Accountant in Seattle at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/22/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Seattle
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 4 years
  • Date Posted:
    5/22/2019
  • Job ID:
    ACCOU52861

Job Description

Accountant - Senior Accountant - Sr. Accountant - Senior Staff Accountant - GAAP - Advanced Excel

Accountants -- let Vaco advocate for you and you'll have an advantage over your competition! Our client has an immediate opportunity for an experienced Accountant. Instead of being another faceless resume, let Vaco promote your strengths directly 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!

A locally based company is actively seeking candidates for an Accountant role that directly supports the Controller in all major accounting functions. The key components of the Accountant role include transaction analysis, prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities for our client. If you are intelligent, motivated, and would like to take an active role in developing new processes then this is the role that you need. Please see the full job description below to see if this mirrors what you seek in your next opportunity!

What you need for this role:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business
  • CPA preferred
  • Advanced Excel, Intermediate Microsoft Office, and working knowledge of SAP financial and/or other accounting software
  • High-energy level relative to a strong desire to learn and understand the fundamentals in finance related areas - inventory, AR, AP, Financial Reporting, Financial Planning, General Ledger accounting
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability plan and organize priorities and a high-volume workload
  • Ability to implement quality control of work while meeting productivity standards in a timely manner
  • Adaptability and dependability to meet deadlines in a changing work environment

What you will be doing in this role - You will:

  • Reconcile GL, balance sheet, and intercompany accounts
  • Maintain contact with other departments, customers, and vendors to get and communicate information and/or correct transactions
  • Audit and discuss data and/or reports
  • Post journal entries
  • Assist with month-end close and account reconciliations
  • Accrual calculation and reconciliation
  • Financial statement variance analysis
  • Special projects and assignments as assigned

What's in this role for you:

  • Well-rounded exposure to all areas of accounting
  • Fun, casual company culture
  • Reports to a Controller we know well
  • Competitive compensation with outstanding benefits

So, if you are up and coming Accountant looking for your next role in a senior capacity then this role is for you - please apply today so we can introduce you to the company!

Job Requirements

Accounting, GAAP, Analysis, Tax, Financial Statements, Close, Reconciliation, Reporting