Accounting Operations Manager

Portland, OR
Finance, IT and People


Reporting to the Controller, the Accounting Operations Manager plans, organizes, directs, and controls transactional processing operations in compliance with GAAP. They work with a broad knowledge of accounting principles and procedures to lead Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Pricing Coordination and Inventory Accounting to optimum efficiency and effectiveness, with a strong skill in process improvement. This is a Full-Time, exempt position.

Essential Functions

  • Manages the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable teams, ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of transactional processing and month-end close.
  • Develops and improves related processes and controls to ensure accurate and efficient reporting of expenses and revenue.
  • Develops and monitors transactional processing metrics to evaluate and improve efficiency.
  • Supports the integration of Netsuite into the A/P and A/R systems through evaluation and design of processes and systems testing.
  • Manages the vendor relationship and service level with the third-party payroll provider.
  • Frequently interacts with company management, as well as external customers and vendors.
  • Hires, trains, develops and manages the performance of accounting employees, providing ongoing training, feedback and timely performance reviews.
  • Supports financial and sales tax audit requests.
  • Performs special projects under the direction of the Controller and the CFO, and completes other duties as assigned.

Supervisory responsibilities

  • The role will lead a team of 5-6 employees


  • A minimum of five years experience in accounting, with hands-on supervisory experience in the various areas of accounting operations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • CPA preferred
  • Knowledge of ERP accounting required, Netsuite preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills required, with experience in PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent people leadership skills
  • Strong organizational and influencing skills, with a proven ability to streamline processes and enable efficiencies
  • Experience in the Consumer Products, Manufacturing and/or Retail industries preferred

Physical Demands

  • Ability to sit continuously at a computer
  • Ability to lift up to 5 pounds frequently and up to 25 pounds on occasion

Work environment

  • Work takes place in an office setting
  • Ability to work additional hours as necessary during peak times (e.g. month-end close, etc) and occasionally on an ad-hoc basis dependent on business needs.

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