Compass Group, North America ACCOUNTANT in Everett, Washington

ACCOUNTANT 7/14/17Washington-Everett

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Job ID: NS07131778370Great People. Real Opportunities.Description:

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As the leader in business and industry dining, Eurest is the company to join if you want a rewarding career packed with limitless opportunities. We feed the employees of the nation's largest and most-prestigious companies -- in every state and across all industries. As a member of Eurest's leadership and professional support team, you will help our 16,000 chefs, and in-unit associates excel as they deliver world-class meals in corporate cafes and executive dining rooms with on-site catering through vending innovations and more.

Our company is innovative, high performing and fast growing. Our teammates are enthusiastic, committed to quality and thrive on consistently delivering unparalleled results. And did we mention we work with exciting companies and at interesting locations?

Come grow your career with Eurest.

Everett- WA


The Role of the Accountant will perform a variety of tasks all aimed at focusing on general ledger accounting transactions. This role will support the Controller in the month end close process as well as ad hoc projects as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform complex reconciliation and analysis for several balance sheet accounts

  • Track and maintain P/L and balance sheet activity

  • Prepare month-end journal entries and analyses

  • Manage and review of large quantities of data in the general ledger and balance sheet

  • Resolving various accounting/reconciliation issues

  • Assist in SOP and accounting policies and procedures documentation for all processes

  • Identify and implement process improvements that increase accuracy and efficiency



  • A minimum of 1-2 years of experience as a general ledger accountant

  • Experience with POS, cash and credit card reports

Language Skills:

  • Proficient in the use of oral and written English

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Mathematical Skills:

  • Strong technical accounting skills

  • Ability of dissect complex transactions to achieve the end goal of correcting entry errors

  • Strong analytical skills

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment

  • Ability to shift and reprioritize tasks as needed

  • Excellent time management skills, able to meet deadlines

  • Ability to sort through and document corporate processes to achieve desired Outcome

Other Qualifications:

Advanced understanding of GAAP Accounting

Able to perform month end close tasks as well as train and delegate tasks to meet deadlines

Computer skills: proficient in Microsoft Office with a concentration in Excel

Strong analytical and organizational skills

Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment

Conformity to the highest standards of personal integrity and ethical behavior

Natural tendency to initiate process improvements

Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently, be well organized, perform under stressful situations and communicate effectively

Education: A BS/BA degree required in Accounting

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.


Career LevelManagement (Manager/Director)SectorEurestAreas of InterestAccounting/AuditingEducationBachelor's DegreeLocaleWashington-EverettPreferred LanguageEnglish