Senior Accountant

Finance Seattle, Washington


Description

 

Job Title:Senior Accountant

Department:Finance

Reports To:Controller

Status:Exempt

 

Primary Objective: Responsible for preparing the monthly internal financial statements, including preparing journal entries and reconciling general ledger accounts.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares month-end consolidated financial statements, including journal entries, and conducting complex general ledger account reconciliations for multiple entities within the organization.
  • Analyzes and reconciles more complex balance sheet accounts, which includes identifying and resolving discrepant items, and researching with applicable stakeholders.
  • Prepares and records monthly investment journal entries, as well as maintains unitized accounting spreadsheet for all investments.
  • Assists with annual insurance renewal process with MLB.
  • Assists departments with financial statement related questions.
  • Organizes and records monthly revenue and cost of sales recognition for retail and parking operations.
  • Assists Controller and VP, Finance with state and local tax filings as well as other miscellaneous financial reporting requirements.
  • Contributes to audit preparation by providing requested documentation and analysis.
  • Prepares schedules for monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting both internally and externally.
  • Proactively identifies and implements process improvements.
  • Supports and assists staff accountants and accounting clerks.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned.

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):

  • Advanced skill level in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and 10-key data entry. Knowledge of Epicor, SAP Concur (Travel, Expense, Request & Invoice), and/or Workday Adaptive preferred.
  • Firm understanding of how to apply GAAP to General Ledger accounting.
  • Comprehensive understanding of all functional areas (revenue, A/R, A/P)
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt. Identifies and corrects errors. Is careful, alert and accurate, paying attention to details of the job.
  • Demonstrates through actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills. Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests. Is diplomatic, tactful and professional in all forms of communication.
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others. Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals. Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems. Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others.

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of accounting experience required.
  • CPA certification required, or in-process.