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Senior Accountant

Bellevue, WA
by Seattle Search Group

Accounting And Finance

Job Description

• Participate in the monthly financial close process, including preparation of journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts, and performing variance analysis. May perform first level review of deliverables prepared by others.
• Understand business drivers and their effect on financial results to ensure business changes are accurately reflected in the financial statements and explained in variance analysis.
• Identify and communicate issues or areas for process improvements, drive towards resolution, and help implement best practices.
• Maintain knowledge of current accounting standards and SEC reporting requirements to ensure proper application in comanies close and financial reporting process.
• Support the SOX control program.
• Support quarterly and annual financial audits performed by internal and external auditors.
• Effectively partner with cross-functional teams to support business initiatives.
• Responsible for other projects as assigned.

Job Requirement

THE EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING Required Qualifications
  • Minimum 2+ years of progressive experience in accounting or finance.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Public accounting or public company experience.
  • CPA or Chartered Accountant.
  • Communications, technology, or retail industry experience.
  • Possess a strong understanding of accounting theory, current accounting issues, accounting systems, and internal controls.
  • Demonstrated ability to make fact-based decisions and recommendations.