Current Openings

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Looking for a healthy work-life balance and great benefits? What about an opportunity to advance your career? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Larson Gross has a lot to offer and in exchange, we’re looking for the best talent.

Resumes are accepted year round for positions in administration, bookkeeping and for certified public accountants. If you have prior public accounting experience, we want to hear from you.

You can apply for the following positions by submitting your cover letter and resume to us.

Current openings:

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the openings you see listed below.

Bookkeeper--Construction Company

Bookkeeper--Construction Company

Bookkeeper/Office Administrator

A well-established construction firm, in Whatcom County, is seeking an experienced full-charge bookkeeper and office administrator. If you have outstanding bookkeeping skills and enjoy being the go-to person for a wide-variety of administrative projects, this could be a great opportunity to be an integral part of this locally owned and family operated business.

Responsibilities include:
• Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable
• General Ledger, Journal Entries, Reconciliations
• Payroll
• Job Cost Reports
• Quarterly Taxes and Reports, Month End, Year End Closing
• Processing rental applications, tracking payments, managing renewals
• Providing general office support (mail, fax, letters, forms, email) for all team members
• Reception; answering phones and greeting clients
• Additional projects/tasks as assigned or as you initiate

Essential Qualifications:
• Five+ years of applicable accounting or bookkeeping experience; Construction Industry experience preferred
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel) and Quickbooks; Aptitude to learn other software quickly
• Excellent communication skills; with a positive, can-do attitude
• Flexible; eagerness to accept additional responsibility and to adjust priorities as needed
• Detail oriented, capable of handling a variety of responsibilities
• Demonstrates initiative and ability to problem solve

This is a full-time role with competitive compensation. Benefit package also includes medical, dental, 401K with company match, and paid vacation.

All inquiries should be directed to Larson Gross, who is recruiting for this position.
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Controller-Chad Fisher Construction

Controller-Chad Fisher Construction

Put Your Construction Accounting and Finance Skills to Use

Chad Fisher Construction, a successful and well-established commercial construction-based business located in Burlington, Wa, is seeking a team-oriented leader, problem solver, and strategic thinker to manage all accounting and finance activities.

Primary Responsibilities include:
• Financial Analysis and Monthly Financial Statement Production
• Budgeting and Forecasting
• Cash Management
• Accounts Receivable and Contract Review
• Accounts Payable
• Payroll
• Tax Reporting and Compliance
• Banking and Reconciliations
• Development and oversight of financial policies and procedures
• Oversight of Administrative/Accounting Staff
• Other Responsibilities as Assigned

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
• Minimum of 5 years of professional accounting experience; Construction Industry and Contract Experience a Plus
• Management/supervisory experience
• Thorough understanding of accounting principles (GAAP), systems and methods
• Proficiency with MS Office applications and Accounting Software
• Proven initiative and follow-through with drive for constant improvement
• Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
• Strong organizational and analytical skills

This is a full-time, salaried position. Work hours are typically Monday through Friday, but requires some flexibility when workload demands it.

Salary and Benefits:

Compensation is competitive and based on experience. Benefits include company-paid health insurance, dental and vision insurance, Simple IRA with company match up to 3%, paid time off and holidays.

All inquiries should be directed to Larson Gross, who is recruiting for this position.
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Assistant Director-Spark Museum

Assistant Director-Spark Museum

Spark: The Museum of Electrical Invention, a Whatcom County non-profit organization located in downtown Bellingham, WA is seeking an Assistant Director.

If you are a business-oriented professional eager to work on a variety of critical finance, accounting and administrative responsibilities, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

The Assistant Director provides general support and assistance to the President to maintain continuity of the Museum operations and to ensure that it functions efficiently and effectively on a daily basis. The Assistant Director helps to maintain continuity between the President’s strategic focus and the daily operational needs of the Museum.

