Accounting Manager

July 11, 2018


Company

McKinstry

Industry

Construction

Category

Internal Audit

Location

Seattle


Description

At McKinstry, we’re proud to be a collective group of innovators and problem solvers, builders and engineers, mentors and students. We strive to create an engaging work environment that empowers you to do the work you are passionate about. We believe deeply that energy and facility services, engineering and construction are revolutionizing the built environment – and if you’re driven by our mission to transform ideas into meaningful relationships and together, build a thriving planet, McKinstry may be the place for you. Total collaboration and a diverse, employee-centric work experience are what we can provide you. Integrated delivery and true consultative partnership are what you will help us provide for our clients. Our culture is what differentiates us and because of this, we seek exceptional talent that believes what we believe. Here's where you come in: We are currently seeking an Accounting Manager to join our team as a member of our growing Finance and Accounting division.

You're great at:

  • Accounting Functions -Responsible for month-end close, including proper application of US GAAP, preparing and reviewing journal entries, variance analysis, and balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Drives the monthly consolidation process to ensure timely and accurate reporting, and inter-company eliminations.
  • Makes interpretations of accounting guidance and facilitate technical accounting memos that analyze and conclude on accounting issues and its impact on company financials.
  • Drives business process improvements and initiatives; brings best practice to accounting function such as creating and updating corporate accounting policy/methodology & desktop procedures.
  • Develops new processes, procedures, policies and controls where needed to improve and streamline the accounting processes.
  • Ensures accuracy and integrity of financial reports.
  • Interfaces with managers and others in the company to ensure adherence to policies and standardization of processes.
  • Serves as lead contact for external and internal audits.
  • Managing People - Builds and maintains a high performance work team.
  • Trains, mentors and manages staff in affective tactics to attain team goals.
  • Creates performance plans, assess performance and provides performance feedback.

Requirements

What we would like to see from you:

  • BA/BS in Accounting/Finance required.
  • Certified Public Accounting (CPA) certification required.
  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP and Financial Accounting Standards required.
  • Five (5) years progressive accounting experience required.
  • Two (2) years of experience management preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.
  • Excellent problem-solving and strong analytical skills required.
  • Experience in public accounting including auditing financial records, comparison of published GAAP versus client application, internal control analysis, data research for anomalies, and financial analytic, required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, with intermediate to advanced Excel, Outlook required; working knowledge of SharePoint preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of project-based accounting and percent complete work in progress contract accounting preferred.

Fortune 1000 Company?

No

Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

Manager

Travel Requirements

0%

Contact Name

Emily Otewalt