Accounting Specialist III

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Accounting and Finance



Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.

With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. 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 to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.


The Accounts Payable team has a wide range of responsibilities relating to all aspects of Fred Hutch’s finances including payments, policy setting, recording liabilities for accrual purposes, and high-volume transaction processing including employee reimbursements. The team works closely with multiple groups within Fred Hutch to ensure accurate and timely financial information.

Focus for the Accounting Specialist III will be coordination of Procurement Card and travel expenses. Successful candidate will work with the Expense Lead as well as the P-Card Administrator to administer and maintain the Hutch P-Card program, be responsible for complete monthly audit of P-Card transactions, tax review, and produce journals to accurately charge transactions.



  • Review and monitor Hutch issued procurement card transactions
  • Monitor compliance to the Hutch P-Card and travel policies
  • Work with credit card company and employees to assist in transaction disputes as well as any card related issues
  • Provide continual audits of card transactions and reporting as needed
  • Communicate and implement Hutch P-Card policies and procedures
  • Train card holders on above, as well as applications and on-line reconciliation
  • Review taxability of transactions
  • Prepare monthly journals for Finance to accurately charge Hutch projects.



  • High school graduation or GED. Bachelor’s degree preferred in related field, but not
  • Three to five years of experience working with bank sponsored credit card programs
  • Experience with bank sponsored credit card program software
  • Demonstrated knowledge of budgeting and accounting principles
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Well organized with attention to detail
  • PeopleSoft experience advantageous

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must, prior to their first day of employment:
Provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 ; OR
Initiate the accommodations process to request a religious or medical accommodation (medical accommodations require a healthcare provider’s certification).


A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

The hourly pay range for this position is from $24.96 to $35.53 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications.  

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (12-22 days per year), paid sick leave (12-25 days per year), paid holidays (13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 6 months). 


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 or by calling 206-667-4700.


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