Contract Senior Accountant in Seattle, WA at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/26/2020

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    Seattle, WA
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Job Description

For a skilled roll-up-your-sleeves senior level accountants!

Our client has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Accountant contract role located in the Seattle area.


  • Maintain close schedule & timely monthly, quarterly, and annual closes.
  • Oversee all accounting (AR, AP, Revenue Recognition).
  • Routine reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Preparation of journal entries
  • Fixed asset tracking.
  • Maintenance of accessible and documented paper records system
  • Maintenance of accessible and secure virtual records
  • Manage purchasing process and expenses.
  • Support annual budgeting and actual vs. budget analyses.
  • Cooperative enforcement and management of internal controls and reporting.
  • Support annual financial and periodic tax audits
  • General ledger analysis - to identify anomalies or areas for improvement
  • Ensure accounts reasonably reflect activity and GAAP standards.
  • Financial management and Board reporting.
  • Support and/or lead annual and periodic budgeting
  • Maintain cash forecast
  • Maintaining a schedule of federal, state, local tax and compliance filings.
  • Maintaining loan covenants and loan compliance reporting


  • Highly proficient in Excel.
  • Strong communication skills - able to describe complex accounting transactions and their impact on financial statements.
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and technical accounting skills.
  • Self Starter, detailed, well organized, and committed to continuous improvement.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal effectively with a variety of people.
  • Experience with excise tax a plus.

Accountants, let Vaco advocate for you and you'll have an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job. Our client has an immediate opportunity for an Accountant. Instead of being another faceless resume, let Vaco promote your strengths to the hiring manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the market-keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities. If you're an experienced Accountant and you want to partner with the best, apply today!