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Accounting Manager

Kforce Finance and Accounting Portland Full-Time
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Kforce has a client that is seeking a Accounting Manager in Portland, Oregon (OR). Summary: The Accounting Manager position will lead the accounting team for the brand, headquartered in Portland, OR. As the leader of the accounting team, you will be responsible for direct supervision of the Accounting team and oversee all accounting projects and strategic initiatives. Your responsibilities would also include cost accounting including developing, documenting, analyzing, and maintaining product and project costing in setting and meeting business objectives. In this role, you will partner closely with the Finance Department to ensure the financial integrity of the brand, as well as acting as the liaison for Accounting initiatives for the brand. Essential Duties:
  • Oversee the Accounting team and activities, including payables, receivables, deposits for efficient processing, optimal cash integrity, proper recording and controls as well as inventory/costing
  • Oversee brand month end close process
  • Support the overall tactical goals of the Accounting department, as well as develop and implement long term strategic objectives to support the brand
  • Maintain an effective system of control to preserve brand assets, ensure financial integrity, and prevent fraud
  • Act as liaison with cross functional partners to ensure compliance to accounting standards and processes
  • Oversee the implementation of Accounting cost initiatives and projects
  • Perform monthly reconciliations on all inventory accounts
  • Monitor the physical inventory according to financial standards and determines acceptable level of process controls to ensure inventory accuracy
  • Make recommendations for changes in costing to improve inventory cost accuracy
  • Have leadership responsibility for Accounting team


  • You have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • You have a minimum of 2 years of experience in cost/inventory accounting
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a corporate and or manufacturing accounting environment
  • You have prior experience in developing and leading a team
  • You are a self-starter, able to work independently, and have excellent analytical skills with a passion to improve processes
Technical Competencies required:
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Prior experience working with ERP systems, Microsoft Dynamics AX strongly preferred
  • Prior experience with Oracle Financials (General Ledger/Reports) strongly preferred
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Skills required

Business Development
Customer Relationship Management
Resolve Customer Issue
Sales Management
Achieve Client Need


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Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in the finance and accounting functional areas of general accounting, audit services, SEC reporting, periodic financial close and tax preparation support. From CFOs and controllers with Big 4 experience to entry level transactional accounting positions, Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to “Great People = Great Results” and offer exciting job opportunities with top finance and accounting companies across the United States. Kforce continues to look for experienced finance and accounting professionals to join our team of great people! 

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