• General Accountant

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    Customer First | Integrity | Excellence | Teamwork | Fun!


    Peterson Holding has an immediate need for an experienced General Accountant at either our San Leandro, CA or Hillsboro, OR location. 


    About Us:

    At Peterson our Vision is to be our customers’ first choice.   We put our customers first and continually strengthen our partnerships through our employee’s hard work, ingenuity and determination.  Our 80 year history is a reflection of our collective efforts and focus.


    We provide a family oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth and professional achievement.   Critical to our continued success is hiring and developing exceptional employees.  We are deeply committed to providing an environment necessary to attract and retain engaged employees who will relentlessly strive to reach Peterson’s strategic goals and vision.  We have high standards for our employees, with good reason.  They represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values to customers and our team members.


    Why Peterson?

    We have high expectations and so do you.  You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and are looking for more than just a job.  We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family owned and operated business that really cares about employees.  If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining our team.  You can help us write more chapters in our success story as we move towards celebrating our 100 year anniversary.




    The person in the position provides general accounting services, assists in maintaining financial records and controls for the Division assigned; may perform general assignments or may be given responsibility for specific accounting functions.

    • Maintain and review Equipment Inventory Registers.
    • Assist in the preparation of month end closing, post journal entries and prepare various financial analyses and other accounting reports.
    • Maintain control of general and subsidiary ledgers.
    • Review and reconcile general ledger accounts and related reports and make necessary general ledger adjustments. Update Inventory detail, Dealer Business System, (DBS) and/or CDK as needed.
    • Analyze and report Gross Profit compared to prior year.
    • Prepare audit work papers and assist auditors.
    • Work with Senior Accountants to resolve operating statement problems, make adjustments as needed, perform ad hoc analyses/reports.
    • Perform special projects for Finance Management as needed.


    AA degree with Accounting classes required and three to five years’ work experience in accounting or the equivalent combination of education and experience.   Must be proficient in use of computer systems and 10-key calculator.  AS400 experience a plus.


    Peterson Holding Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.  Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A drug screen and background check is required.


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