Job Details

Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting

Job ID 1031

  • Seattle, WA, 98101
  • Fulltime
  • 5 - 15 years experience
  • 61303 - 95019 Annual
  • 19/07/2017
  • Accounting, Finance
  • 1 of Openings
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Job description

Job description

This position will perform  accounting, reporting and financial analysis as assigned for the enterprise, with a focus on accounting for Revenue and Accounts Receivables; ensure timely and accurate financial statement reporting for Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Statutory Accounting Principles (SAP), tax and other regulatory reporting; conduct independent accounting-based research and complex analytical projects; support internal and external audits of Kaiser Permanente Washington and its subsidiaries; develop and maintain working relationships with operational departments and external vendors; provide leadership to our accounting staff; require active participation; and support our budget process. If assigned to work on federal contracts, this role may be required to undergo and pass a security background clearance per federal government regulations.

Responsibilities

  • Education

    Minimum Education Requirements

    Bachelor's Degree Accounting or related field or equivalent experience

     

    Preferred Education

    Masters Degree Accounting or related field

     

    Knowledge/Skills

    Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements

    Demonstrated broad-based knowledge of GAAP, thorough understanding of accounting cycle and compile a full set of financial statements. Working knowledge of complex financial transaction flow within operational and financial systems. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. Thinks independently, provides leadership to staff accountants, acts decisively and self-directed. Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills. Proven analytical ability working with complex matters, excellent customer service and organizational skills. Identifies and solves complex problems.

     

    Preferred Knowledge/Skills

    All minimum requirements plus: Advanced knowledge of accounting and financial reporting; GAAP and SAP. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) systems. Demonstrated leadership skills. Knowledge of healthcare and insurance industry regulations.

     

    Experience

    Minimum Experience Requirements

    5 years Accounting and financial reporting experience

     

    Preferred Experience

    5 years Accounting and financial reporting experience in a large healthcare or insurance industry setting

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