Accountant in Seattle, Washington, United States with Green Diamond Resource Company

Accountant (Seattle, WA)

POSITION PURPOSE
Under limited direction and within broad framework of policies and procedures works independently, performing professional accounting activities for assigned major accounting functional area or significant accounting activity, such as General Ledger, Fixed Assets and Corporate/Operational Accounting. Provide assistance and support to staff related to assigned functional area and activities; and, evaluate, recommend and implement improvements to existing and new systems and processes.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (other duties may be assigned)
The following is a list of general job responsibilities for the Accountant II position. This list is not all-inclusive and may be broadened or changed to meet changing business needs.

  • Analyzes general ledger account balances
  • Develops financial and managerial accounting information
  • Suggests new accounting procedures and recommends improvements
  • Compiles financial information and assists in preparation of reports
  • Prepares account reconciliations and journal entries
  • Maintains certain general ledger accounts
  • Administers fixed asset system, maintains and prepares fixed asset schedules and reports
  • Prepares accounting and statistical reports for departments
  • Assists in preparing annual budget
  • Applies applicable accounting and reporting rules, and government regulations
  • Records financial transactions in accordance with (GAAP)
  • Prepares financial reports for financial analysis regarding account status
  • Participates in auditing projects
  • Prepares estimates for complex accounts
  • Supports other department personnel as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • Two to four years of related experience in accounting or finance
  • Demonstrated ability to research and interpret regulations involving GAAP, general accounting and taxes
  • Knowledge of transaction processing flow and internal controls
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite (advance Excel user)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to compose and edit correspondence
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Ability to conduct self in a professional manner and to maintain effective and professional relationships
  • Effective and productive communications skills; speaks well, communicates ideas clearly. Writes well, clearly and concisely. Is approachable and open to discussion
  • Learns, applies and retains new methods and information. Creative in solving problems. Exhibits a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges. Views obstacles as opportunities to learn and grow
  • Ability to complete a high volume of work, in a timely manner, while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to improve efficiency of existing processes, work well under pressure and maintain confidentiality
  • Maintain punctual and regular attendance
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; must be able to effectively deal with ambiguity
  • Ability to work and contribute in a team environment to meet departmental and Company goals
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated self-starter, takes on and completes work without prompting
  • Leads by example and exemplifies the Green Diamond Core Values in actions and behaviors
  • Ability to work with integrity, trust and commitment
  • Ability to foster and support a diverse, ethical and respectful workplace
  • Ability to share knowledge and participate in coaching and mentoring others
  • Ability to be adaptable, tolerant of ambiguities and open to change
  • Solutions-oriented team player
  • High level of confidentiality and discretion

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Normal office environment with moderate noise levels, occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs., regular walking, sitting, bending, twisting, standing and reaching.
  • Ability to perform consistent work on a PC.
  • Ability to work non-standard work hours, including periodic early mornings, evenings and weekends as needed to meet the essential responsibilities of the job.
  • This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 1.

Read more here:: GFIS