Staff Accountant in Seattle, WA at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/22/2022

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    Seattle, WA
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Job Description

Accountants, working with Vaco gives you an advantage over your competition through relationships with the human resources manager and hiring managers directly. We are currently looking to fill our client's Staff Accountant position and we want to hear from you! Think of us as an advocate who will promote your strengths and prepare you for your interviews supplying you with key info on our client.

Our recruiters will be able to provide great insight about trends in the market-keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities. If your background is in accounting and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As a Staff Accountant, you will play an integral role in accurately preparing our client's accounting records and performance. You will be responsible for a variety of general accounting functions as well as providing accounting support for senior staff if needed.

Staff Accountant responsibilities:

  • Ensure accounting records, monthly accounting close activities, and variance analyses are properly prepared, maintained and explained in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with AP Accountant to manage payables processes including processing of weekly check runs and provide backup for AP functions.
  • Provide back up to the A/R office and assist with loan reimbursements.
  • Fixed Asset accounting, Lease accounting, Tax preparation or Clinic accounting.
  • Preparation of supporting schedules and respond to inquiries for audits.
  • Manage internal controls and related procedure documentation for assigned areas
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and drive projects to completion.


  • Associated Degree in Accounting or at least 1 year of experience in an accounting or finance related environment
  • Non-profit and/or higher education experience highly desirable
  • Experience in computer accounting systems is a plus
  • Ability to enter data accurately and quickly with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in written and verbal communications
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Intermediate to advance skills in Microsoft Excel and Word


  • Full Benefits Package to review
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • Closed from Christmas Eve to New Years Eve
  • Almost 100 hours of PTO YEAR ONE!