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Staff Accountant

NBBB has been building boats on Whidbey Island since 1964. We are in Freeland, WA where we produce tugs, ferries, fire boats, commercial fishing boats, barges, dinner boats, and many other vessels. Everett Ship Repair was founded in 2019 and has become the Pacific Northwest’s Premier Ship Repair Facility.  It offers vast ship repair capabilities from its facility in Everett, Washington, including repair, maintenance, and conversion services for any type of commercial vessel, with focus on workboats and passenger vessels. Together, these two operating companies comprise Ice Cap Holdings’ presence in the Pacific Northwest maritime community.


We are seeking two Staff Accountants to participate in the daily operations of our accounting department and administer the financial processes to maintain our strong internal control environment and to assure the records of the company are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and other regulatory requirements. Essential to this role is ability to work as part of a team, learn independently, solve problems, and communicate effectively. The successful candidate may work in either our Everett or Freeland site, and we are open to telecommute and /or hybrid arrangements. This position provides an opportunity for significant growth with a team and culture that is committed to continued development and a collegial working environment. You will report to the Director of Finance and perform a combination of the below responsibilities.             

Key Roles & Responsibilities


• Daily cash reconciliations
• Weekly general ledger reconciliations
• Accounts receivable
Customer onboarding and credit applications
Customer invoices and timely billings by project managers
Cash receipts and application
Produce financial and management reports including A/R aging, billings forecast and distribute weekly
Investigate and resolve any irregularities or enquiries
Drive invoicing process with Project Managers to ensure accurate and timely billings
Aging and billing forecasts
Collections
• Accounts payable
Vendor onboarding, special claim status and compliance verification (insurance, certified payroll, DBE/WBE, waiver, and related documentation requirements)
Invoice validation to purchase orders, receipts, and GL accounts
Ensure timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers
Create and maintain accurate financial records and control reports
Generate payment to vendors on a routine schedule and match the check with backup for review by the financial manager
Cash disbursements
Aging and payable forecasts
Expense reports and reimbursements
• Revenue recognition
Work in progress schedules (WIP) by project (WIP inventory, progress billings contra inventory, net current asset or liability, and related expense inputs)
• Fixed assets
Construction in process (CIP) project requirements, applications, and schedules
• Double entry accounting
• Accruals and deferrals
• Monthly close
• Support in the collection, analysis, and compilation of data from all accounting functions necessary for monthly reporting
• Support in communicating monthly operating results to NBBB management as needed.
• Audit support (workers compensation, 401K, and annual)
• Project onboarding (site, project, and vessel type codes)
• Tax filings (payroll, sales, excise, and unemployment returns)
• SOP documentation and cross training
• Ad hoc projects

Requirements

Required Qualifications
• BA/BS in Accounting or equivalent coursework from an accredited university
• Understanding of the FASB conceptual framework as a basis for GAAP
• High degree of professionalism, integrity, and customer service
• Positive attitude and team orientation, plus ability to work independently as needed
• Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
• Proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
Distinguishing Qualifications
• 1-3 years of relevant experience within a manufacturing or construction environment
• Construction Management or General Contracting or Subcontractor industry experience
• Experience in job cost accounting and financial reporting
• Proficiency with Sage X3
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