Sr. Staff Accountant | Auburn, WA | $36/hr


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Located in Algona , WA

Salary: $32-36/hr

Specialized Recruiting Group is seeking an Sr. Staff Accountant for a 4 month or longer contract opportunity located in Auburn, WA. client offers a competitive benefits package. Apply now for immediate consideration!


The primary function of the Senior Staff Accountant is to support the Director of Accounting and Accounting Manager by ensuring the company is following the guidelines set by GAAP as well as reporting the overall financial performance of the company.  The position requires an overall understanding of all aspects of accounting in a manufacturing environment. 


  • Responsible for the month-end close process including the creation and posting of journal entries and verification of proper cut-off procedures.
  • Handle daily banking transactions, deposits and other payments including month-end reconciliation.
  • Assist in supporting the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable staff as needed as a back-up or working with Customer Service, Purchasing and other departments.
  • Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions in Microsoft GP
    • Reconcile the fixed assets accounts, including CIP, on a monthly basis
    • Calculate and book depreciation for all fixed assets and tax
    • Conduct analyses related to fixed assets as requested
    • Prepare audit schedules relative to fixed assets
    • Track Company expenditures for fixed assets in comparison to the capital budget and purchase orders
  • Create accruals and perform account analysis and reconciliations of all assigned general ledger accounts.
  • Assist as needed on charge-backs, vendor adjustments and related transaction problems.
  • Compare engineering drawings to BOMs for accuracy.
  • Assist with Standard Cost roll-up and annual Standards revaluation calculation/input.
  • Act as a back-up for the preparation and review of the Open Order Report.
  • Assist with the annual budget preparation for COGS and capital assets.
  • Responsible for the preparation and detailed review of credits, discounts and variance accounts.
  • Review and reconcile RMA batches for activity or closure.
  • Review and verify key information provided for month-end adjustments.
  • Assist with year-end documentation to External Accountants for Corporate financial statement and tax return preparation.
  • Responsible for timely payroll and W-2 processing and reporting to ensure accurate payments to all employees.
  • Bi-weekly 401k file upload into American Funds and annual 401k audit.
  • Maintain proper records for the accurate and timely payment of all payroll taxes, benefits and garnishments.
  • Responsible for Internal Controls; documenting processes and procedures.
  • Calculation/reporting and reconciliation of external commissions – weekly & monthly.
  • Assist with mid-year and annual physical inventories including reconciliation of accounts.
  • Prepare and distribute Sales Summary Reports as directed.
  • Lead team oriented projects to identify opportunities for efficiency improvements.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Additional/Backup duties:

  • AP invoice processing – primarily Contractor invoices
  • Clear on-hold screen for Credit department
  • Vendor and customer maintenance


  • Minimum 7 years of progressive accounting experience preferably in a manufacturing environment with at least 3 years of general ledger experience.
  • Inventory valuation using standard costing required.
  • Experience using an ERP system for all accounting functions.
  • Minimum of 2 years of payroll experience using outside payroll provider and working knowledge of best payroll practices.
  • BS/BA Accounting degree required. CPA eligible/working towards CPA certification.

Pay: $32-36/hr

To Apply:

  • Call 206-639-2626
  • Resumes can be emailed to

About Specialized Recruiting Group:

Specialized Recruiting Group takes an individualized approach to professional placement. We provide personalized service as unique as the companies and talented candidates we serve. Our talented team of experienced recruiters brings over 30 years of industry expertise in the Seattle Metro area. Reach out to find out how Specialized Recruiting Group can help you take your career to new heights!

Our Accounting and Finance Group Specializes in Placing Top Talent in the Following Roles:

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • Bookkeeper
  • Staff Accountant
  • Accounting Manager
  • Payroll
  • Billing
  • Collections
  • Financial Analyst
  • Controller


Express Office: Kent
841 Central Avenue North
Kent, WA 98032
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