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Aston Carter Accountant/Bookkeeper II in Kirkland, Washington

100% onsite in Kirkland, WA


  • Assist with tax projects (1040, 1120, 1120S, 1065) and provide support.

  • Prepare or assist clients with year-end transactions and trial balance preparation.

  • Work with numerous clients and internal bookkeepers.

  • Communicate with clients regarding service engagements.

  • Work closely with the Partner Group and senior staff members.

  • QuickBooks (Desktop and Online) setup, training and troubleshooting.

  • Consult and implement advanced and innovative accounting processes and technology.

  • Payroll return review or preparation, reporting, set-up and filing obligations.

  • Identify and implement improvements for clients’ business and accounting processes.

  • Review or prepare annual year-end reporting forms, including 1099s and W-2s.

  • Review or prepare State and local B&O/Excise/Use Tax filings.

  • Review or prepare annual Personal Property Listings.

  • Special projects as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Accounting

  • Tax

  • MS Office Suite

  • QuickBooks

  • Payroll

  • Balance sheet

  • Reporting

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Recent public accounting experienced highly preferred.

  • Degree in Accounting or equivalent.

  • Proficiency in QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online, payroll and Microsoft Excel.

  • Ability to prioritize workflow, manage time effectively and meet deadlines.

  • Great communicator, extremely detail-oriented, self-starter and ability to work independently.

    Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific elections, plan, or program terms. This temporary role may be eligible for the following:

    · Medical, dental & vision

    · 401(k)/Roth

    · Insurance (Basic/Supplemental Life & AD&D)

    · Short and long-term disability

    · Health & Dependent Care Spending Accounts (HSA & DCFSA)

    · Transportation benefits

    · Employee Assistance Program

    · Time Off/Leave (PTO, Vacation or Sick Leave)

    About Aston Carter:

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At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email ( for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.