internal staff with information and reports as needed. The successful person must be skilled and experienced in accounting systems and processes, databases, data management, GAAP, be flexible, detail and quality oriented, motivated, resourceful, able to work with others cooperatively and productively. Delivering service and information in a pleasant, timely manner is important. This position carries its own set of responsibilities, but also works with the Controller and Cost Accountant on department projects and goals.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Post daily and periodic GL transactions
  • Reconcile cash and other balance sheet accounts
  • Serve as backup and overflow support for AR and AP posting
  • Manage and support accounts receivable and the customer database; respond to general requests
  • Post out of the ordinary AR and AP invoices and transactions
  • Manage customer portals - payments, POs, invoicing, and compliance
  • Collections; minimize past due AR customer accounts
  • Manage, and support AP vendors’ database; assist Purchasing Manager with vendor issues as needed; respond to general vendor requests
  • Annual 1099 reporting and filing
  • Assist with labor time tracking and reporting
  • Assist with and serve as backup for bi-weekly payroll
  • Assist with machines and JOBS: new orders set up, tracking, and invoicing
  • Manage fixed assets database and software (Asset Keeper)
  • Compose and deliver business correspondence in a professional timely fashion
  • Calculate and file sales/use tax returns
  • Assist with annual budgeting
  • Provide deliverables for the annual financial review/audit
  • Perform other duties and functions as required in the job classification and expected within the responsibility area
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Accounting degree strongly preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in full cycle accounting in a manufacturing environment
  • Advance skills in Microsoft Excel - Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP, macros
  • QuickBooks basic skills
  • Familiarity with SAP a plus
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Able to function productively and professionally in a team-oriented environment
  • Able to multitask, manage multiple priorities, and follow detailed instructions
  • Good English language spelling and grammar

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Meet Your Recruiter

Christian Moellman
Branch Manager

Christian grew up in Chicago, and left in 2008 to continue a career in the printing industry. He started with Opti Staffing Group in 2012 as a Skilled Trades Recruiter. When he is not making connections with clients and candidates, he enjoys downhill skiing, fly fishing and old Volkswagens. He graduated from Northern Michigan University with a History degree. “What I love most about working at Opti Staffing Group is the impact that we have people. Whether it is helping someone improve their resume, or giving them some interview tips, it all helps build your community. Nothing is better than making the call to a candidate to offer his or her dream job. Seeing that person grow into a management role and becoming a client is extremely satisfying."

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