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The Accounting department has a wide range of responsibilities relating to all aspects of Fred Hutch’s finances including financial reporting, policy setting, internal and data controls and transaction processing. The team works closely with multiple groups within Fred Hutch to ensure accurate and timely financial information. The Accountant III position reports directly to the Accounts Receivable/Billing Manager and may direct but not supervise lower level employees.
The Accountant III position is a senior position. The individual will be expected to work with minimal up-front guidance and take ownership of his / her work product. He/she will work closely with many major functional leaders of the Center and is expected to keep abreast of changes to GAAP, regulations and laws relevant to the Center’s finances. This position performs accounting functions that require general accounting knowledge and analytical skills as well as transaction processing. Leveraging available technology, including financial applications, is an integral aspect of this position.