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Date: Jan 2, 2018

Location: Renton, WA, US

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

PACCAR’s Information Technology Division (ITD), located in Renton, WA utilizes cutting-edge technology to provide systems development, consulting, voice and data communications services to the entire Corporation, which has high visibility in the technology sector.

Requisition Summary

Position reports to the Information Technology Controller and is responsible for managing and performing a wide range of accounting functions with an emphasis on general accounting.  Responsibilities include month-end closing and reporting, forecasting and expense management. The ideal candidate will interact closely with various department managers within the Information Technology division and personnel throughout the Controllers’ organization.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

Manage:  Manage the day-to-day accounting functions related to general accounting, accounts receivable / payable, payroll and fixed assets. Recruit, supervise, mentor and motivate a staff of four.

Business Partner:  Actively engage with Operations personnel to improve processes, actively support the management team, serving as the Controller when the Controller is off-site. Work with Department Managers to ensure appropriate spending levels are achieved, offering alternatives to meet spending goals.

General Accounting:  Ensure timely and accurate completion of analytical reports and accounts reconciliations.  Prepare and review various management reports including reports containing global consolidated information.  Responsible for ensuring the accurate accounting and reporting including quarterly analysis prepared for PACCAR Corporate Consolidations.

Forecast:  Manage with the monthly forecasts including variance analysis. Facilitate the annual overhead budget process including presentation preparation to senior executive management.

Month-end:  Manage the month-end cycle by coordinating workflow, preparing and reviewing various journal entries, analyzing key accounts and reporting results to the financial reporting group. Review of department expenditures and the actual to budget comparison. Prepare executive financial comments

Special Projects:  Assist with special projects including system implementations, initiating various process improvements utilizing Six Sigma tools, etc.


  • Excellent analytical and technical accounting skills required
  • Minimum of eight plus years of relevant accounting experience with increasing responsibility required (SAP experience a plus). 
  • Accomplished leadership and supervisory skills, emphasizing continuous improvement
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills required with the ability to work independently, handling multiple tasks and changing priorities while meeting non-negotiable deadlines
  • Attention to detail with a “big picture” focus
  • Proficient computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access


  • BS/BA Accounting Degree required
  • CPA or MBA preferred


Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Information Technology, Accounts Payable, Accounting, Consulting, Accounts Receivable, Technology, Finance

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