Accountant 2 - CW in Portland, OR at Volt

Date Posted: 9/6/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Portland, OR
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    36 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    9/6/2019
  • Job ID:
    195987
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    503/227-3332

Job Description

Accountant 2

Downtown, Portland

9-month opportunity (possible extension)

$36 Hourly

Great opportunity to gain a wide-range of experience in a large Insurance and Financial service provider! 

What is in it for you:

  • Work in the heart of downtown Portland
  • Close to public transportation, food carts, and Wednesday Farmers Market. 
  • Local company that supports communities where we live and work
  • Supportive team environment
  • Consistent work schedule- Weekends Off

Key objective for the Role:

  • Support the preparation of quarterly and annual consolidated GAAP financial statements and footnotes. This includes drafting, editing and compiling internal and external sources to support financial and non-financial disclosures within quarterly and annual reports.  
  • Assist key personnel in drafting and editing internal and external communications to rating agencies and other key stakeholders.
  • Assist with research and documentation of technical accounting matters and new accounting pronouncements, as well as utilizing financial accounting and reporting research tools to ensure complete disclosures.
  • Conduct special studies and analyses, develop alternatives, present recommendations to management and influence management decisions.
  • Research, analyze, develop and implement new strategies, programs, and/or processes in response to changing internal and external conditions. May lead other employees in performing accounting and financial reporting activities.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or other related area
  • CPA preferred or in process of
  • 3-4 years of public accounting audit experience or similar
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP and key principles of application for a wide array of finance and accounting areas
  • Experience in the preparation of financial statements and footnote disclosures
  • Superior writing skills
  • Strong PC skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical/problem-solving skills
  • Proven interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Pre-employment screenings: Drug Screen, Background Check and Education Verification.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or other related area
  • CPA preferred or in process of
  • 3-4 years of public accounting audit experience or similar

How to Apply:

Please apply directly or call the Portland branch at 503-227-3332. Please ask for Maureen Wehrley or Liisa Erickson.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.