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Corp Lead Accountant 

Category Accounting/Finance  


About Alta:

Alta Bicycle Share designs, deploys, and manages bicycle share programs and systems worldwide.  Public bike sharing systems combine the convenience and flexibility of a private vehicle with the accessibility and reliability of mass transit. 

Benefits: A benefits package will be offered following a 90-day waiting period, provided that the employee meets eligibility requirements.

Overview of Position:

Alta is currently seeking an experienced Lead Accountant to join the team in our Portland, OR office location. The Lead Accountant is responsible for all of the day-today accounting tasks and will assist finance with budgets, analysis and internal reports.   The Lead Accountant will also be involved in setting up accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives.  This position works under the direction of the Controller.


Key Aspects of Position:

·       Reconcile all balance sheet accounts

·       Prepare monthly financial statements

·       Participate in the preparation of budgets and forecasts

·       Prepare invoices, taxes and other external compliance reports

·       Assist Controller in other accounting and analysis tasks as requested

·       Ability to meet deadlines

·       Ability to work in a fast paced environment

·       Effective communication skills


Benefits: A benefits package will be offered following a 90-day waiting period, provided that the employee meets eligibility requirements


Position Requirements


Required Skills and Experience:

·       Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

·       6-8 years of experience  in full cycle accounting

·       Strong G/L, A/P, A/R, J/E, Reconciliation skills

·       Experience with Month End Processing

·       Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Platform

·       This position may require hours that exceed 8 hours per day and/or 40 hours per week

·       This position may require travel


Preferred Skills and Experience:

·       Experience with Quickbooks and/or Net Suite

·       Experience with Government Contracts

·       Experience working in a growing, startup organization

·       Experience in a supervisory and/or training role

Experience working in an organization with multiple site locations



Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Close Date  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 5/16/2013  
Location Corporate - Motivate  

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