Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is offering a fulfilling opportunity as a Senior Accountant in the Accounting Division of the Finance and Administration Branch. This position serves as a lead in Accounts Receivable, which includes PeopleSoft and transfer station billing functions. This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate that can build successful relationships, lead by example, and takes pride in their work.
For consideration in this recruitment, please attach a current resume to your application.
Train, provide guidance, and review the work of AR team members.
Prepare monthly transfer station reconciliations.
Record transfer station and commercial Solid Waste revenues & receivables.
Reconcile monthly cash, receivables and guaranteed deposits to the general ledger.
Serve as one of the access administrators for the Transfer Stations Billing System.
Analyze, research and resolve billing, accounting and system problems.
Work with customers to resolve difficult billing issues.
Collaborate with transfer station management to resolve data and internal control issues.
Revise, document, and develop work processes.
Assist manager in developing and implementing policies and procedures for the AR unit.
Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Experience: Three (3) years professional experience in general or governmental accounting.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field (Requires satisfactory completion of at least 24 semester hours or 36 quarter credit units in Accounting with no substitution allowed.)
Education and Experience Equivalency: Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements.
Internal Number: 2019-01303
About Seattle Public Utilities
Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is a Community Centered Utility working to make Seattle the best place to live for everyone. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four major lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. In addition, SPU provides drinking water for 1.5 million regional customers in Seattle and other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable, and cost-conscious utility services and to achieve the highest benefits possible for every investment we make.
SPU commits to Our City Values, Workplace Expectations, and Racial Equity and Social Justice as core principles that guide our work. We support and hold ourselves accountable by eliminating barriers to access and providing employees with equitable opportunities for professional growth and advancement.