• Accountant

    Job Locations US-OR-Hillsboro
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Accountant to join our growing team. This is a great opportunity to develop your Accountancy career within a Global TIC business.


    • Month-end management accounts preparation
    • Review and posting of accruals & prepayments
    • Payroll, sales adjustments
    • Review, challenge & posting of finance manager journals
    • Upload of P&Ls, Working Capital and Aged Debtors information into Cognos (Grp reporting system) and ensuring reconciliation to GL
    • Review month end reconciliations (incl Net Sales)
    • Inter-company accounting for group companies
    • Support the planning, budgeting and forecasting processes for European central functions
    • Capital projects approval tracking and expenditure reporting
    • Provide support to Finance Manager, Grp Tax Manager & UK labs on VAT / statutory reporting as required
    • Provide monthly reporting and analysis to Sector businesses and labs as required
    • Provide KPI monitoring and reporting for the Reporting team
    • Support of internal / external audit processes & ensure an effective control environment
    • Ad hoc duties as and when required to support ESS finance applications and initiatives

    Skills / Qualifications

    • CPA or Accounting qualification required
    • Will consider candidates who are qualified by experience
    • Experience of working in a similar position
    • Good systems and accounting experience essential
    • Microsoft AX, Adaptive Planning, HFM, Navision or Cognos experience desirable
      (although not required and training will be provided)
    • European accounting experience desirable
    • Teamwork and effective communication within a team
    • Ability to challenge and question accounting treatments
    • Self-starter, works own initiative and proactive
    • Self-confident in their own ability and in their accounting knowledge
    • Attention to detail especially regarding VAT and GL transactions
    • Positive, can-do attitude

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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