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Senior Staff Accountant

Mukilteo, WA · Accounting/Finance
Zap Energy is looking for a motivated and curious Senior Staff Accountant to support the growing team. With your keen eye for detail and excellent problem-solving skills, you will support daily financial operations of the company and develop processes to enhance overall efficiency. You will be a part of a tightly knit finance and administration team and use your talents to make a positive contribution, learn new skills, and grow with the Company.  
  • Manage Accounts Payable process, including monthly accruals
  • Assist with vendor management and procure-to-pay processes
  • Assist with expense report processing
  • Manage corporate purchasing card and reconcile credit card accounts
  • Assist with month-end close process, including preparation of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist with financial statement preparation and reporting
  • Assist with creation of new process documentation
  • Assist with annual financial audit
  • Other related tasks as needed
Skills and Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • Public accounting experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Work finder - always looking ahead for next steps to be taken, providing suggested improvements, seeking out where help is needed
  • Organizational guru - love diving into details
  • Experience in a startup or other rapid growth industries would be an advantage
  • Dedicated to learning and continued development
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications; strong Excel skills, preferred
  • High level of professionalism and ability to maintain confidentiality 
Benefits of joining Zap Energy:
While doing meaningful work is rewarding, we also offer the following programs and benefits for all employees:
  • Stock options
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Premium medical / dental / vision insurance
  • Flexible vacation and paid company holidays

Zap Energy is building a low-cost, compact and scalable fusion energy platform that confines and compresses plasma without the need for expensive and complex magnetic coils. Zap’s sheared-flow-stabilized Z-pinch technology offers the shortest potential path to commercially viable fusion and requires orders of magnitude less capital than traditional approaches. Zap Energy has over 60 employees in two facilities near Seattle and is backed by leading financial and strategic investors.   Zap Energy is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws and regulations.  

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