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Senior Accounting/ Financial Analyst Job

Date: Jan 1, 2022

Location: Mt 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 premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck 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.  


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 Senior Accounting/ Financial Analyst is responsible for engineering program spending and forecast analysis and interacts closely with a variety of departments and personnel throughout the PACCAR Technical Center (PTC). Responsibilities include support for DOE funded programs, analyzing data for management and assisting with month-end.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

•    Ensure timely and accurate presentation of financial statements and analytical reports.
•    Perform month-end closing cycle activities for research & development programs including preparing monthly journal entries, preparing financial statements and reporting results to Corporate and division management.
•    Provide support for accounting processes related to various Department of Energy (DOE) programs including monthly reconciliation, invoice preparation and/or review, quarterly reporting to DOE, indirect cost reporting, annual audits, etc.
•    Analyze the monthly results against program budgets and investigate variances with program managers. Monitor expenses to assist managers in achieving their project objectives while staying within approved budgets.
•    Coordinate the forecast process, gathering and assessing data from various sources and managers to compile the forecast of future trends.
•    Participate in budget preparation and analysis
•    Prepare month-end journal entries and reconciliation
•    Assist in preparing and reviewing reconciliations.
•    Prepare annual and quarterly reports as required.
•    Special projects as assigned.


Qualifications & Skills

•    BS/BA Accounting degree required 
•    4+ years relevant work experience
•    Strong technical accounting skills, including experience with project based accounting
•    Experience with government awards accounting desired
•    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 Access skills 
•    SAP experience desired


Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site. 
PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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