assistant controller in seattle

wendy markquart, tatum executive services
job type
US$ 55.00 - US$ 65.00 per hour
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job details

seattle, washington
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
working hours
9 to 5
US$ 55.00 - US$ 65.00 per hour
5 Years
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wendy markquart, tatum executive services

job description

job summary:

Our Law firm client who is located in the Greater Seattle area is seeking an Assistant Controller for their organization.

location: Seattle, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $55 - 65 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 5 Years
  • Support the month-end and year-end close process, including reviewing journal entries, financial statements, reconciliations, and supporting schedules;
  • Oversee the daily treasury operations, including monitoring cash flow forecasts to ensure adequate funding for operations and managing the firm's accounts with various financial institutions;
  • Design and implement internal controls to enhance operational efficiency and reduce risk. Conduct internal audits to determine effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and present financial analyses, reports, and recommendations to management;
  • Contribute to department and firm wide special projects, collaborating with key personnel in various departments as appropriate;
  • Support the accounting functions in the firm's international offices;
  • Mentor and develop a team of professional staff members;
  • Assist with financial statement, tax, and compliance audits;
  • Create best practice procedures for accounting activities and drive process improvements, utilizing technology to improve efficiency;
  • Perform accounting research and communicate conclusions;
  • Review and approve payments to verify accuracy, appropriateness, and proper approval.


  • A four-year degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or a related field is required.
  • Must be bilingual in Spanish
  • 5+ years of relevant accounting experience.
  • Supervisory experience required.
  • CPA license a plus but not required
  • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, detail-oriented, and is effective in problem solving.
  • The candidate must be committed to quality, customer service, teamwork, and supporting department goals.
  • This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, superior attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • The candidate must have strong technology skills, including intermediate to expert level Excel skills, and ability to master and leverage accounting systems and new technology solutions.
skills: $250-500 million

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