Staff Accountant in Kent, WA at Davis Wire

Date Posted: 11/12/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Kent, WA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

The Company 

US Wire Group is the parent of three independent companies (five manufacturing facilities) which produce steel wire and cable/wire related products that serve many industries. The independent business model fosters entrepreneurship and growth and allows professional development at all levels. US Wire Group is part of the Metals Processing Group and wholly owned by The Heico Companies, LLC.

Our philosophy of developing a close customer contact to provide prompt, responsive service and to meet our customer's changing needs allows us to be leaders within our respective industries. Products are marketed domestically through a direct sales force, manufacturer's representatives and an established network of independent distributors. Our company is diverse and has a solid management base, product/market niches and efficient manufacturing capabilities.

The Position 


The Accounting Assistant serves as a backup to both production reporting and accounts payable. This role is responsible for providing assistance wherever needed within the accounting department and assisting with special projects and general overflow.


Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

  • Processing daily labor hours into MRP and timekeeping systems
  • Processes receiving of inbound rod inventories
  • Backup to Payroll and payroll recordkeeping
  • Assists with preparation of backup documents for internal auditor reviews
  • Closing work orders
  • Assisting with inventory and timecard errors
  • Work with supervisors on accuracy of reporting
  • Back up inventory receiving
  • Support inventory investigations
  • Support accounting as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements


  • AA degree in business, Bachelor’s degree preferred in Accounting or other business related field of study
  • MS Office skills intermediate or higher
  • Must be able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Must be 18 years or older due to work environment and labor laws
  • Must be able to pass preemployment background, drug/alcohol, and physical screenings
  • Must be able to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry, as well as calculate figures and amounts such as: discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to write routine reports and create professional correspondence
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions
  • Ability to think strategically and problem solve effectively
  • Excellent written communication and documentation skills
  • Must be able to work independently, as a team, and be able to work with internal customers
  • Authorized to work for any employer in the United States of America


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to occasionally work in a dusty environment around metals
  • Sight – hand and eye coordination, depth perception needed to operate computer
  • Hearing – must be able to hear others on the phone or in person, warning sounds of forklift and other heavy machinery
  • Speech – must be able to communicate effectively with others while working
  • Must be able to stand, bend, kneel, and lift seldom to occasional
  • Must be able to sit, twist, reach, grasp, and fine manipulation occasional to constant
  • Must be able to squat, stoop, kneel, reach overhead seldom to occasional
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds occasionally