Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Intermediate 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.

Working with contacts across the organization, this role is responsible for various general ledger processing, including preparation of journal entries, monthly reconciliations, schedules for audit, insurance, budget and tax support, and collaborating with outside departments. This position works on a combination of standard tasks as well as some more nuanced month end journal entries and reconciliation.


  • Prepare journal entries and related reconciliations
  • Process routine and non-routine financial transactions (e.g. fixed assets, billing, payroll)
  • Communicate with customers (peers, SCCA department managers, SCCA Partners and affiliates, etc.) to resolve accounting issues and share and gather information
  • Independently identify, research, and resolve issues within assigned work



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of two years experience in accounting or finance
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail, follow up regularly, prioritize and ability to independently perform complicated and multiple tasks with minimal direction
  • Able to identify and resolve routine and complex problems
  • Excellent and pleasant oral and written communication skills by email, phone and in person
  • Comfortable communicating with both a technical and non-technical audience
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook


  • Master's degree
  • WA state CPA
  • Minimum of two years experience in conducting monthly/yearly financial statement close processing
  • Experience with the financials suite of PeopleSoft applications
  • Experience with EPIC software

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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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