Senior Accountant (Seattle, WA)

Compensation Range
$85,000 - 95,000 per year

The Senior Accountant is responsible for applying accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information and preparing accurate and timely financial statements.

  • Support the monthly close and consolidation process, including preparation of journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Prepare various management accounting reports as needed (including complete financial statements) for monitoring of operating trends, margin analysis, etc.
  • Provide an open line of communication between the various terminal managers and/or joint venture partners for which they perform the job cost functions for, answering questions regarding the monthly results of their operation.
  • Provide communication to the Billing department and outside parties (i.e., port authorities) in researching unusual results or incomplete information.
  • Provide analysis of variances between financial results month-over-month and quarter-over-quarter
  • Preparation and review of various stand-alone audit reports
  • Assist with the optimization of accounting procedures.
  • Assist leadership with financial statement preparation.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Eligible employees (and their families) may qualify for medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as having basic life and accidental death insurance, short term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance. Employees will receive paid sick and vacation time, and company holidays if eligible. The company also offers up to twelve weeks of paid maternity leave, when applicable, 5 days of paid bereavement leave, and paid jury duty. Eligible employees can enroll in our company's 401k plan, as well as a retirement plan. Some employees may be eligible for discretionary and/or metric-based bonuses dependent on their position. The company also provides an Employee Assistance Program.
Onsite Status
Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • 3+ years of accounting experience.
  • BS/BA degree in Accounting or Finance (required)
  • Prior month-end close experience with a mid to large size company preferred.
  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Familiarity with statutory accounting principles.
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, etc.
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty.

Supervisory Responsibilities: No


Work Environment:

  • Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled office environment.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Exposure to computer screens.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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