Staff Accountant

Blaine, WA

The Staff Accountant is responsible for providing accurate and timely month-end reporting and reconciliation of general ledger accounts. 

Here at Kam-Way Transportation we know that it is our skilled and dedicated team that makes us successful. We offer an excellent compensation package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • 95% of Medical & Life premium paid upon eligibility
  • Dental & other voluntary benefits
  • 401K
  • PTO and holiday pay

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or a General Education Degree required
  • College level accounting studies from a four-year accredited college/university
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred
  • Minimum 2 years general ledger experience. Skilled in general accounting, analysis, account reconciliation and month-end closing & financial reporting
  • Minimum of 2 years related accounting experience and/or training
  • or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient with accounting software; experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP and Management Reporter would be a plus

RESPONSIBILITIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the essential duties/responsibilities listed below.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties/responsibilities of this job. 

  • Journal entries and general month-end accounting duties including accruals for multiple related companies
  • Detailed bank and general ledger account reconciliations
  • Conduct variance analysis and provide cost reports to management to improve business operations
  • Examine costs incurred in relation to activities conducted to determine effective use of resources
  • Assist Controller with Audit requests including preparing audit schedules
  • Maintain debt and depreciation schedules
  • Prepare and distribute recurring reports
  • Prepare state and federal tax compliance reports (sales tax, fuel tax, L&I, etc.)
  • Review payroll (processed by third parties) for accuracy and post to the general ledger
  • Other responsibilities and special projects as assigned


WORKING CONDITIONS/ PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Primarily general office-based environment with approximately 10% in the shop or yard. Work is generally sedentary in nature but may require standing and walking up to 15% of the time. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.

  • Any list of essential functions is not necessarily exhaustive and may be supplemented, or revised by the employer, at its sole discretion
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform these essential functions of this job.

ABOUT US: 

Being among the industry leaders in transportation logistics, we have exciting opportunities in operations and administration.

When you join the Kam-Way family, we provide the tools to succeed in technology, training and a commitment to your professional development within our organization. If you enjoy working in a fast paced ever changing environment with competitive pay and excellent benefits, then consider applying to Kam-Way Transportation.

We look forward to hearing from you!!

This position is located at our corporate office in Blaine, WA (appx 2 hrs North of Seattle).  This is NOT a remote opportunity. 

  

Please apply by submitting your resume to https://kamwaytransportation.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=5

Kam-way Transportation provides equal employment opportunities EEO to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Kam-way Transportation complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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