Senior Staff Accountant

Finance & Accounting
in Seattle
, WA
Reference: 19-01799

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Sr. Staff Accountant will participate in the monthly close process, complete analysis of general ledger accounts, prepare and review various sales and use tax filings, and maintain the client’s fixed asset system.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the monthly close processes including preparation and review of journal entries
  • Complete analysis of General Ledger account fluctuations
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly sales and use tax filings
  • Perform detailed review, analysis, and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Assist in year end audit and taxes
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports and support senior management with projects, as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Must exercise diplomacy, discretion, sound judgment, and flexibility in varying situations, and must maintain confidentiality
  • Knowledge of standard accounting policies, procedures, and systems
  • Ability to multi-task and manage several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to develop alternative solutions to problems; comparing and analyzing data; preparing clear, concise, thorough, meaningful, and grammatically correct written reports, letters, memoranda, and other documents
  • Strong analytical skills a must
  • Ability to independently plan, organize, prioritize, schedule, coordinate, and make decisions relating to assigned tasks and responsibilities
  • Knowledge of Great Plains general ledger system and report writer module, Crystal, etc. and Windows operating systems software including, but not limited to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Minimum of three (3) years of financial accounting experience
  • Four year degree in accounting/finance