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Another Source's client, Callisons, Inc., is recruiting a Staff Accountant to join their Lacey, WA team.

Here's a little about Callisons, Inc. and the Accountant position they are seeking to fill:

I.P. Callison began in the Pacific Northwest in 1903 as a horse and buggy operation trading in cascara bark. Through two world wars, changing global supplies and shifting consumer demands, Callisons continued to innovate and thrive by embracing new business opportunities and markets. Today, Callisons is the leading supplier of mint oils and flavors in the world. And we re constantly thinking ahead to what s next. That could only happen in a place that rewards opportunity-seekers, inventors and flavor technicians with a passion for creating distinctive tastes for customers around the world.

If you are looking for flexibility this role is for you! This position offers the opportunity to have a start time from 6 am to 9 am. In addition, Callisons offers a competitive salary of $50,000 - 55,000 depending experience and a full benefits package including medical/dental/vision, 401(k), Health and Flexible Spending Accounts, and Life/Disability Insurance.

Callisons is proud and honored to be selected by the Thurston Economic Development Council as their choice for the Large Business of the Year Award for 2017. For more information about the Thurston EDC Business Awards you can find the full article here:

The role:

The Staff Accountant working directly with the controller will be assist in: Year end closing and annual audit, general ledger, inventory and cost accounting, fixed assets and cost of good sold. This position requires strong communication skills, attention to detail, ability to organize and prioritize work. This role wears many hats so flexibility is a must. This is a great opportunity to join a stable growing company with the opportunity to make an impact and grow your career!

In this role you will:

  • Assist in year end closing and annual audit.
  • General Ledger
    • Prepare journal entries
    • Monthly account reconciliations
    • Accruals
    • Assist in preparation of Financial Statements
    • Bank statement reconciliations
  • Inventory/Cost Accounting
    • Review work orders for accuracy and work closely with production team to ensure proper costing
    • Run monthly inventory reports and review for accuracy
    • Research discrepancies and adjust inventory as necessary
    • Organize and oversee year end physical inventory count and reconciliation (candidate should expect to work last weeks of December)
    • Maintain consignment inventory balances and reconcile to 3rd party inventory reports
  • Incoming materials
    • Review purchases of domestic and foreign inventory
    • Match paperwork received from remote field locations with internal purchasing department documents
    • Record state commission payables and prepare monthly voucher
    • Communicate with Field Managers regarding problems, accounting questions
  • Fixed Assets
    • Maintain fixed asset records
    • Maintain proper cost segregation on internally constructed assets
    • Prepare depreciation schedules
  • Sales and Cost of Goods Sold
    • Review sales and cost of goods figures
    • File monthly B&O tax

Experience you bring to the team:

  • BA/BS in Business, Accounting, or Finance preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in accounting field desirable but not necessary if candidate demonstrates an eagerness and enthusiasm to learn with good work ethic.
  • Experience with process manufacturing a plus.
  • CPA candidate desired but not necessary.
  • Good knowledge of GAAP
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Highly organized with ability to prioritize and manage time effectively to manage a broad range of responsibilities.
  • Motivated, self starter with a strong work ethic and ability to work with little supervision.
  • Positive attitude, enthusiasm, and a sincere interest in accounting.
  • Strong ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

Please note, you must pass a background check upon job offer.

Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis, to maximize the recruiting process.




* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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