Part-time Accountant Contractor – IV Lab
Intellectual Ventures Management - Bellevue, WA

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Intellectual Ventures (IV) Lab is part of Intellectual Ventures’ efforts to support invention. IV Lab works on the very beginning stages of invention, validating the concept and refining the technology to demonstrate its potential for commercial or humanitarian use. IV Lab believes in the power of independent and unconventional approaches to problems. The broad range of Intellectual Ventures’ invention activity provides IV Lab the opportunity for a breadth of expertise across fields including computer network security, computational modeling, electrical and mechanical engineering, software development, chemistry, microbiology, materials science, nanotechnology, physics, medical devices, and aerospace engineering. IV Lab’s unique environment has attracted veteran technologists and scientists from leading companies and renowned academic, government and private laboratories.

We are seeking a senior part-time Accountant to work as a contractor for Intellectual Ventures Laboratory’s Finance Team. This person will work approximately 20 hours a week for a period of six months (September through February). This position will allow for flexible hours but may require more hours during month end closes. We are looking for an individual with demonstrated strong attention to detail who is a problem solver and solutions driven. This role allows for a diverse set of responsibilities and the right person will possess a “can do” attitude with respect to projects. This position reports to the Controller.

  • Projects Related Accounting
    o Prepare monthly billing to customers and post payments
    o Prepare monthly project variance reports
    o Manage personnel database
  • Assist with Month-end Close
    o Prepare general journal entries
    o Prepare account reconciliations
    o Prepare variance analyses
  • Other special projects as needed

Key Qualifications and Required Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Business and 5+ years of professional experience
  • Experience using ERP Systems required, (experience with AX 2009 a plus)
  • Advanced skills in Excel required
  • Intermediate skills in Access required
  • CPA certification a plus
  • Excellent oral and written and interpersonal skills
  • Must be detail-oriented, able to develop and maintain highly organized work environment, and able to effectively prioritize
  • Make solid business decisions, problem-solve, and multi-task in a highly dynamic work environment
  • Ability to receive and provide constructive feedback
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment; and ability to multitask

We are an equal opportunity employer

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