Senior Accountant (Seattle, WA)

Compensation Range
$85,000 - 95,000 per year
Location(s)

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.
Qualifications:
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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