Akopyan job listing — Staff Accountant

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Full-Time Staff Accountant for Established CPA Firm—Seattle area or remote

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Akopyan & Co. is a thriving CPA firm that supports businesses throughout the Puget Sound region with accounting, bookkeeping, strategy, and other services to help them achieve their goals. Because our clients include a wide range of businesses, executives, and entrepreneurs, each with unique challenges and needs, the work is always fresh and fulfilling. We are committed to our own people as well as our clients, which is why we offer competitive benefits such as health/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) matching, along with an energetic, friendly work environment.

We have an immediate opening for a Staff Accountant, who will be responsible for all bookkeeping and accounting matters for Akopyan & Co. clients, and must meet the highest standards of professionalism, responsiveness, and quality.

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Are you great with numbers? Do you have an obsession with accuracy? Can you learn quickly, stay organized, and meet deadlines? Do your friends always ask you to split up the tab correctly? If that sounds like you—and you’re reliable, hard-working, and positive to boot—our Staff Accountant role could be a great fit.

And you can work for Akopyan & Co. from any location in the U.S.


MUST have 2 years of prior accounting experience and/or associate’s degree in related field = experience with QuickBooks and Microsoft Office = strong organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy = ability to manage multiple clients simultaneously, switching between tasks and clients throughout each day = excellent response time = willingness to appear on camera for remote calls = a desire for more than just a job, but a career that allows for growth while having some fun, too.

In addition, knowledge of Thomson CS Tax and Accounting products is highly preferred.

The Staff Accountant will:

  • Review and prepare client accounting data
  • Review monthly financial reports
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Adjust journal entries
  • Support payroll, including check writing, accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Prepare year-end W2s and 1099s
  • Prepare sales tax returns
  • Analyze and reconcile accounts
  • Perform other duties as necessary and/or assigned

Our team provides important guidance and advice that often goes beyond the numbers. The right person for this role will be comfortable meeting with clients (on camera if remote) and have strong communication skills.

If you meet the above qualifications:

Please submit a resume, references, and a cover letter or a short 1-minute video telling us about how you can help us support our small-business clients. In your letter or video, please include details about your accounting experience and describe what you find fulfilling in a job. A math and accuracy test will be required if you are selected to move forward in the interview process.

We will only accept replies to this posting. No direct emails or phone calls will be accepted. Click the link below and select the Staff Accountant (Seattle, Washington) position from the Job Opening drop-down menu. We look forward to hearing from you!


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