Career Opportunities

Role: Accounting Operations Specialist

Company: Oregon Dairy CouncilLocation: Tigard, OR

Full-time, Hybrid Remote

Deadline to Apply: 12pm, Monday, July 1st, 2024

Starting Pay Range: $26.54 – $31.85 per hour

Are you looking for a new role where you can make an impact? Do you enjoy accounting work and diving into the details? If so, we may have the right job for you!

We are the Oregon Dairy Council. Our origins trace back to as early as 1918, when we were created to advance the benefits of dairy nutrition. Our mission is “through innovation and education, we advance the success of Oregon dairy farmers and dairy communities to inspire lifetime consumers.” Under the supervision of our executive director, our team of professionals develop and execute a strategic plan that includes programming in nutrition, school wellness, communications, and business development. 

We have an opportunity for an experienced Accounting Operations Specialist to join our small team.

This position works closely with and in support of the Chief Financial Officer in the areas of accounting, assessment management, contracts/records management, and general office management duties.  This position also acts as the internal contact for employees in the matters of expense reimbursement and credit card expense reconciliation.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Process accounts payable, other cash disbursements, accounts receivable, and other cash receipts.
  • Assist with monthly accounting close process including account reconciliations, journal entries, and internal and external financial reporting.
  • Assist the Chief Financial Officer with monthly third-party payroll processing and subsequent reporting.
  • Manage the sending, signing, and tracking of all contract documents.
  • Assist employees with supply orders, office-related needs, and operations-related questions.
  • Coordinate Board meetings and event accommodations.

This position requires a minimum of two years of experience performing bookkeeping duties and the ability to follow general accounting procedures.

Other requirements include:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.).
  • Strong organization and planning skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage and adjust workload/priorities independently.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to be solution oriented.
  • Creative approach to sharing information in an understandable way.
  • Strong, persuasive writing skills and good grammar.
  • Accountability for own decisions and work outcomes.
  • Ability to develop and maintain genuine, strong, working professional relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences.

The Accounting Operations Specialist position is full-time and works a hybrid schedule with three days in our office located in Tigard, OR.

This position is non-exempt with a starting pay range of $26.54- $31.85 per hour, depending on experience. We offer a competitive benefit package that includes health, vision, dental and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, Oregon Public Employees Retirement System benefits (PERS), along with generous vacation, sick and holiday schedules.

If this sounds like the right job for you, please submit your resume to Cascade Employers is assisting with this recruitment process.

To be considered for the initial review, please send your resume by 12:00pm (PST) on Monday, July 1st. This position is open until filled.

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