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Senior Accountant
JO-2003-7673
Seattle
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Slalom is a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future, with solutions spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology, and analytics. We partner with companies to push the boundaries of what’s possible—together.

 Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to over 8,000 employees. We are named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. You can find us across the U.S., U.K., Canada, and Australia. 

Job Title:

Senior Accountant – General Accounting and Consolidation

This person will be responsible for preparing journal entries, reconciliations, and account analysis associated with prepaid and accrued software, internal cost distributions and allocations, revenue/cost sharing arrangements, various consolidation related activities (intercompany reconciliation, eliminations, revaluation) and other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of accounting principles, management accounting concepts and the monthly consolidation process. This person will collaborate well with other teams, adapt quickly as processes and policies change, research and respond timely to inquiries from market leaders and manipulate large and complex datasets into transactions or clear and concise schedules. This position will report to the Sr. Accounting Manager of the General Accounting and Consolidation team and will work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

  • We are Slalom Accounting:
  • We dig in. Every number tells a story, and we thrive on taking a deeper dive. We are not afraid of the details.
  • We go above and beyond. Going the extra mile for the internal clients that we support is our specialty.
  • We have fun. Accounting may not be inherently entertaining, but we do everything we can to make our work enjoyable.
  • We celebrate each other. Accomplishments and contributions are recognized often at fun events (food & drink included!).
  • We give back. Volunteering as a group allows us to give back to our community while strengthening our team bond.
  • We are the best of the best. We bring our A-game to everything we do.

You may be a candidate for this role if:

  • You are a self-starter with a creative energy and passion for problem solving and critical thinking and are always on the lookout for process improvement opportunities.
  • You are a lifelong learner who is self-motivated and excited about new challenges.
  • You are a first-rate communicator with a niche for explaining complex ideas in a simple and direct way.
  • You are meticulous and take pride in the details.
  • You are intrigued by technology and the tools that elevate our performance.
  • You inspire those around you with your enthusiasm to deliver and desire to continually one-up your personal best.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Play a key role in the monthly close and consolidation process.
  • Prepare monthly reports and assist with ad hoc reporting requests.
  • Perform monthly analytical review of Balance Sheet and P&L accounts.
  • Document policies and processes.
  • Create, maintain and manipulate large MS Excel data models.
  • Interpret software licensing contracts and determine the appropriate accounting treatment.
  • Contribute to audit preparation by providing requested documentation and analysis.
  • Drive continued process improvement, including working cross-functionally, to create repeatable, consistent best practices that enable scale.
  • Handle special projects as identified.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience required.
  • 4-5 years of progressive accounting experience in mid/large size, multi-national or fast-growing companies.
  • Detail oriented with superior critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Proficient with MS Excel; experience with Power Query a plus.
  • Adept at working with large datasets in MS Excel heavy processes.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret contracts.
  • Ability to recognize urgency in solving problems and respond creatively in a dynamic, rapidly evolving organization.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills with the ability to present findings and interact cross-functionally at all levels of the organization.


Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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