AP / Accountant / Bookkeeper

  • Location
    Seattle , Washington
  • Salary
    $23.00/Hour
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

The primary function of the Accountant is to process and administer Payroll and Accounts Payable. This position is responsible for timely processing and reporting of complex payroll utilizing ADP Workforce system and is responsible for Accounts Payable processing, disbursements and all related accounting functions. Position requires extensive data entry, with exceptional attention to detail and systematic document handling and storage. Regularly performs a wide variety of complex accounting duties, requiring initiative and a significant amount of judgment in problem solving utilizing generally accepted accounting standards.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
? Process complex bi-weekly payroll for up to 300 employees including; proper GL coding, posting and reconciliation
? Comply with external reporting and payment requirements for all employee related benefits
? Maintain and secure all payroll related forms, files and documentation
? Ensure prompt collection of all employee receivables
? Prepare, distribute and file IRS 1099 forms in accordance with current IRS guidelines
? Prepare State and Federal filings
? Prepare and process weekly check runs including ensuring appropriate AP documentation, obtaining/verifying proper authorizations, and GL coding
? Maintain vendor files and manage all vendor communications
? Prepare monthly GL account reconciliations related to payroll, AP and other accounts as assigned
? Prepare and post monthly journal entries associated with financial statement preparation
? Prepare and maintain audit schedules for all related accounts
? Prepare other financial reports and related analysis
? Attend Finance and Investment Committee Meetings and take/prepare minutes
? Continually analyze and propose changes to processes for increased efficiency and effectiveness

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
? Formal training in basic accounting procedures generally requiring a Bachelor’s degree
? Minimum of two years general ledger experience with an emphasis in Accounts Payable
? Proficiency with accounting software (currently using Fundware and converting to Blackbaud’s Financial Edge)
? Proficiency with payroll software, preferably ADP Workforce
? Intermediate to advanced proficiency with computer spreadsheets and word processing (Excel and Word)
? Ability to maintain confidentiality
? Requires independent judgment and demonstrable analytical abilities
? Strong communication written and verbal skills
? Excellent interpersonal and diplomacy skills
? Genuine interest in the performing arts preferred

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