Accounting Associate (Part Time)
Accounting Resources USA - Kirkland, WA

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Job Description

Position Summary

The primary function of the Accounting Associate is to handle client accounting activities using Quickbooks. Requires attention to detail, experience in regular accounting processes, and to be

able to communicate effectively and efficiently. This is a part time role with opportunity to have more responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Enter banking transactions and reconcile. Assist in preparing state business tax filings. Assist in preparing Federal Income Tax Returns. Occasional support in the human resource function to verify personnel file maintenance, medicalinsurance matters, 401k plan and other benefits issues. Assist in client set-up of Corporation, LLC, or Partnership accounts with the State. Assist with Business Development of new clients.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the

essential functions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Behaves consistently and predictably; is reliable, responsible and dependable in fulfilling obligations;

diligently follows through on commitments and consistently meets deadlines.

Diligently checks work to ensure that all essential details have been considered. Notices errors or

inconsistencies, and takes prompt, thorough action to correct errors.
Enters data into a variety of computer programs quickly, with an acceptable degree of consistent
accuracy; double checks data entry carefully; notices when data are missing or look wrong and takes

steps to ensure computer files are complete and accurate.

Projects a professional image of oneself and the organization; demonstrates a positive attitude

towards work; takes pride in one's work and the work of the organization.

Is friendly, pleasant, courteous and professional when dealing with internal or external parties.

Promotes cooperation, building teamwork, and resolving conflict.

Is able to perform effectively even with minimal direction, support or approval and without

continual supervision. Is able to set priorities and takes responsibility for accomplishing work goals

within accepted timeframes.

Adapts quickly to change and work under tight deadlines, and be cooperative, willing to share

knowledge, cross-train, and take on additional responsibilities. Must be willing to work extended

hours and weekends when necessary. Unlikely, but must be willing to do limited overnight travel if


Is able to learn and work in a variety of internet web-based application programs and financial

computer database programs, including inputting data and running reports.

Is able to learn and run a variety of office equipment, including fax and copy machine.

Effectively organizes own work and completes on timely basis. Acts dependably to get things done

right the first time. Considers positive and negative consequences before acting. Demonstrates a

sense of urgency and takes initiative when necessary.

Behaves in accordance with the Companys goals and its employee and operational policies and


Education and/or Experience

A four year degree in Accounting (REQUIRED)

CPA (Preferred) Minimum 3 to 5+ years accounting experience.

Experience with a variety of computer programs to include Microsoft Office and Quickbooks.

Strong verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational/time management skills, and

ability to prioritize and multi-task.

Language Skills

Ability to read and write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to interact

tactfully and positively with Company staff and management. Ability to maintain a high level of

confidentiality. Ability to speak effectively to clients or Company employees.
Mathematical Skills

Able to calculate figures and amounts and add, subtract, multiply, and divide with whole numbers,

fractions, decimals, and percents; calculate averages, ratios, proportions and rates; convert decimals to

fractions; convert fractions to percents.

Additional Information

Please submit your Cover Letter, Resume, and Salary History. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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