Accounting Specialist

Administrative Seattle, Washington


Are you ready to leverage your previous experience?  Want to picture yourself sitting in NWC’s Accounting Department?

An example of a day in the life of working as an Accounting Specialist might look like…

You might handle routine general ledger bookkeeping, accounts payable or accounts receivable on a given day.  In addition, you might also prepare relevant reports and use your accounting skills and experience for problem solving. AP functions include vendor invoice routing, invoice coding, reviewing invoice approval, document matching, data entry, & check processing, GL tasks include journal entry preparation, account reconciliation, research questions regarding financial reports…

Location: Seattle, WA (South Park)

Schedule: Full Time – Monday-Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm

Wage: DOE

*To be considered for this role please include a cover letter that includes your salary/wage expectations*

We would love to hear from people who have the following Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Accounting and at least three (3) years Accounting experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Professional behavior, even under stressful conditions
  • Experience and success in working in confidential, deadline-driven environments
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision on multiple tasks
  • Experience with internet billing and licensing systems

Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):

  • Code invoices daily, route to department managers for approval, and input into accounting system
  • Verify invoice account coding and approval
  • Perform bi-weekly check runs
  • Research and/or resolve price and quantity discrepancies with purchasers and vendors
  • Initiate positive contact with vendors to resolve invoicing issues
  • Calculate month-end accruals
  • Track and maintain vendor terms
  • Record customer payments and reconcile deposits
  • Research and resolve customer payment discrepancies
  • Prepare journal entries as needed
  • GL account reconciliations
  • Prepare credit applications
  • Perform other full cycle bookkeeping functions, as needed
  • Consistently and accurately maintain necessary account files and reports
  • Manage Company Credit Card Program
  • Maintain City and State business licenses
  • Review/Maintain Vehicle License Tabs
  • Customer Service
  • Backup for Payroll and Accounts Receivable
  • Review File Clerk's AP work and post
  • Consistently meets input, processing, and production deadlines
  • Positively suggest process improvements
  • Other tasks as assigned

*To be considered for this role please include a cover letter that includes your salary/wage expectations*

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