Staff Accountant

Are you interested in joining an innovative and challenging yet supportive team? If so, then Merina+Co is the place for you. We are currently looking for strong, motivated individuals to join us as a Staff Accountant as part of our team providing municipal assurance services. We focus on your wants and understanding your needs. Our team is self-motivated, collaborative, and high energy, which makes this a great team to join.

Located in Tualatin, Oregon, we are a firm that focuses on municipal assurance and advisory services. Our size allows for us to maintain an open and relaxed atmosphere and we appreciate the importance of balancing a rewarding career with a satisfying personal life.  As part of Firm Foundation, we have access to the resources, experience, and professional knowledge base of a national organization while still providing the level of service and attention that only a locally owned, independent accounting firm can offer. As you search for your next career opportunity, you'll be glad you joined us at Merina+Co.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build and nurture strong professional relationships with teammates and clients.

  • Establish a knowledge of our firm's quality control and personnel policies and procedures. 

  • Know the rules and regulations for practice in the State of Oregon, and Code of Professional Conduct of the AICPA.

  • Apply principles of accounting to assist in analyzing financial information and help prepare financial reports.

  • May prepare balance sheets, profit and loss statements, etc.

  • Interact with clients in a professional manner and help ensure that information is communicated efficiently and effectively.

  • Assist team members with ongoing assurance engagements and prepare workpapers for review.

  • Continues professional development through on the job training, educational opportunities, and participation in professional organizations.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • 150 semester (225 quarter) hours in accounting coursework at an accredited college/university. 

  • Working towards eligibility to sit for the CPA exam.

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information, strong ethics and integrity.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills; ability to set and manage realistic expectations; ability to maintain professionalism and work positively and credibly with a wide variety of people even under adverse conditions; good judgment and decision-making; ability to analyze and resolve problems while managing multiple deadlines; ability to work within budgetary and time constraints.

  • Experience managing teams and multiple engagements or projects.

  • Highly self-motivated; ability to work well both independently and collaboratively as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

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