Sea-Bird Scientific, the world's largest developer and manufacturer of products for marine waters, is seeking a Staff Accountant for our Bellevue, WA headquarters. The Staff Accountant will report to the Controller. Sea-Bird Scientific's mission is to accelerate the understanding of natural waters -- want to join us in this mission.
Participates in month end close activities, including journal entry preparation for recording cash, A/R, credit card receipts, credit card fees, reclassifications and corrections while ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
Performs monthly reconciliations of various accounts, investigates and resolves variances accurately and timely.
Analyzes and develops monthly variance explanations for balance sheet and P&L accounts.
Maintains current desktop procedures for assigned responsibilities and ensures others are cross trained within the department.
Performs required Sarbanes Oxley testing and provides related schedules and support to internal and external auditors.
Supports the identification of opportunities for automation enhancements of manual processes.
Prepare 1099 forms for vendors.
Prepare the monthly and quarterly B&O Tax filings and local tax returns.
Supports the implementation of Blackline Software to perform account reconciliations.
Analyzes intercompany accounts and ensures timely settlement of outstanding balances.
Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.
Minimum 5 years of professional accounting experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
Public audit experience a plus.
Proficiency in Oracle ERP System a huge plus.
Working knowledge of GAAP and SOX.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and do what it takes to meet deadlines.
Position will require working on weekend during month-end close.
Detail and deadline oriented with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Sea-Bird Electronics is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.