• Accounting Specialist II - Billing

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Accounting and Finance
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

    The Accounting Specialist II is an integral part of the Center’s Accounting team, which has a wide range of responsibilities relating to all aspects the Center’s finances including financial reporting, policy setting, internal and data controls and transaction processing. The team works closely with multiple groups within the Center to ensure accurately and timely financial information. The position reports directly to the Non-Grant Billing Supervisor


    • Process Fixed Price Billing 
    • Process Shared Resource billing 
    • Process miscellanies non-grant billing requests 
    • Upload invoices onto the sponsor’s portals as and when required 
    • Respond to internal customer inquiries and requests for information 
    • Work with cash receipt desk to ensure accurate Fixed Price billing 
    • Review transactions and posting for compliance with established guidelines and policies 
    • Resolves problems in recurring assignments in accordance with previous training and experience 
    • Assist with ongoing maintenance and configuration of financial systems 
    • Perform other responsibilities as required, including occasional administrative and clerical tasks 


    • High school graduation or GED required, Bachelor’s degree preferred in related field
    • Minimum of two years bookkeeping, budget, tax or financial experience
    • Strong technology skills including efficiency with keyboard and mouse as well as experience with desktop applications including MS Excel, MS Word and MS Outlook
    • Ability to be diligent and self motivated with attention to detail
    • Ability to consistently and accurately process transactions
    • Must have excellent work habits, including organization and timeliness
    • Should have strong interpersonal communication skills and desire to work in team-oriented environments
    • Experience with bookkeeping, tax or financial software preferred

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


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