Junior 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: Junior Staff Accountant

We are in search of the best to provide accounting support to our businesses. In this role, you will start out primarily working in Accounts Payable: processing vendor payments, creating new vendor accounts, and reviewing vendor invoice coding.  Over time you can expect to be cross-trained throughout the department.

Wage: $24.00 - $26.00

Location: Renton, WA

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



  • Accounting Associates Degree with three years of general accounting experience OR bachelor’s degree in accounting with two years of general accounting experience
  • Experience working in a multiple company, multi-division, or multi-department environment 
  • Adept with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Customer service orientation: open and collaborative work style with internal and external customers
  • Professional behavior, even under a deadline-driven environment
  • Demonstrated success working in confidential, deadline-driven environments 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision on multiple tasks
  • Experience working MS Great Plains or similar general ledger software preferred

Responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Creating, analyzing, and maintaining vendor accounts.
  • Assist with maintenance of vendor contracts and agreements
  • Code vendor invoices accurately
  • Vendor invoice routing and approval; Integration processing to the accounting program
  • Process weekly vendor payment processing
  • Initiate positive contact with vendors to resolve invoicing issues
  • Calculate month-end accruals as needed
  • Prepare journal entries as needed
  • Assist with balance sheet reconciliations
  • Consistently and accurately maintain necessary account files and reports
  • Manage company credit card program
  • Assist with managing City, County, and State business licenses and registrations
  • Assist with managing Property and vehicle fleet tracking (licenses, insurance, lease agreements) Prepare other miscellaneous full-cycle accounts payable functions, as needed
  • Consistently and accurately maintain necessary account files and reports
  • Support insurance claims database and transactions
  • Interacts positively with internal and external customers
  • Positively suggest process improvements
  • Backup cash management and billing as needed

At Northwest Center, we do not just accept diversity and inclusion — we celebrate it, we support it, we live it. We flourish in it for the benefit of 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. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.