Staff Accountant- Accounts Receivable

Job Category: Accounting/Finance
Status: Full Time
Location: Kirkland
Relevant Work Experience: 2-4+ years
Career Level: Experienced
Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
Travel Requirements: None

The Role

We are looking for a highly motivated, curious, and detail-oriented individual who quickly masters different technologies.  The AR Accountant role owns the entire AR process and is the primary billing/remittance relationship person between Bluetooth and its members.  In addition, this role works closely with staff of three internal departments: Membership, Qualification, and Enforcement.  If you are a talented individual seeking to demonstrate excellence over the next 24-36 months and prepare yourself for the next step in your professional growth, this role may be an excellent match.  

Skills and Requirements

  • Technically adept – able to quickly master different technologies
  • Intermediate Excel skills important (e.g. sumifs, countifs, match, simple IF statements, simple pivot tables, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable of and experience with the AR process lifecycle
  • Quickbooks experience useful (or ability to ramp and be proficient in < 2 weeks without formal training)
  • Able to efficiently disposition ~500-600 transactions monthly
  • Some accounting knowledge – chiefly transaction coding and a few simple reconciliations and JEs
  • Highly organized – let’s say that again – highly organized (presumably with great time management)
  • Ruthlessly accurate and precise
  • Comfortable and skilled utilizing written communication while interacting with individuals for whom English is a second language (Bluetooth member companies span the globe)
  • A willingness to get on a video conference to solve issues in the event written communications is not working (with individuals located around the world for whom English is a second language). Not frequent, but is possible.
  • Innovator – not satisfied with the status quo. Always seeking improvements and better ways to doing things.
  • You want to be a better professional than you are today and are willing to learn and work hard to do so.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all aspects of the AR process
  • Primary support for members needing AR assistance
  • Cash application
  • Member support regarding invoicing / billing issues
  • Month-end close AR activities
  • Assist/support annual financial audit
  • Maintain/update AR process and procedure documentation
  • Back-up other accounting staff team members (GL, AP, etc.)
  • Process/technology improvements
  • Special projects
  • Assist Controller or VP of Finance as needed

The Bluetooth SIG, Inc. has an excellent benefits package including fully paid (including dependents) heath, prescription drug, short-term and long-term disability, vision and dental coverage, life insurance, and 401(k).



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