Staff Accountant

  • Location
    Seattle, Washington
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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Staff Accountant

Accounting Principals is looking for an accounting professional who can step in and help an accounting team with a maternity leave coverage. The company is located in the Seattle are but there is free parking onsite. This will be at least a six-month contract position. You will be assisting with month end close tasks, audit, and reconciliations. Since the accounting procedures are complex, the ideal candidate will have at least three years of general accounting experience and be able to learn quickly. You will be fully trained by the accountants on the team and will be able to reach out to individuals with questions. Also, you will be working a blend of onsite and from home so it’s important that you are extremely comfortable staying on task independently. The team needs someone immediately so it does offer a quick interview process.


  • Reconciliations of cash and bank statements
  • Posting journal entries and maintaining the general ledger
  • Assist with financial statement preparation
  • Various ad hoc reporting
  • Monthly analysis of financial statements
  • Additional projects as needed
  • Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • At least three years of general accounting experience
  • High attention to detail and ability to function efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to learn quickly and help right away
  • Previous experience on an ERP software system would be helpful
  • If you are looking for a challenging role where you will be supported and have some flexibility to work remote, apply now and submit your resume for consideration. Thank you for your interest!

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