McMillen Jacobs Associates
  • 04-Mar-2020 to 03-May-2020 (MST)
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, Matching 401(k), and stock program, 9 Paid Holidays, PTO, and Wellness Reimbursement


McMillen Jacobs Associates is looking for a Senior Accountant to sit in the Seattle office. The Senior Accountant will work closely with the accounting team and will exercise discretion and independent judgment as a team leader, while working collaboratively to execute department initiatives.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Prepare information used to file international, state, local, and special tax returns for businesses
  • Perform technical review of tax returns
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge
  • Perform a variety of accounting tasks including, but not limited to, recording journal entries, reconciling accounts, and preparing schedules and reports as needed
  • Assist with month end close process
  • Participates in the recruiting, hiring, training, development, and coaching of Accounting team members.
  • Reviews 3rd party audit findings and tax returns for accuracy and reasonableness.
  • Performs special projects and research as assigned.
  • Continually seeks to identify innovative strategies for increasing department efficiencies and reducing expenses.
  • Performs the duties of other team members (in their absence), as necessary.
  • Supports and enforces company and accounting policies as well as all applicable international, federal, state and local statutes and regulations.

Experience:

  • Current working knowledge of tax law
  • An extensive understanding of accounting software and Microsoft Office products. (Deltek Vision and Vantagepoint a huge plus)
  • Thorough understanding and ability to exercise independent judgment relative to the timeliness, recognition, and classification of transactions in accordance with GAAP.
  • Information Systems or IT experience as related to accounting a huge plus
  • General Ledger experience
  • Multi-currency business experience
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations a plus¬†

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in the accounting or equivalent
  • CPA required (or obtained within one year of hire)
  • 5+ years recent experience in US and international business taxes, public accounting or relevant experience
  • An analytical background with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Mastery of Excel
  • Effective critical thinking and problem-solving skills, with ability to recognize problems early and produce prompt resolutions.
  • Consistently exhibits strong ethics, executive presence, professionalism, and confidence, as well as a positive attitude toward company, department, and team members.
  • Ability to prioritize and focus on critical tasks as well as shift focus or multitask when appropriate.
  • Capable of working within a fast-paced, deadline driven environment while generating timely results.
  • Integrity, objectivity, and accountability in performing assigned duties.
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.

ABOUT MCMILLEN JACOBS ASSOCIATES

McMillen Jacobs Associates is a multi-disciplined firm, with self-performing design-build capability. We are experts in underground/tunneling and water resources projects and deploy this expertise to serve water, dams, energy, wastewater, transportation, aquaculture, federal, private, and regulatory clients using a wide range of delivery methods. For 75 years we have worked closely with our clients at every stage of a project assisting them with planning, permits, designs, project management, construction, and start-up.

We want our employees to make a career doing what they love to do. We encourage an entrepreneurial spirit and help our team members forge their own path within the company. We support their efforts to stay on the cutting edge of technology while fostering a great work-life balance. In addition to working hard, we also have fun. We socialize and celebrate achievements at summer picnics, holiday parties, and company outings.

Benefits: Full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, Matching 401(k), and stock program, 9 Paid Holidays, PTO, and Wellness Reimbursement

Pay Rate: DOE

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

McMillen Jacobs Associates is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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