Staff Accountant

Administrative Renton, Washington


Accounting with a purpose starts here at Northwest Center! Join the inclusion revolution with Northwest Center’s Accounting Team!


NOW HIRING: Staff Accountant


We are in search of the best to provide accounting support to the multiple divisions within our organization. In this role, you will handle Accounts Receivable by coordinating activity for multiple invoice types, posting billing to internal and external systems (to include General Ledger), and pursue AR collections. This position provides customer service to our businesses by supporting customer billing, data entry, and AR support to Northwest Center’s different divisions.


Wage: $24.00 - $26.00 DOE

Location: Renton, WA

Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Check out the benefits Northwest Center has to offer here:


  • Accounting Associates Degree with four years Billing and Accounts Receivable experience OR an Accounting Bachelors Degree with three years of Billing and Accounts Receivable experience
  • Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains software experience is strongly preferred
  • Smart Connect or Integration experience preferred
  • Experience working in a multiple company, multi-division, or multi-department environment
  • Experience working with several billing systems (including online portals)
  • Adept with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Customer service orientation: open and collaborative work style with internal and external customers
  • Professional behavior, even under stressful conditions
  • Demonstrated success working in confidential, deadline-driven environments
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision on multiple tasks
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team


Essential Job Duties (this is not intended to be an all-inclusive list but rather an example):  

  • Receive, Review and Process billing for multiple divisions
  • Meet input, processing, and production deadlines with consistency, accuracy, and timeliness
  • Accurately input billings for payment using online external billing systems
  • New customer set up and credit determination processing
  • Verify customer, department, and account coding and approval
  • Integrate and record billings from input/source software applications into the general ledger
  • Create, analyze, maintain, and post adjustments or other information into customer accounts as needed (debit memos, credit memos, term discounts, etc.)
  • Prepare journal entries in a timely fashion, as needed
  • Regularly monitor receivables balances and internally coordinate appropriate follow-up in collaboration with operating divisions
  • Perform reconciliations of the account receivable subsidiary ledger to the general ledger
  • Perform other miscellaneous full-cycle accounts receivable functions, as needed
  • Track and maintain the current status of customer contracts
  • Maintain necessary account files and reports accurately and completely
  • Serve as backup for cash management position

If you need any assistance with the application process, please send us an email at and include the title of the role in the subject line.

At Northwest Center, we do not just accept diversity and inclusion — we celebrate it, support it, live it, and flourish in it to benefit our employees, the community, and our clientele. We believe that our strength lies within our diversity and the forward motion towards a day when people of all abilities can learn and work together. Northwest Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, including disability and veterans status.