21 days old

Senior Accountant

Seattle, Washington 98102
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The Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) is a Seattle-based non-profit research organization committed to developing products to prevent, detect and treat infectious diseases. IDRI translates basic research to develop vaccines, diagnostics and drugs for applications in global health. We focus on adjuvant formulation and preclinical immunology. IDRI’s leadership in the global health community extends to international alliances and partnerships with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, universities, research institutes, governments, and public health organizations.



We are seeking a Senior Accountant to join our Finance team!



  • Assist with month-end close, financial statement preparation, yearly audit, and occasional program audits
  • Maintain and ensure accuracy of accounting records; maintain proper internal controls and ensure compliance with all relevant Institute policies
  • Reconcile assigned general ledger accounts and related accounting records for accuracy
  • Prepare journal entries as needed
  • Prepare various monthly reports and analyses, as needed
  • Manage the administration of the semi-monthly payroll data
  • Review AP, AR and journal entries
  • Maintain fixed asset schedule
  • Backup support for both AP, AR and PR
  • Grant accounting, including allocations, billings, releases and draw downs
  • Generate monthly project financial reports
  • Assist with tracking grants to ensure budget accuracy
  • Assist the accounting and finance team to develop new processes, procedures to accommodate continued institute growth
  • Assist in yearly indirect calculation and 990 tax preparation
  • Assist with special projects as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Minimum of 5 years of general accounting experience including: general ledger and reporting responsibilities, preferably in government/grant accounting
  • Combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job
  • Must have a strong understanding of accounting and financial concepts
  • Mid- to advanced level of Microsoft Excel skills and proficient with accounting/financial software is a must. Sage MIP experience is preferred.
  • Willing to perform wide range of duties in a smaller organization on an independent level and as a team player
  • Able to take initiative and prioritize tasks; good time-management, problem-prevention, and problem-solving skills. Flexibility in performing multiple tasks.
  • Good written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; self-motivated
  • High attention to detail and accuracy  
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to work with internal and external contacts professionally and tactfully
  • Possess a work ethic that includes neatness, punctuality, and accuracy


To apply, visit: https://secure3.entertimeonline.com/ta/90580.jobs?ShowAllOpenings

This summary describes a portion of the essential functions/responsibilities of this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all job duties. Management reserves the right to modify the duties of this position as necessary.


IDRI offers a comprehensive compensation plan which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and EAP. In addition, IDRI offers Flexible Spending Accounts, a matching ROTH 401K Retirement Plan and Commuter benefits.


Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


IDRI is an E-Verify Employer.


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Posted: 2020-09-29 Expires: 2020-10-29

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