Skookum Contract Services Accountant in Bremerton, Washington

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Where: Bremerton, WA

Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Wage: DOE

Work Schedule: Day Shift, Monday – Friday

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) and a robust wellness program

Skookum, an award winning, non-profit organization seeks a dynamic and dedicated Accountant to support our mission of “Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities”. Due to companywide growth and expansion, we are continually increasing our Finance Department staff.

The Accountant must uphold our core values; Partnership, Diversity, Integrity, Quality and Commitment, to ensure that our customer meets their mission and we meet ours.

As a Skookum Accountant, you will be responsible for general accounting including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules, ledger accounts, and bank reconciliations. Assisting with monthly closings, account analysis, and supporting management in carrying out the responsibilities of the finance department.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Compile and assist with financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts.

  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.

  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.

  • Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities in a prompt and accurate manner that align with monthly closing deadlines.

  • Prepare and maintain monthly, quarterly, annual reconciliations on Balance Sheet Accounts - Ledger and Bank Accounts.

  • Prepare and Maintain Fixed Assets Records to include the coordination and management of Fixed Asset Purchases, Asset Transfers, Sales/Disposals, Replacements, and Expiring Assets.

  • Record and maintain Payroll Tax Payments including Payroll Tax Liability reconciliations to include verification and comparison of tax computations and returns against ledger activity.

  • Assist in the monthly analysis of operational expenses, business line and position alignment by Main Contract.

  • Prepare and maintain assigned audit schedules along supporting documentation for line items to include requesting quarterly reviews with manager in preparation of the annual audit.

  • Daily Data Entry, Scanning, Copying, and Filing as needed.

  • “In this type of organization, each individual functions as an entrepreneur, with a deeply rooted personal investment in both their own work and the company’s success.”

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years’ Accounting experience. (Recent College Graduate acceptable)

  • Minimum BA/BS or equivalent experience preferred.

  • Must possess strong problem-solving skills, accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills.

  • Proficient in Excel and Word, 10-key by touch with the ability to type 60-65 wpm.

  • Ability to establish and meet deadlines, work under pressure, and handle multiple priorities with a high sense of urgency, while meeting our high accuracy expectations of minimal to no errors.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and able to pass a national criminal background check, consumer check and reference checks.

How to Apply:

Visit our website at to complete an application. Please upload a cover letter and resume.

Skookum was established in 1988 out of Port Townsend, WA, employing 18 individuals. Skookum to date operates in 11 states including Washington, D.C. and currently employs over 1,200 individuals nationwide providing critical facilities and logistics services to our government customers. One third of our employees are Veterans. Our home office is headquartered in Bremerton, WA.


We are dedicated to delivering superior, on-time products and services to our customers. We strive to build a diverse workforce throughout all of our worksites, along with a strong focus on hiring returning soldiers and persons with disabilities.


We promote exceptional results with extraordinary people through our diverse team of skilled and values-driven individuals.


We collaborate with each other so that everyone can contribute. We perform work that has a meaningful purpose with the mission to create social change.

Skookum has a reputation of excellence, open communications, transparent operations and an outstanding workforce!

Skookum is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Skookum participates in E-Verify. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity, eligibility to work in the United States and must complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.