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The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Accounting Associate in Portland, 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. Combined, Greenbrier's asset management services unit and GBX Leasing subsidiary, own and/or manage a diverse portfolio of leased railcars.

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.


This unique position provides support to the Accounts Receivable Departments for GMO and Gunderson LLC activities. At times, this position could act as a backup to other accouting roles within similar scope of duties.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Trained as backup for AR Coordinator and Lead

  • AR Invoicing for GMO entities: Greenbrier-Concarril, Greenbrier-GIMSA and Gunderson, LLC

  • Prepare invoices for Intercompany Sales between Entities, monthly weld wire transactions, and one-off invoices as needed

  • Enter cash receipts, post non-cash transactions, and balance month-end cash/non0cash transactions for all three manufacturing facilities

  • Audit posted AR DAX invoices have been uploaded to SharePoint correctly

  • Cash forecast (AR portion)

  • Month-end AR reconciliations

  • Train new employees and be a source of knowlede to others regarding AR processes

  • Other accounting tasks as assigned


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The following generally describes requirements to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period to successfully perform the assigned duties.

  • 5 years combined accounts receivable (AR) and general leger (GL) experience, preferably manufacturing including:

  • G/L: Debit & Credit Activity, Customer Invoicing & A/R Postings, Journal Entries

  • General: SOX Compliance Experience, Strong Analytical Skills, Meticulous, High Accuracy

  • Proficient with integrated ERP systems (MS Dax preferred). MS Office - Intermediate skill level required, with strong emphasis on MS Excel

  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate well across organizations

*Bilingual in Spanish and English is preferred but not required

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Buisiness Administration, or related field preferred

Company: Gunderson, LLC

Functional Group: Accounting/Finance

EOE/Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled