General Accountant Job

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Date: Feb 16, 2024

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US, 98273-9671

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!


Division Information 

The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington. 


Requisition Summary 

The General Accountant is responsible for working closely with program management and the accounting team to support the accounting and reporting requirements for Department of Energy (DOE) programs. The role is also responsible for internal controls testing, month-end close support and other general accounting duties.  


 Location : Mt. Vernon, WA  (PTC) 


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Participate in accounting processes for various Department of Energy (DOE) programs including preparation of monthly program reconciliation, monthly request for reimbursement, quarterly and annual reporting, annual audit, etc.
  • Review and validate program cost estimates, forecast assumptions
  • Analyze monthly program spending and prepare variance analysis
  • Prepare month-end journal entries and reconciliation
  • Responsible for internal control program including SOX compliance
  • Review and approve employee expense reports within Concur
  • Identify and implement process improvements
  • Other special projects as assigned



  • 2+ years relevant work experience
  • Understanding of US GAAP
  • Strong technical accounting skills, including experience with project-based accounting
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to handle multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and work as part of a team
  • Attention to detail with a ‘Big picture” focus and drive for continuous improvement
  • Ability to work independently, handling multiple priorities to meet deadlines
  • Strong PC skills including advanced MS Excel (charts, pivot tables, Power Query, etc.) and PowerPoint
  • SAP experience desired
  • Concur experience desired


Education Required

BS/BA Accounting Degree ; CPA preferred





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 $63,000 - $94,500 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above. 


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