Senior Accountant
Job Details
Tukwila - Main Lab LLC - Tukwila, WA
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree


This role is responsible for complex and multi-functional areas of accounting, maintaining proper accounting and financial control through reconciliation and analytical analysis related to assigned functional areas. Actively participates and ensures timely and accurate financial statement reporting for Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), tax and other regulatory reporting. Conducts independent accounting-based research and analytical projects. Supports internal and external audits. Develops and maintains working relationships with operational departments.  Supports the budget process.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for preparing accurate and timely financial statement reporting for GAAP, tax and other regulatory reporting. Participates in the preparation of the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for the organization in consolidated and stand-alone reporting formats, including the compilation and distribution to internal and external audiences. Responsible to identify and clearly communicate, in writing and verbally, the impact of business decisions on the financial statements. Provide balance sheet and/or income statement analysis. Investigate and communicate budget variances, actual month-to-month or other comparative differences for accounting of more complex areas of cash, investments, accounts receivable, inventory, property, claims & IBNR, post-retirement liabilities, debt, revenue, expenses, leases, taxes or other related subjects as assigned. Supports the annual budget process by providing data and analysis for planning and forecasting
  2. Maintain financial control by preparing timely and accurate financial reconciliations of more complex areas and related financial transactions. Identifies outstanding issues and resolves through independent analysis, research and follow-up. Reviews work product of accounting staff to ensure work papers contain adequate evidence to support reconciliation and complies with policy requirements.
  3. Participates in internal and external audits. Ensures accounting procedures comply with GAAP accounting standards, internal controls and/or other regulatory reporting requirements.
  4. Support management and other activities assigned, which may include ad hoc projects, complex analysis, process improvements, or representation of Financial Operations on other division, enterprise-wide or strategic initiatives. Develop and maintain working relationships with operational departments.
  5. Performs more complex monthly journal entries and supports the monthly Close process. Includes writing and maintaining documentation on assigned journal entries and other close procedures. Reviews, analyzes and may approve accounting entries posted to the general ledger and other sub-ledgers to ensure proper recording of assets, liabilities, revenue, expenses and/or equity.
  6. Other duties assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years of healthcare experience in an accounting and financial reporting setting.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field or a minimum 8 years of experience in a directly related field.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.


Additional 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.
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation communication skills.
  • Proven analytical ability working with complex matters, excellent customer service and organizational skills.
  • Identifies and solves complex problems.

Physical Requirements

  1. Sitting
  2. Prolonged computer use
  3. Must be able to safely lift boxes up to 30 lbs.
  4. Minimal exposure to various environmental hazards in the workplace such as formalin, communicable disease, fresh human tissue, etc.