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Sr. Accounting Clerk

Company: Stella-Jones Inc.
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

"Where our people and our products are essential"

Stella-Jones is North America's leading producer of industrial pressure-treated wood products. Responding to the vital infrastructure needs of our economy, we manufacture and distribute railway ties, utility poles, residential lumber and industrial wood products across the continent. Stella-Jones recruits team members who embody our core values and desire an environment where growth is inspired, dedication is recognized, and achievement is rewarded. Our ever-expanding footprint provides a great prospect for career advancement as we seek to develop our emerging leaders.

Stella-Jones is seeking a qualified Sr. Accounting Clerk to join our team in the Tacoma, WA office. This role will calculate and prepare accurate and timely vendor invoices as well as provide management with detailed sales reports.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Compiles and sorts documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions.
  • Analyzes and resolves purchase order discrepancies regarding invoice price, goods receipt quantities, allowances and terms between Company supplier's invoices and Company purchase orders.
  • Processes invoices in an accurate and timely manner which enables the generation of the Stella-Jones monthly and yearly financial statements.
  • Extracts general ledger information.
  • Compiles cost reports and balance sheets.
  • Reconciles report discrepancies and problems.
  • Codes data for input to financial data processing system according to company procedures.
  • Reviews, balances, and interprets computer reports, and makes corrections.
  • Corresponds with vendors, conducts investigations and brings complex discrepancies to resolution.
  • Maintains awareness of all activities and issues that could impact daily operations and service levels.
  • Assists with Accounts Payable month and year-end close.
  • Special tasks as assigned and participate in projects as needed.
  • Maintains Company and employee confidence by keeping information confidential.
  • Participates and contributes to company safety program


  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one-year related experience or training.
  • Six months to one-year related experience in Accounts Payable.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel (formulas, pivot tables, data manipulation).
  • Previous experience in a Manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Consistently demonstrated excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to resolve and/or escalate conflict using tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality surrounding sensitive customer or company information.
  • Actively participates and collaborates with others on one's own team and across Stella-Jones for the achievement of business goals.
  • Works smart by setting effective work goals, establishing priorities, and planning well in

order to produce quality work.

Keywords: Stella-Jones Inc., Tacoma , Sr. Accounting Clerk, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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