Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Tax Accountant

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance


The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.


The Tax Accountant is a key contributor in supporting SCCA's federal, state, and local tax compliance and regulatory reporting and GAAP financial reporting.  This position is responsible for timely and accurate preparation of tax and regulatory compliance supporting work papers, recurring and ad hoc journal entries, monthly reconciliations, and audit schedules. 

  • Responsible for accurate and timely preparation of the organization’s various federal, state, and local tax and informational filings, regulatory reports, and supporting work papers.
  • Preparation of monthly and annual account reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Assist in coordination and training of the organization’s annual Form 990 Community Benefit reporting.
  • Streamline processes and document procedures.
  • Support annual financial statement audits.
  • Assist with tax and regulatory audits.
  • Proactively identify issues and implement tactical solutions impacting the organization’s tax compliance and regulatory reporting.
  • Independently identify, research, document and resolve routine and complex problems within assigned work.
  • Perform special projects as assigned.
  • Assist others within the department as needed, including training and research and serve as a liaison to those outside the department.
  • Perform other responsibilities as required.


  • BA or BS in Accounting, Finance or equivalent work experience
  • Analyze and interpret the organization’s financial transactions to ensure tax and regulatory compliance
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to follow up regularly, prioritize, and independently perform multiple complicated tasks with minimal direction
  • Ability to effectively meet internal and external deadlines
  • Able to identify and resolve routine and complex problems
  • Strong research, analytical, and conceptual skills
  • Ability to conduct financial analysis/comparison/reconciliation from various data/system sources
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, at all levels within and outside the organization
  • Strong computer skills, including advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at or by calling 206-667-4700.


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