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Accountant

Company: Umpqua Bank
Location: Portland
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

JOB PURPOSEPerform accounting duties in various departments. Provide, analyze, and communicate accounting information from multiple systems, reports, and processes. Prepare internal and external financial data and reporting. Prepare account reconciliations.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES+ Prepare required standard entries and complete monthly closing routines.+ Identify, research, and correct account discrepancies.+ Assist or prepare various financial, regulatory, and management reports for internal and external audiences.+ Assist or prepare audit schedules; may compile data for preparation.+ Maintain and update accounting procedures for areas/tasks of responsibility.+ Analyze data and/or situations to obtain direction/answers using.+ Assist with projects and project support as directed.+ Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.+ May exercise some independence of thought but refers more complex problems to supervisor or other expert. Roles at this level are typically for those exhibiting strong basic executional capabilities and who are beginning to take on more responsibility.+ May provide technical guidance to less experienced staff members.+ Demonstrates compliance with all bank regulations for assigned job function and applies to designated job responsibilities -- knowledge may be gained through coursework and on-the-job training. Keeps up to date on regulation changes.+ Follows all Bank policies and procedures, compliance regulations, and completes all required annual or job-specific training.+ Maintain a working knowledge of Bank's written policies and procedures regarding Bank Secrecy Act, Regulation CC, Regulation E, Bank Security and other regulations as applicable to this job description.+ May be asked to coach, mentor, or train others and teach coursework as subject matter expert.+ Actively learns, demonstrates, and fosters the Umpqua corporate culture in all actions and words.+ Takes personal initiative and is a positive example for others to emulate.+ Embraces our vision to become "The World's Greatest Bank."+ May perform other duties as assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES NoneREQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES+ Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business or equivalent.+ 3-4 years of relevant work experience.+ Knowledge of Debt Capital Markets, Foreign Exchange and Hedge Accounting+ Ability to work effectively with individuals and as part of a team.+ Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft products and/or tax software, and other business office machines.+ Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.+ Significant experience, knowledge and understanding of US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and internal controls.+ Ability to plan, prioritize, organize, and execute assigned tasks.+ Ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing.PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS+ Office environment -- no specific or unusual physical or environmental demands.+ Occasional travel.Umpqua Bank is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, or disability. We maintain a drug-free workplace and may perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Keywords: Umpqua Bank, Portland , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Portland, Oregon

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