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Accounting Manager

Job Description

Another Source’s client, McKinstry, is recruiting an Accounting Manager to join their Seattle team.

At McKinstry, we’re proud to be a collective group of innovators and problem solvers, builders and engineers, mentors and students. We strive to create an engaging work environment that empowers you to do the work you are passionate about.

We believe deeply that energy and facility services, engineering and construction are revolutionizing the built environment – and if you’re driven by our mission to transform ideas into meaningful relationships and together, build a thriving planet, McKinstry may be the place for you.

Total collaboration and a diverse, employee-centric work experience are what we can provide you. Integrated delivery and true consultative partnership are what you will help us provide for our clients. Our culture is what differentiates us and because of this, we seek exceptional talent that believes what we believe.

Here's where you come in:
We are currently seeking an Accounting Manager to join our team as a member of our growing Finance and Accounting division.

You're great at:
Accounting Functions
Responsible for month-end close, including proper application of US GAAP, preparing and reviewing journal entries, variance analysis, and balance sheet account reconciliations.
Drives the monthly consolidation process to ensure timely and accurate reporting, and inter-company eliminations.
Makes interpretations of accounting guidance and facilitate technical accounting memos that analyze and conclude on accounting issues and its impact on company financials.
Drives business process improvements and initiatives; brings best practice to accounting function such as creating and updating corporate accounting policy/methodology & desktop procedures.
Develops new processes, procedures, policies and controls where needed to improve and streamline the accounting processes.
Ensures accuracy and integrity of financial reports.
Interfaces with managers and others in the company to ensure adherence to policies and standardization of processes.
Serves as lead contact for external and internal audits.

Managing People
Builds and maintains a high performance work team.
Trains, mentors and manages staff in affective tactics to attain team goals.
Creates performance plans, assess performance and provides performance feedback.

Job Requirements


What we would like to see from you:
BA/BS in Accounting/Finance required.
Certified Public Accounting (CPA) certification required.
Extensive knowledge of US GAAP and Financial Accounting Standards required.
Five (5) years progressive accounting experience required.
Two (2) years of experience management preferred.
Strong oral and written communication skills required.
Excellent problem-solving and strong analytical skills required.
Experience in public accounting including auditing financial records, comparison of published GAAP versus client application, internal control analysis, data research for anomalies, and financial analytic, preferred.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, with intermediate to advanced Excel, Outlook required; working knowledge of SharePoint preferred.
Advanced knowledge of project-based accounting and percent complete work in progress contract accounting preferred.

The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training.

McKinstry is committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting and retaining minority and women professionals from all backgrounds. Our commitment is consistent with our recognition that it is the outstanding people within McKinstry who have always been the source of our strength. We recognize that promoting diversity is an integral component of our continuing quest for organizational excellence.

This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

McKinstry is a drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.

Anyone with questions or concerns regarding Equal Employment Opportunity should contact their direct supervisor or the Human Resources Department without fear of retaliation of any kind.

Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis, to maximize the recruiting process.

Key Words:  Assistant Controller, general ledger, GL, journal entries, reconciliations, audit, financial controls, internal controls, costing accounting, project accounting, month end close, fixed assets, blackline

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Finance, Management
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 5 to greater than 15 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Construction, HVAC
Required Travel None
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Accounting Manager


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