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Accounting Manager

Job Summary

The Accounting Manager is responsible for managing all accounting activities for the corporation, which includes day-to-day accounting activities company-wide and managing the accounting staff.


  • Maintains detailed accounting records to support all payroll, pensions and benefits balances to ensure accuracy of financial statements
  • Works collaboratively with payroll, benefits, and risk management departments to investigate and develop standard procedures for handling and reconciling transactions and accrual requirements, as well as preparing monthly analyses
  • Works closely with the Financial Reporting Senior Accountant and assist with the month-end closing process
  • Properly executes controls to ensure compliance with JSOX
  • Prepares all accounting reports and records to support monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Manages and provides direction to accounting staff members; provides strategic direction to field accounting representatives


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field


  • SAP experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of GAAP, FASB and IFRS reporting standards
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, especially in complex reconciliation functions
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel and Word


At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees.  Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from.  All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans.  Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.


Accounting Manager

Job Req ID:  1301
Job Type:  Salaried

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