Senior Accountant

Job ID
22607
Type
Regular Full-Time
Location
US-WA-Seattle
Category
Accounting and Finance

Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures for the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

 

Reporting to the Financial Reporting Sr. Manager, this position works with contacts across the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center Clinican Division and outside organizations and is responsible for the preparation of more complex and/or non-standard journal entries and related reconciliations, technical research for GAAP or tax issues, and analysis and presentation of accounting issues to members across the organization. This role involves development of tactical solutions to identified issues within the department, serving as a technical resource to other members of the department and as a liaison to those outside the department.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare journal entries and related reconciliations
  • Assist with preparing financial information, including the audited financial statements, board report, and others upon request
  • Coordinate and present analysis for standing meetings with members of the accounting and financial analytics teams
  • Work with the GL Manager, Regulatory Reporting Manager and/or Controller on special projects as assigned
  • Develop tactical solutions to identified issues within the department.  Assist others within the department as needed, including training and research, and serve as a liaison to those outside of the department
  • Communicate with customers (peers, SCCA department managers, SCCA partners and affiliates, etc.) to identify and resolve accounting issues, share and gather information, and report out financial information

Qualifications

Required:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent
  • Five years experience in accounting or finance; five years conducting monthly/yearly financial statement close processing
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail, follow up regularly, prioritize and ability to independently perform complicated and multiple tasks with minimal direction
  • Able to identify and resolve routine and complex problems
  • Comfortable communicating with both a technical and non-technical audience
  • Excellent and pleasant oral and written communication skills by email, phone and in person
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook

Preferred:

 

  • MBA
  • Knowledge of and experience with the financial suite of PeopleSoft applications highly desirable


SCCA has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, and there are no exceptions for any employee who is patient-facing and/or requires access to SCCA facilities.

Exceptions exist only for employees whose positions are fully remote, with no required access to campus. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees requiring access to campus must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.

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 hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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