McKinstry Accounting Manager in Seattle, Washington

We are currently seeking an Accounting Manager to join the team as a member of our growing Finance & Accounting division. This individual will be responsible for general ledger accuracy, analysis, and management of the general ledger team. This position will be heavily involved in month end processes, including journal entries, reconciliations, and account analysis. McKinstry is a full-service, design-build firm specializing in consulting, construction, energy and facility services. The firm's innovative, integrated delivery methodology provides clients with a single point of accountability that drives waste and redundancy out of the design/build process. With nearly 2,000 professional staff and trades people throughout the United States and operations in more than 15 states, McKinstry advocates collaborative, sustainable solutions designed to ensure occupant comfort, improve systems efficiency, reduce facility operational costs, and optimize profitability "For The Life of Your Building." For more information, visit www.mckinstry.com. Responsibilities: 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. Manage 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. * Carry out other duties as assigned. Qualified candidates will possess the following: * Must have demonstrated proficiency for all the responsibilities of a Senior Staff Accountant. * BA/BS in Accounting/Finance required. * Certified Public Accounting (CPA) certification required. 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. Anyone with questions or concerns regarding Equal Employment Opportunity sho