Accounting Manager, Consulting - 3 - 6+ months

  • Location
    Seattle, Washington
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Contract/Temporary
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842883_2721954
  • Salary:
    $ 60 - $ 80

Employment Type: 3-6+ months Consulting project, Full Time

Work Hours: No more than 40-hour weeks, Monday - Friday - flexible start / end times

Scope of work:

Large company in the PNW that offers great customer service and a keen attention of detail into helping their clients better understand operational costs is currently in need of a Project Accounting Manager for a period ranging between 3 - 6 months located in Seattle, WA. The team is best described as: Mid-size, friendly, cooperative, employer provides autonomy to staff and you get ownership over your work in your daily tasks and on special projects. This important addition to the team will be working closely with the Controller, Operations, Senior Managers, and Executive Management Team. Keen ability to interact and communicate well with multiple stake holders is important to the success of this project.  Primary task at hand will assisting in the managing of financial statement close during year-end. After year end close is complete, the consultant will play a major role in enhancing, customizing and then implementing new reporting derived from this newly centralized business division.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • MBA or Master’s in Accounting or Bachelor's in Accounting or BA in Finance
  • CPA designation preferred however, not required
  • 5-10+ years of prior accounting experience with direct experience in driving process enhancements or improvements to the accounting and reporting processes
  • Proficiency in Excel. Direct experience with JDE or Spreadsheet server is highly desired, but not required.
  • Must be comfortable communicating and interacting with inter-department managers
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work on multiple projects
  • Ability to work as an individual team contributor
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with little direction
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new financial systems and use provided tools to streamline accounting and or finance procedures and functions
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new challenges, increase business changes, and or, new policies and procedures outlined by company

Highlights:

  • $65/hr - $80/hr (DEO)
  • PLC offers Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-term / Long-term Disability
  • Paid parking
  • Supportive environment for process improvement
  • Manager excels at empowering the team
  • Offers on going ability to create solutions to challenges
  • Relaxed / Flexible atmosphere
  • Very little red tape between departments and this consultant will be able to see the direct impact they will have on the business

All qualified candidates will be contacted. 

If you have the qualifications above and are interested in this full-time consulting opportunity - apply today! Not exactly what your after but, you may someone who would be interested, please pass along the details to them today!