Senior Accountant

  • location: Bellevue, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $35 - $42 per hour
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job description

Senior Accountant

job summary:
This is a great opportunity in the Tukwila area for a Senior Accountant to join a midsize company. This position could go permanent for the right candidate, so please apply quickly if this is you!

Duties:

  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.
  • Produces payroll by initiating computer processing; printing checks, verifying finished product.Completes external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts; providing information for auditors.
  • Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements.
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
 
location: Bellevue, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $35 - 42 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 5 Years
 
responsibilities:
Duties:

  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.
  • Produces payroll by initiating computer processing; printing checks, verifying finished product.Completes external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts; providing information for auditors.
  • Avoids legal challenges by complying with legal requirements.
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
 
qualifications:
Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's degree required; CPA preferred
  • Experience: At least 5 years as an accountant; public accounting experience desired
  • Technical competencies: QuickBooks, Microsoft Office
 
skills: Bookkeeping, Cost Accounting, Due Diligence, Depreciation
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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