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Senior Accountant Lead in Portland, OR at Headway Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 5/1/2018

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Job Description

Headway Workforce Solutions is currently seeking a Senior Accountant Lead for a 5+ month contract opportunity in Portland, OR with our partner, a rate-regulated utility company that provides reliable, affordable, and environmentally responsible energy to customers in Iowa, Illinois, South Dakota, and Nebraska.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant work experience that has contributed to the development of proven accounting, regulation, interpretation, and application skills, financial and economic analysis skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of GAAP, company accounting policies, procedures and practices, and company accounting systems.
  • Analysis skills including gathering and analyzing complex financial or economic data and providing recommendations based upon analysis.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet applications when conducting analysis and financial/economic modeling.
  • Understanding of the impact of Sarbanes Oxley legislation on publicly traded companies.
  • Provides professional accounting services utilizing U.S. and U.K. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Preparation of regulatory statements, internal/external financial statements and tax returns
  • Analysis of financial and/or economic data.
  • Responsibilities include interpreting and implementing Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to produce monthly consolidated financial statements.
  • Develop financial statements, footnotes, and disclosures for Securities and Exchange Commission, debt compliance, and other regulatory and internal financial reports.
  • Collect data for reporting, analyze data, resolve reporting issues, and develop analysis to explain variances.
  • Adjust entries required under GAAP.
  • Analyze complex financial or economic data and provide recommendations based upon analysis.
  • Test and review A/P invoices for accuracy of entry.

Additional Information
  • 40 hour work week
  • Monday - Friday
  • 1 hour Lunch
  • 5 Month contract role

Headway Workforce Solutions 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, Headway Workforce Solutions 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.


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