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Accounting Manager

Certified Languages International, LLC Portland, OR

  • Posted: April 15, 2021
  • Full-Time


Accounting Manager



Reports to: CFO

Location: Portland, Oregon

Date: 4/14/21


Job Description:

The Accounting Manager will play a hands-on role, reporting directly to the CFO, focusing on timely preparation and review of the monthly and annual financial statements. This includes daily transactional accounting, processing and oversight, client billing, collections, and vendor payment management. This role will also be responsible for training and developing staff to ensure continuous development & improvement. Other responsibilities will include technical accounting research and documenting policies and procedures, and designing controls.


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead month end and annual closing in order to provide accurate and timely financial reporting and analysis, including monthly and annual financial statements and corresponding reports
  • Ensure that all financial information is recorded in accordance with GAAP and applicable regulations and is consistent with established company policy and procedures
  • Review journal entries and account reconciliations as part of the month-end close process
  • Reconcile bank accounts and credit card statements
  • Daily and monthly cash management, including client billing, collections, and vendor payment management
  • Maintain the accounting records consistent with current accounting standards and practices by preparing and/or reviewing appropriate general ledger entries and reconciliations
  • Manage ad hoc requests and questions directed to Accounting
  • Perform technical accounting research, as needed or as required
  • Train and develop staff
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with policies, systems, and controls designed to safeguard assets, streamline operations, and produce timely, consistent, and reliable financial reporting



Knowledge, skills and abilities required:


  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, and/other software tools commonly used by accounting professionals
  • Willingness to be very hands-on with the ability to think systematically
  • Ability to create and manage complex accounting and reporting systems and processes in high volume, fast-growing enterprises
  • High degree of integrity including the ability to successfully deal with sensitive information
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical and organizational skills
  • Flexible, can-do, self-starter with the ability to actively manage activities across multiple projects Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • People management experience



Education and/or Experience:

  • Licensed CPA
  • 5 + years of relevant experience, including 3 years of public accounting experience
  • BS in Accounting, or related degree






Certified Languages International, LLC


Portland, OR
97204 USA


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