Sr. Accountant

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Date: Jul 13, 2024

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

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

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.

Paccar Benefits

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

  • Competitive salary and 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, 12 paid holidays, and sick leave
  • 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 program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field

Requisition Summary

The Senior Accountant is responsible for fixed asset, inventory, freight and capital project accounting and reporting.  Review budget and actual spending for various overhead departments. Prepare internal reports of key Plant operation and financial metrics.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Prepare and analyze journal entries and account reconciliations surrounding fixed assets, inventory and other various accounts.
  • Provide financial support to operations team to manage capital projects. Ensure accurate reporting of fixed assets and capital projects.
  • Responsible for the preparation of timely, accurate, and meaningful monthly forecast and related analysis for various factory overhead departments.
  • Prepare various month end, quarter end and annual report schedules.
  • Work together with Division and other Plant Accounting team members to ensure timely and accurate cross division reporting.
  • Support month-end inventory counts, quarterly statistical audits of consigned inventory, bi-annual physical inventory and assist in the reconciliations of the GL to the counts.
  • Record intercompany transactions and supplier chargebacks for premium freight and rework.
  • Special and ad hoc projects as assigned.


  • BS/BA Accounting Degree required
  • MBA/CMA/CPA desired and Master’s degree preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant accounting experience
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple tasks in a fast paced and time sensitive environment Strong work ethic and desire to exceed expectations
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Access
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. 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 this position is $65,500 - $90,000 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above. This is a safety-sensitive position, and the pre-employment drug testing includes cannabis testing.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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