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GL Staff Accountant


Posted by Leatherman on 03/14/2023

Job Basics

Industry Sector: , Action, Bike, Fishing, Fitness, Hunting/Shooting, Lifestyle, Outdoor, Snow, WaterSports

Job Categories: Accounting, Finance

Company Type: Accessories, HardGoods/Equipment, Recreation, Retail

State: OR

City: Portland

Country: United States

Required Experience: 3 - 5 years

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: 55,000-65,000

Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

Our GL Staff Accountant will be responsible for our North America Direct-to-Consumer (ecommerce, Amazon, etc.) financial transactions including cash reconciliation, general ledger postings, sales tax and inventory analysis.  They may also assist with other accounting tasks and provide support to a fast paced, team oriented, accounting department.  

Essential Functions

  • Perform daily bank reconciliation and validate against accounts receivable cash receipts and accounts payable disbursements for bank reconciliation.
  • Update cash worksheets and posting of all cash receipts.
  • Responsible for data integration; download of third party payment transactions for Direct-to-Consumer business, validate, and migrate data for upload into our ERP system through general ledger posting.
  • Reconciles Direct-to-Consumer payments against bank cash deposits.
  • Develop ways to manage large volumes of data and streamline the order to cash process.
  • Prepare EFT payments for general ledger postings.
  • Analyze and reconcile sales tax and GST related GL liability accounts against Avalara tax filings in a timely, accurate and efficient manner and prepare related adjustments to those account.
  • Prepare audit schedules and support documentation for sales tax accounts.
  • Support federal, state, and provincial sales tax audits. Research and resolve tax notices, as needed.
  • Contribute to and improve the reconciliation processes.
  • Perform other accounting related tasks and duties as needed.
  • Assist Controller with other federal and state issues and projects, as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business including general accounting. A combination of applicable work experience and college level course work in accounting may be substituted.
  • At least 3+ years of working experience in accounting.  
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles and control requirements.
  • High level of experience in Excel and/or Microsoft Access.
  • Work experience using ERP, Microsoft Dynamics AX a plus.

We care about the Health and Wellbeing of our Employees

Leatherman believes having healthy employees contributes to a healthy and productive workplace and community. While we're all responsible for our own overall health and well-being, Leatherman works toward helping employees make healthy lifestyle choices and changes that improve their health and overall quality of life through its many Health and Wellbeing Resources.

  • Medical/dental/vision
  • Free/low cost on-site primary care health center
  • 401(k) plan with company matching
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Flexible spending and health savings accounts
  • Behavioral health programs
  • Pet insurance
  • Onsite health coaching
  • Lifestyle and fitness programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Employee volunteer program
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Onsite fitness center
  • Paid time off

About Leatherman

Leatherman is the world leader in the design and manufacturer of innovative, high quality, compact, multi-purpose tools.