Junior Accountant

Robert Half
Portland, Oregon, United States
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description

This job available through Robert Half Finance may be the role for you, if you're looking for work as an Accounting Clerk where you could grow your career with a thriving company. This Accounting Clerk position at a reputable business is for someone who can handle matching invoices to purchase orders and/or vouchers, data entry, and assisting in the process of Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R). The Accounting Clerk position is a full-time opportunity and is situated in the Portland, Oregon, area. The company boasts terrific benefits, a wonderful work space/office, and a dynamic team culture.

Major responsibilities

- Support accounts payable by filing vendor invoice and disbursements and by matching & filing A/P invoices

- Handle Accounts Receivable tasks: process daily invoices/credit, apply cash receipt, and help with collection of past due balance

- Carry out other related duties and work on special projects as assigned

- Code documents using the proper classification of expenditure codes and accounting codes

- Use various methods to add financial information to journals and ledgers

- Reconcile discrepancies by examining possible sources of disagreement, recreating likely actions, and identifying the effect on other accounts; prepare correction documents as needed

- Utilize a number of sources to create statements and reports

- Perform general accounting tasks, such as G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, and other ad hoc projects


- Be able to prioritize workload and perform in a fast-paced and challenging environment

- Spreadsheet and ERP system experience preferred

- Bank Account Reconciliation experience preferred

- Accounts Receivable (AR) experience highly desired

- Adeptness in Aged Receivables

- Comprehensive knowledge of SAP

- Command of ADP Financial Services

- Deep understanding of account reconciliation

- Excellent data entry skills

- AA or BS/BA in Accounting or related field preferred