• Accountant Senior, Research Grants

    Job ID 2018-29435
    Area of Interest
    Acctg/Finance/Decision Support
    Location Name
    818 Stewart
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Research Finance
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    Here at Seattle Children's we are united by a compelling mission: We provide hope, care and cures to help every child to live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Seattle Children's Research Institute is among the top 5 in National Institutes of Health funding - a sign that our physician-scientists are leaders in research that improves the outlook for children with a wide range of conditions.

    Come join our team!

    The Accountant Senior, Research Grants position will account for federal, state, and private research grants, contracts, and gift funds so that they are managed in accordance with grantor and contractor requirements, which support Seattle Children’s mission as a health care delivery system. Review and interpret financial reporting requirements, rules, and regulations. Use professional accounting concepts. Apply company polices and procedures to resolve accounting issues. Other key responsibilities include: overseeing the grant manager and personnel manager subsidiary systems; supporting level of effort reporting; supporting department operations (e.g. preparing audit schedules for A-133); and maintaining currency on accounting and policy statements and laws/regulations regarding NIH and PHS research issues.

    Seattle Children's Employer Highlights

    • Leader in Pediatric Care: Because of our people, Seattle Children's is recognized as a leading teaching, research and specialty care center at the forefront of pediatric care.
    • Employee Centric: Rated #10 on Forbes Best Employer list.
    • Competitive Benefits: We support a healthy work-life balance. Our benefits include employee care, paid time off, health insurance and retirement savings.
    • Transportation Discounts: Company bike program, on-site zip cars, unlimited ORCA transit pass, daily commute bonus provided to staff who us alternate methods of travel to/from work, company vanpools.
    • Diversity/Inclusion: We strive to maintain an atmosphere that reflects our values of inclusion by providing effective and respectful care compatible with each patient and family's beliefs, values, and heritage.

    Want to know what it is like to work at Seattle Children's? Read more about our culture or check out our TheMuse page for an inside look into Seattle Children's.


    Required Education/Experience:
    - Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
    - Minimum of five (5) years accounting experience, to include grant/contract accounting experience.


    - CPA (Certified Public Accountant) certification
    - Healthcare accounting experience; non-profit accounting experience
    - Lawson ERP proficiency.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    - Excellent attention to detail and ability to implement process improvements
    - Knowledge of and proficiency using Outlook, Word, Excel and Access
    - Strong interpersonal/communication skills
    - Demonstrated acounting expertise
    - Prioritization skills and attention to detail
    - Able to work independently
    - Able to work hours outside of normal schedule to meet deadlines as needed.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed