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Senior Accountant

Tacoma, Washington

Description

Summary: -Perform a variety of accounting functions. -Provide excellent internal and external customer service by treating them fairly and responding to them in a timely manner – at least within one business day. Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Accounting: a. Assist with maintaining Gensco’s accounting records, ensure proper accounting and coding of the general ledger, and maintain appropriate supporting documentation. b. Create and Administer Standard Operating Procedures (S.O.P.s) to ensure the integrity of Gensco’s Financial Statements and Management Reports. c. Assist in the preparation of Gensco’s monthly and annual financial statements (P&L, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash Flows). d. Complete monthly and quarterly general ledger reconciliations and research variances. e. Comply with all federal, state, and local tax regulations and interpret new and existing legislation regards to its effect on Gensco. f. Comply with all accounting pronouncements and interpret new and existing pronouncements. g. Prepare and file appropriate State and Local tax filings. h. Work with external Accountants and Auditors in supporting annual financial statement audits, including gathering pertinent data and supporting documentation in a timely manner and performing relevant analysis in relation to annual audits. i. Assist with Debit Memo and Freight Claim processing, tracking, and reporting and monitor their resolution to ensure Gensco collects all amounts due. j. Continually assist with financial and operational reporting enhancements. k. Prepare executive and departmental management reports and assist in research as needed. 2. Accounting Department Support: a. Assist with coordinating Gensco’s physical inventories. b. Assist with managing Gensco’s COOP expense claim process to ensure prompt and accurate filing and subsequent collection from vendors. c. Coordinate efforts to maintain Accounting Department SOP’s and post to genscoteam.com as well as actively work on the Accounting Department’s process improvement efforts. d. Assist in Accounting Department report preparation activities. e. Perform requested analysis or investigation of account activity or unusual items. f. Demonstrated ability to support all other departments within the company and coordinate training and information sessions.

Education/Experience/Skills

  • 7-10 years’ experience in accounting/finance
  • Four-year accounting degree required
  • CPA or CMA certificate preferred
  • Five years' experience working with intercompany transactions and reconciliation in preparation for audit
  • Functional knowledge of bookkeeping/accounting processes and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to manage details and meet deadlines with 100% accuracy in a multi-task environment
  • Customer service-oriented approach, respond to requests with a sense of urgency
  • Proactive, self-motivated, able to recognize issues and resolve or escalate appropriately
  • Strong people skills, recognize when to use formal or informal approach, not easily intimidated, accessible, ability to say “no” in a firm but polite manner
  • Willing to “think outside of the box” and identify process improvement opportunities
  • High degree of honesty, ethics, and integrity with prior work experience handling confidential information preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), particularly Excel
  • Works effectively in a Team environment
  • Able to work sitting or standing and to move freely throughout the facility
  • Able to lift and carry equipment and supplies on a frequent basis.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Our team members enjoy excellent wages and a comprehensive benefits package.
Benefits include health care coverage, LTD, 401k Profit Sharing Retirement plan, paid vacation, paid holidays and paid sick leave.
Come join our successful team!
Gensco is an equal opportunity employer.

Tips for the Application Process

  • May take between 10 and 15 minutes to complete
  • In order to expedite the process please prepare these items prior to starting the application
    • Past Employment information including list of job duties and contact info
    • List of 3 references with contact information
    • Education background information