Willamette Dental Group

Staff Accountant

Job Locations OR-Hillsboro
Job Req #
# of Positions
Exp. (Years)
Job Post Information* : Posted Date
1 month ago(1/18/2018 11:24 AM)
Pos. Category
Accounting/Finance - Positions
Pos. Type
Full Time Regular
5 8-Hour Days

Company Overview

With more than 400,000 patients throughout our 50+ practice locations in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, and a built-in specialty referral network to more than 30 specialists, Willamette Dental Group has been a leader in preventive and proactive dental care since 1970. What makes this multi-specialty group practice unique, and better, is a commitment to proactively facilitating the best possible health outcomes.

As a member of the Willamette Dental Group team, we offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience. We are a performance based culture and offer a generous and comprehensive benefit package. Among the many amenities we offer are medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, and a robust wellness program. Additionally, we offer a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match, tuition assistance, discounted monthly Trimet pass, and much more. Our Hillsboro, Oregon Administrative Headquarters are conveniently located in the growing Orenco Station neighborhood, just blocks from the MAX stop and within easy walking distance to many local shops and restaurants.

Job Responsibilities

The Staff Accountant will assure proper preparation, processing and handling of monthly general ledger records, related information and procedures in support of company policies and governmental rules and regulations. This position will also assist and support all departments and locations in related tasks, input and maintain the accuracy of all general ledger records in the company’s electronic database.

•Prepare, input and process all recurring journal entries and assist in or prepare non-recurring journal entries and other information required for monthly processing for multiple companies.
•Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations.
•Record all activity related to capital leases, including preparation of amortization schedules, posting of journal entries, account analysis and recordkeeping.
•Perform regular reviews of accounts and related information to ensure accuracy and timelines from internal sources and assist in development of improvements in system and electronic processes.
•Maintenance of general ledge records and related records in a neat and organized manner for easy filing and retrieval of documents as needed.
•Resolve questions and issues from managers and employees in a polite and helpful manner.
•Mentor and train accounting staff members and others with general ledger processes.
•Maintain confidentiality in accordance with company policies, with respect to employee and other financial information.

Non-Essential Position Functions
•Prepare, input and process all intercompany journal entries on an as needed basis, including follow up procedures and account reconciliations, including but not limited to ensuring proper inclusion in regular processing and reports.
•Research of account activity on an as needed basis, preparation of related reports and schedules and provide support to monthly closing procedures, including but not limited to internal needs and external reports such as periodic financial statements. Assist in preparation of year end closing and related reports.

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s or Associate degree preferred in finance, accounting or business related field and a minimum of three years’ work experience in general ledger accounting functions is required OR equivalent combination of education and experience which will provide the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Prior experience processing intercompany transactions is preferred. Experience with Great Plains is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
•General ledger accounting and ability to research related issues.
•Basic bookkeeping, financial accounting and budgeting principles.
•Working knowledge of ERP systems.

Skill in:
•Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office Applications with an intermediate to advanced skill level in Excel and Word.
•Written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout company organization.
•Organizational skills and attention to detail.
•10-key by touch with a high degree of accuracy.

Ability to:
•Take initiative in meeting primary accountabilities and work with minimal supervision.
•Function within a dynamic, fast-paced and changing structure.
•Be detail oriented with focus on accuracy.
•Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical difference.
•Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
•Effectively present information and respond to questions.


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