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The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Accountant in Lake Oswego, Oregon

At Greenbrier, we do the hard work that matters. The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of freight rail and marine transportation equipment and services, powering the movement of products around the world. Greenbrier's innovation and engineering expertise pairs with our capacity to build and repair freight transportation equipment. This allows us to provide an unrivaled level of service to our customers across the Americas, Europe and countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Greenbrier also provides asset management services and a unique railcar leasing syndication platform that brings us into contact with the world's leading fixed asset investors.

Greenbrier's heritage of hard work and industrial innovation is celebrated at every level of our organization. We structure our business to support teams that deliver innovative solutions for our customers and positively impact the world around us.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare journal entries and journal entry postings

  • Perform general ledger reconciliations

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial statements and operating reports for internal and external use. Prepare and distribute contractually required reports

  • Perform ad hoc requests, field questions, and projects assigned

  • Read lease agreements/contracts

  • General ledger reconciliations for several GL accounts including but not limited to prepaid assets, various liability accounts, deferred revenue, accrued revenue, advance billings of lease revenue, and debt related accounts

  • Provide account coding to external departments for GL

  • Perform account variance and trend analysis

  • Assist with interim and annual audits; both external and internal

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field

  • 3+ years of experience in public accounting or private industry

  • Advanced Excel and Word skills required

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles required

  • CPA or CPA Candidate a plus

  • Experience in Epicor a plus

  • Lease accounting experience a plus

  • High level of accuracy, thorough and detail-oriented, and the ability to multi-task and prioritize work

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, must be able to understand complex transactions and issues with a demonstrated ability to think outside the box

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to deliver excellent customer service

  • Proven ability to work in a team environment as well as independently with minimal direction, and the ability to interact confidently with external parties and leadership

  • Ability to read and comprehend legal documents (i.e. lease agreements)

  • Demonstrate ethical and moral behavior, unquestionable integrity and character

Company: Greenbrier Leasing Company LLC

Functional Group: Accounting/Finance

EOE/Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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