Responsibilities of the Role include:

1. Operations: Regularly meet with staff to oversee coordination of all Museum functions and services. Provide oversight and support as needed. Develop policy and procedure, negotiate vendor contracts, maintain corporate relationships and museum licenses, subscriptions and memberships.
2. Personnel: Hire, train and mentor staff. Oversee staff performance and goal setting.
3. Finance: Ensure the proper execution of the Museum budget by assisting the President in developing and supervising the annual budget and related forecasts and by maintaining and/or tracking all museum financial records.
4. Accounting: Responsible for accounts receivable and accounts payable. Work with Accountant to ensure payroll and all tax liabilities and reporting requirements are in compliance.
5. Development: Work with Board to 1) identify and secure grant opportunities and management grant funds, 2) increase membership, and 3) plan and coordinate annual fundraising event.
6. Collections: Administrative management of collections which includes accession, storage, deaccession, disposition and conservation.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Direct oversight and supervision of the Museum staff (currently the following positions):
1. Director of Operations
2. Program Coordinator

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Management, Museum Studies or related field
• A minimum of five years in positions of progressive responsibility in office management, business management, not-for-profit management or museum management is required.
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong computer skills including the Microsoft Office suite. Familiarity with cloud services such as Dropbox and Google Admin is a plus.
• Supervisory and leadership skills to operate a 6-day per week operation
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to serve as an articulate spokesperson for the Museum
• Experience in a collection base science or history museum is preferred.
• Experience in development and fundraising, including grants as well as corporate and private donations; demonstrated ability to develop partnerships and identify creative solutions
• Financial record-keeping skills with capability of near error-free accounting and outstanding attention to detail
• Evidence of success in strategic planning, budget planning and administration
• Ability to think about problems, develop solutions and resolute in their implementation

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Works daily in a typical office setting, although this exempt position may require some weekend or evening work, including participation in museum events. Supervision responsibility of the 6 day a week operation of Museum may require remaining on-call during non-office hours.

Requires standing, sitting, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds, if necessary, to assist in setting up museum exhibits, maintaining museum collection, rearranging collection and office space, preparing museum for special events and programs.

Hours and Compensation
This is a full-time, salaried position. Work hours are typically 8am-5pm Tuesday-Saturday, but some flexibility will be required to operate a 6 days per week operation. A competitive salary and benefits are provided. Benefits include performance-based bonus, 2 weeks of PTO, paid holidays and a health care stipend.

How to Apply
All inquiries should be directed to Larson Gross, who is recruiting for this position.
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Senior Auditor

Senior Auditor

Core Job Responsibilities:

*Perform a broad range of more advanced tasks which could include more complex tax returns, compilations, reviews, audits and research
*Direct and review the work of staff accountants and proactively identify issues or problems that may need to be resolved
*Train and supervise staff on routine accounting and audit engagements
*Participate in planning, scheduling, and interviewing clients
*Prepare engagement budgets
*Develop client relationships

Preferred Qualifications:

*3-6+ years experience in public accounting, demonstrating a progression of complexity of tax and audit knowledge and accounting projects
*Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting
*Current and valid CPA license
*Able to manage workload efficiently, seek additional responsibility, and meet all deadlines
*Superior written and verbal communication skills with staff and clients
*Previous supervisory experience or a strong aptitude
*Demonstrates initiative
*Strong team ethic
*Good problem solving skills

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Senior Tax Accountant

Senior Tax Accountant

Core Job Responsibilities:

*Complete complex tax returns and research
*Direct and review the work of staff accountants
*Train and supervise staff on routine accounting and tax engagements
*Plan, schedule, and interview clients
*Prepare engagement budgets
*Develop client relationships

Preferred Qualifications:

*3-6+ years experience in public accounting, demonstrating a progression of complexity of tax knowledge and accounting projects
*Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting
*Current and valid CPA license
*Able to manage workload efficiently, seek additional responsibility, and meet all deadlines
*Superior written and verbal communication skills with staff and clients
*Previous supervisory experience or a strong aptitude
*Demonstrates initiative
*Strong team ethic
*Good problem solving skills

Email your resume and cover letter