Accounting Assistant - Seattle

Position Summary:

The Accounting Assistant will provide administrative and general bookkeeping/accounting support to the Corporate Accounting department. The work will be centered throughout the Accounts Payable portion of the Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the CFO, Accounting Manager and the Accounts Payable Lead as needed with daily tasks and projects.
  • Work within the role of Accounts Payable assistant.
  • Assist with the processing and posting of the daily accounts payable.
  • Assist with the Company Credit Card Statement, Expense Reports and Misc. check requests.
  • Assist with the weekly check runs.
  • Manage and maintain the Accounts Payable/Expense Reports/Credit card filing.
  • Interact and respond to/with vendor requests

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Track select Principals expenses and prepare expense reports.
  • Reconcile credit card statements for Seattle Principals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Confidentiality.
  • Strong English communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail a must.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities accurately while meeting team deadlines.
  • Ability to professionally interact with a diverse blend of personalities.
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate a professional, respectful demeanor in keeping with the firm's culture and values.
  • Broad computing experience, to include proficiencies in Microsot Word and Excel. Strong internet skill sets a must. Be adaptable to additional software packages to include projects/accounting software.

Experience, Education and Certification:

  • Accounting experience ( specifically Accounts Payable) and education preferred.
  • Experience in the architecture, engineering or planning industry preferred.
Job Location: 
Seattle, WA

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