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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Seattle, Washington


If you're interested in becoming a critical part of an innovative company, Robert Half Finance has an opportunity for a full-time Staff Accountant. Are you driven by a challenging work environment with many components? You might thrive in this role. You might be a good fit for this Staff Accountant position if you can prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. This role will involve internal reporting during the monthly close, participation in compliance, interaction with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and reviewing schedules reporting processes. Based in the Seattle, Washington area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. If you're a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets, this may be the role for you.

Location: Seattle, Washington

Industry: non-profit

Title: Staff Accountant

Salary/Benefit: DOE

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Manage accounts payable and employee credit cards to ensure accurate and timely payment of payables and resolution of any discrepancies

  • Help maintain the general ledger, including month-end account reconciliations and closings

  • Upload electronic invoices to the accounting system

  • Oversee the vendor database and work with staff to ensure that active contracts follow protocols

  • Confirm that contractor invoices are within the terms of contractor agreements and scopes of work

  • Coordinate efforts between payroll and human resources to ensure proper flow and management of employee data

  • Assist with semi-monthly payroll processing including review of approved timecards for accuracy and posting activity to the general ledger

  • Work closely with the grants management team to ensure accuracy of grantee information and timely grant payments

  • Contribute one’s own ideas, perspectives, and lived experiences to the emerging culture

  • Assume other responsibilities and explore new opportunities that arise with the evolving needs and aspirations


  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

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Salary: DOE

Location: Seattle, WA

Date Posted: January 11, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 04410-0011665704

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance