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Senior Accountant in Seattle, WA at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/22/2019

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Job Description

Senior Accountant - Sr. Accountant - GAAP - CPA - Certified Public Accountant - C.P.A.- Startup - Start-Up - E-commerce - Ecommerce - Inventory - Distribution - Retail - Audit - Assurance - GL



Do you work in public accounting and are looking for your first role in industry before the dreaded busy season? Are you a sharp GL Accountant with industry experience in e-commerce, retail, distribution, or manufacturing? If one of these applies to you, then we encourage you to consider exploring a really cool Senior Accountant opportunity that we are working for…details are below to see why we think this is for you!

An innovative, growing company is searching for a Senior Accountant to add to their team. They are serious about making a hiring decision (permanent/direct hire) and are aggressively looking for candidates to interview immediately. This position encompasses maintaining financial records, performing financial analysis, account reconciliations, financial closing, and creating financial statements. The ideal Senior Accountant is knowledgeable in GAAP and internal controls, but also is personable with an outgoing personality! If you feel you meet the qualifications, then please read the full job description below to see if you would be a good fit


What you need for this Sr. Accountant role:

  • 5+ years of accounting experience in CPA firms or retail or e-commerce industry
  • Public company/ SEC experience (from industry or from within public accounting)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • CPA or working towards licensure
  • Strong GAAP knowledge and audit practices and principles
  • 2+ years of GL experience
  • Inventory accounting a plus
  • Ability to meet deadlines in fast-paced and growing work environment
  • Excellent multitasking and organizational skills with a focus on results
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel
  • Deadline-oriented with superb time management and focus on results

What you will be doing in this Sr. Accountant role - You will:

  • Ensuring accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end closings
  • Ensuring financial records are maintained in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, policies and procedures
  • Establishing and monitoring the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
  • Account reconciliations and posting journal entries
  • Facilitate annual audit
  • Create procedures for best practices in accounting for process improvement
  • Monitor financial operational performance

What is in this Sr. Accountant role for you:

  • Opportunity to work for a dynamic, brand name company
  • Outstanding management team and skilled executives
  • Highly visible role with great exposure
  • Super high growth - quick promotion opportunity

So, if you are a public accountant looking to leave the CPA world or have accounting industry experience in retail or ecommerce, then we want to hear from you! Please apply to this Senior Accountant role ASAP so that we can jumpstart your career!



Work Authorization: U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor.

Work Location: All candidates must be located in the Greater Seattle area and able to perform job duties located in downtown Seattle.

Job Requirements

CPA, Certified Public Accountant, Accounting, GAAP, Analysis, Tax, Financial Statements, Close, Reconciliation, Reporting, Audit