Genesee & Wyoming

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Full Time

Senior Accountant (296093-841)

Genesee & Wyoming - Salem, Oregon

Posted: 11/13/2018


  • Prepares monthly and quarterly financial statements including journal entry preparation and review
  • Prepares analysis and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Prepares various required reports for management, including but not limited to, capital spending, government grants, and property tax reporting
  • Prepares for and participates in internal and external audits. Assisting with the preparation of the annual budget and associated analysis; working closely with regional and road functions
  • Assisting with the preparation of quarterly rolling forecasts and associated analysis; working closely with regional and road functions
  • Continually assess effectiveness and efficiency of the region’s processes, identifying and implementing opportunities for improvement
  • Responsible for reviewing and posting manual sales invoices
  • Assisting with the preparation of financial presentations to Senior Management
  • Other projects, as required


Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to Accounting Manager

Required Skills

Technical Competencies

  • Accounting knowledge
  • Data analysis
  • Strategic perspective
  • Working with people
  • Strong ERP background 
  • Internal control structures


General Competencies

  • Communication
  • Cross cultural awareness
  • Decision making
  • Managing across organizational boundaries
  • Client service



  • Accurate
  • Detail oriented
  • Enjoys challenging work
  • Versatile
  • Organized
  • Ethical
  • Independently motivated

Required Experience

  • BS Accounting or Business Administration, CPA/MBA preferred and a minimum of 8 -10 years related experience
  • Position requires good communication skills and the ability to deal effectively with all levels
  • Advanced computer skills including Windows and the Microsoft Office Suite; experience in Microsoft Dynamics-GP ERP environment a plus
  • Experience with legal contracts a plus


Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws. 

Job Location

Salem, Oregon, United States

Position Type


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