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Sr. Accounting Specialist Job

Date: Jan 29, 2023

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR

Sr. Accounting Specialist



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 builds premium commercial vehicles for sale in the US, Canada, Mexico and Australia and for export throughout the world. Peterbilt Motors also designs, manufactures and distributes premium commercial vehicles in the US and Canada. DAF Trucks manufactures trucks in the Netherlands, Belgium and the United Kingdom for sale throughout Western and Eastern Europe, and export to Asia, Africa and North America.


Why Work at PACCAR?

PACCAR offers comprehensive benefits from time of hire through retirement for vested employees and their families. As a U.S. Salaried 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
  • This position is also eligible for a holiday bonus


Requisition Summary 

Ensure compliance with Corporate, Division and Plant policies for general accounting, inventory valuation and effective internal controls.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Process supplier invoices including coding, 3-way match and posting in a timely manner.
  • Review/follow up on supplier statements ensuring aged items are addressed timely.
  • Responsible for timely address MRO supplier queries either via email or telephone
  • Responsible for coding Concur expenses and process for payment including month end accrual
  • Process Work orders to identify charges to departments or supplier
  • Process eSRs (electronic Shipping Request) to identify charges to departments or supplier
  • Responsible/coordinate documentation filing according to record retention policy
  • Participate in month end accounting close process including creating journal entries preparation, invoice accruals and preparation of accounts reconciliations as assigned.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual payroll reports.
  • Process bi-weekly payroll for hourly employees located at Kenworth Renton, in compliance with Union contracts
  • Responsible for processing employee garnishments and ensure legal compliance
  • Maintain employee payroll records in SAP, audit data inputs and research discrepancies
  • Process off-cycle payroll runs as needed
  • Work closely with PACCAR Corporate Payroll, Human Resources and other departments
  • Assist in KW Renton physical inventory as assigned
  • Perform any other duties and/or participate in team-oriented accounting studies and projects




  • Associates Degree in Accounting 
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience in AP Processing and Payroll (preferred)
  • Experience with Pension Plan desired
  • Detail-oriented and the ability to handle multiple tasks within deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Customer service oriented
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills and SAP experience desired
  • Strong organizational skills required with the ability to work independently, handling multiple tasks and changing priorities while meeting non-negotiable deadlines


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 $53,500 - $80,300 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above. 

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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