A downtown Seattle law firm has an immediate opening for an accounting assistant. This position reports directly to the financial director. Your duties will include payroll processing and other miscellaneous tasks handled by the accounting department as needed related to A/R and A/P. The firm provides a congenial office environment with appropriate training on the firm systems to ensure success in the position. Salary is commensurate with experience. The firm will also offer a full benefits package.
REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have a minimum of two years professional services (law firm or in-house legal department preferred) accounting clerk/assistant experience. An AA or four-year degree in the accounting field is preferred as well. Experience with payroll processing, A/R and A/P required. The successful candidate will be comfortable taking direction from a supervisor but will be equally motivated to work on assigned tasks independently and seek assistance when needed. Producing high quality work is essential and the position requires someone with excellent attention to detail. Candidates must possess a high level of personal and professional integrity as you will regularly deal with private and restricted information. Confidentiality and discretion are key qualities needed in this position.