Staff Accountant

    • Job Tracking ID: 512084-592834
    • Job Location: Seattle, WA
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 27, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Wright Runstad & Company is seeking a staff accountant to join our team in downtown Seattle to provide on-site bookkeeping support for our property management office.

We are a leading property development and management firm that employs outstanding people who are committed to excellence. We offer competitive pay plus benefits, including: partially-paid dependent health premiums, 401(k) match, educational reimbursement, fitness program, and generous paid time off. For more information to Wright Runstad & Company, see our web site: www.wrightrunstad.com

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, and some special projects. Examples of specific responsibilities include:

  • A/R - daily input & posting of cash receipts, bank deposits, journal entries, monthly lease management system records maintenance, tenant invoicing and payment monitoring, A/R reporting
  • A/P - twice monthly invoice coding through payment; respond to vendor inquiries, monthly bank reconciliations
  • G/L - record general journal entries, prepare and record month-end closing entries, reconcile general ledger accounts as necessary
  • Reporting - maintain files of all accounting group records, calculate management fees
  • Special Projects - Lease administration, prepare sections of the annual budget, ad hoc analysis and projects

Experience and Skills:

The successful candidate will have:

* Bachelors of Arts degree in Business Administration with a focus in accounting or finance with 2-3 years’ office experience as a bookkeeper is preferred (additional work experience may be substituted for education)
* Knowledge of basic accounting principles and a working knowledge of financial statements and general ledger bookkeeping
* Experience with Microsoft Excel
* Knowledge of office procedures including typing and ten-key techniques
* Good interpersonal and customer service skills. Ability to relate well to others, and perform under tight time constraints and meet deadlines
* Ability to organize and work independently on projects using good judgment and creativity
* Ability to evaluate situations and make sound business decisions on a professional level


Wright Runstad & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.