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Aaron Blank
CEO & President
+1 206.200.0103
Fearey Offices
1700 Westlake Ave N, Suite 200 Seattle, WA 98109
+1 206.343.1543
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Senior Accountant

Fearey is seeking a Sr. Accountant to join its dynamic team, a leading and growing public relations company operating in a fast-paced industry. The Sr. Accountant role will support management and other team members to strategize and coordinate the monthly financial close, process improvement projects, and other various internal reporting and ad hoc requests as needed.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field
  • 3+ years relevant Accounting experience
  • CPA preferred (In process or Active)
  • Solid knowledge of accounting and GAAP
  • Analytical ability to develop and implement improvements or recommendations
  • Strong attention to detail and high-level of accuracy
  • Able to handle extremely sensitive information requiring the utmost discretion and confidentiality
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent organizational skills
  • Experience in Xero Financial Software, Dext Receipt Bank, Gusto Payroll, Bill.com & Harvest time tracking software.

 

Responsibilities

  • Accountable for most aspects of the monthly financial close process and corresponding deadlines
  • Prepare and perform monthly & yearly financial statement package preparation
  • Assist in the preparation of yearly budgets and forecasts
  • Coordinate and collaborate efficiently with other staff, finance and other operational personnel
  • Perform monthly cash flow analysis
  • Process Payroll on a semi-monthly basis
  • Coordinate with management on weekly Accounts Payable processing
  • Assist in client invoice billing preparation & receivables collections
  • Prepare support for external tax & regulatory entities
  • Process WA B&O Tax entry with payment
  • Preparation of journal entries for accounting matters that require a senior accountant level skillset
  • Maintain Chart of Accounts & Financial Statement Templates
  • Prepare accurate and quality balance sheet reconciliations monthly
  • Works closely with the accounting team to maintain appropriate internal controls over certain aspects of accounting transaction processing and reporting, as directed
  • Facilitate process improvements and efficiencies in the financial close process, as directed
  • Work cross-functionally with other teams such as operations to streamline accounting processes, as directed
  • Assist with special projects, as needed

 

You Are

  • Outgoing and enthusiastic personality. We need a go-getter!
  • Comfortable and confident talking to leaders, executives and ambassadors online and offline
  • Solutions-focused and driven by results
  • Excellent communication skills: solid grammar, ability to write concisely, great on the phone!

 

Comprehensive Benefits Package

Fearey offers an extensive benefits package to employees that includes the following:

  • 100% paid base premium for employee’s medical, dental and vision coverage 
  • Five percent commission on all new business accounts identified by the candidate and awarded to the firm 
  • Annual four weeks of paid time off (prorated to start date), a minimum of nine paid holidays per year 
  • Home office reimbursement 
  • Lunch reimbursement provided every Friday 
  • 401(k) plan with match on employee contributions 
  • Annual professional development reimbursement 

 

Physical Demands

  • Sit for long periods of time
  • Use hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls
  • Repeat the same movements
  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away
  • See differences between colors, shades, and brightness

 

About Fearey

In its fifth decade, Fearey has earned an outstanding reputation as the leading independent full-service public relations firm in Washington state. For more than 41 years, we have had a track record of long-term client and employee relationships. With our combined focus on public relations and public affairs, we bring a real-world understanding of the business climate and the local political landscape to every situation. We pride ourselves in our award-winning practice and have been recognized as a Best Workplace to Work by the Puget Sound Business Journal and Seattle Business.

We strongly support employee involvement in the community through board appointments, non-profit involvement and civic participation. Our industries of focus include healthcare, real estate, built environment, life sciences, environmentally-friendly/innovative products, financial services, municipalities, social good and non-profits.

Fearey consistently rewards individuals with drive, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit. Our motto is “Fearless Thinking.”

Please send resume and cover letter to careers@feareygroup.com. (No phone calls, please.)

Fearey is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other discriminatory factors prohibited by law.

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