Accounting Supervisor in Schnitzer - Portland, OR (Clay St Offices) at Cascade Steel

Date Posted: 9/7/2018

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Job Description

Cascade Steel and Scrap (CSS) is a division of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. The CSS Accounting Supervisor reports to the CSS Accounting Manager. The Supervisor coordinates, supervises and reviews CSS-Steel accounting, ensuring accuracy for the CSS-Steel general ledger. The Supervisor partners with CSS-Steel Operations and Corporate Accounting teams to ensure consolidated monthly reporting is accurate and all month-end and quarter-end tasks are completed timely. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the accurate review of journal entries; account analysis; flux analysis; cash flow statement preparation; supervision of a Senior Accountant; daily invoicing oversight; ensuring that SOX and operational controls are functioning; and other duties which require strong understanding of financial statements. The Supervisor is involved in the month end closing, general ledger account reconciliations, internal/external audit support, tasks associated with managing the close cycle and continuous improvement of the accounting environment.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • CPA is preferred.
  • 4+ years of accounting experience including responsibility for company general ledger, cost accounting and financial statements preferred. Understanding of U.S. GAAP.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel software, ERP systems (preferably ORACLE) and 10-key competency.
  • Proven organizational skills, analytical skills and research skills.
  • Prior experience in review analysis.
  • Ability to manage, build relationships and has excellent communication skills.
  • Willingness to challenge conventional thinking for the betterment of the company.

PLEASE NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

All U.S. applicants must be 18 years of age or older and all Canada applicants must be 16 years of age or older.

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. participates in e-verify for all U.S. new hires.

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. administers a pre-employment drug screen and background check for U.S. new hires.

All new hires must review and sign an Arbitration Agreement. This applies to all U.S. non-union employees.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, disability status, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, age, prior industrial injury, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status under local, state or federal law.