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ACCOUNTANT

Company: Knife River - Southern Oregon Division Department: Accounting
Location: Medford, OR Hiring Manager: Tonya L Gilreath
Closing Date: 07/28/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Entry Level: $0 - $0 /month    
Job Summary:
Good pay! Good benefits! Good people! At Knife River, we take care of our team because we know it’s our people who make us successful. We are one of the 10 largest construction materials producers/contractors in the country! We offer competitive wages and a full benefit package.

Knife River has an immediate opening for a Senior Accountant.
Duties include:
- Support month-end and year-end close process.
- Preparation of journal entries, including all appropriate back-up information.
- Preparation of detailed balance sheet account reconciliations.
- Preparation of fixed assets and depreciation transactions.
- Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial related reports.
- Work with operations management to provide accounting and analytical support.
- Prepare royalty, property tax and insurance reports for external reporting.
- Assist with annual audit and tax return preparation.
- Assist in research, analysis and evaluation of existing and/or proposed accounting principles.
- Assist in establishing, maintaining and enhancing accounting controls and procedures.
- Provide assistance and analysis on special projects or other financial activities, as needed.
- Always work safely and take action to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes, and behaviors.
- Must maintain the highest level of confidentiality at all times.
- Travel may be required.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field with an accounting emphasis from an accredited college or university.
- Two or more years of progressive accounting experience.
- Proven knowledge and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
- Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
- Strong analytical and financial skills.
- Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
- High ethical and moral standards.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office programs with an intermediate to advanced ability with Excel.
- Professional work ethic.

Preferred Qualifications:
- CPA or CMA certified.
- Construction industry experience.
- JDEdwards and Oracle Business Intelligence software experience.
How To Apply
To be considered for this position, candidates must complete and submit an employment application at jobs.mdu.com by the posting deadline noted above. If unable to complete an application online you may print and send completed application to any Knife River NW address or stop in one of our locations to complete an application.

Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
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MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.
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