General Accountant (GR 24) Job

Date: May 19, 2023

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US, 98273-9671 Denton, TX, US, 76205-7864 Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Requisition Summary

The General Accountant/Senior General Accountant will be responsible for capital assets, employee expense reports and account reconciliations. Assist with month-end close tasks, including journal entry preparation, department overhead reviews and SOX/ICAP testing and other administrative tasks.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Coordinate accounting and tracking of capital projects 
  • Audit employee expense reports, including review for proper documentation 
  • Participate in department overhead reviews for month-end and forecast 
  • Prepare monthly journal entries
  • Complete monthly account reconciliations, as assigned
  • Participate in SOX/ICAP testing and initiate process improvements
  • Participate in year-end closing activities, as assigned
  • Provide accounting support for operations
  • Identify and implement process improvements
  • Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Attention to detail with a “big picture” focus
  • Ability to influence and work with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Must be a self-starter, able to meet deadlines and work as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure with deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and technical accounting skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills – Excel, Word & PowerPoint
  • Understanding of U.S. GAAP and Internal Controls
  • SAP experience desired


Education Required

BS/BA Accounting Degree


  • CPA or CPA candidate
  • Public Accounting or Audit experience



PACCAR Benefits

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education 
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more


Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability and E-Verify Employer. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for the General Accountant is $72,200 - $108,000 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.


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