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Lead Accountant

Recruit4HVAC Tacoma, WA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Lead Accountant

A local HVAC contractor is looking for a highly skilled, detail oriented Accountant to join our team in Tacoma. If you want a rewarding career with a growing company, apply today!

Benefits: Medical, dental, life insurance, Paid Holidays, PTO, sick time and 401K

Position Summary: The Lead Accountant manages and directs the daily accounting activities ensuring that proper accounting and recording of the company's transactions are performed in an accurate and timely manner. Produces financial and other key reports for management. This position will work closely with all the department leaders and their staff to educate them regarding finance and accounting procedures.

Hours: Monday - Friday; 7:00am to 4:00pm

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 3+ Years in a supervisory role.
  • Demonstrated core leadership skills
  • Ability to motivate and encourage others
  • Knowledge of computer based spreadsheets and reporting
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to confront issues head on using tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to create/direct sound business strategy and adhere to the plan
  • Ability to follow directions with written processes/procedures
  • Strong understanding of financial and managerial accounting principles
  • Proficient in reading, interpreting, analyzing financial statements and recommending changes needed to improve
  • performance
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principals
  • 5+ years of financial closing experience (month end and year end)
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • Strong understanding of fundamental payroll and associated taxes and benefits and how they apply to the actual cost of labor
  • Possess moderate keyboarding skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to create and present training materials to groups



Tacoma, WA


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