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Company Name:
Skookum Contract Services
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Bremerton, Washington
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Some College Coursework

Payable Adminstrator

Job Title: Payable Administrator

Where: Bremerton,WA

Pay Rate: DOE

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) and a robust wellness program

Work Schedule: Full Time – Day Shift, must be flexible

Posting Date: April 23, 2018

Skookum, an award winning, non-profit organization seeks a dynamic and dedicated Payable Administrator to support our mission of “Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities”. The Payable Administrator must uphold our core values; Partnership, Diversity, Integrity, Quality and Commitment, to ensure that our customer meets their mission and we meet ours.

Duties & Responsibilities: The Payable Administrator is respons ible for review and analysis of all supplier invoices and expense reports. Manage Workday to provide insight on expense trends, integrity of data, and run integrations. Review assigned functional areas while ensuring appropriate accounting control procedures.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for day-to-day accuracy of recording and maintenance obligations to our suppliers.
  • Research and prepare variance analysis and explanations in coordination with Financial Advisors.
  • Analysis of expenses.
  • Review Monthly Aging Report to include ODC reconciliations.
  • Prepare and maintain daily/weekly/monthly required funding reports outlining cash projections and issues.
  • Verify the integrity of the Accounts Payable data in Workday
  • Responsible for performing special projects to improve process efficiency and performance.
  • Review and Research accounting transactions for accuracy and consistency linked to contracts.
  • Responsible for documentation of functional areas to include Training and Finance Manuals.
  • Responsible for Direct Divisions Budgets/Forecasts - Qtrly and Annually.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and coordination of State specific annual reporting requirements and sales tax reporting. Includes the research and set up of new States agencies.
  • Exceptional written, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to provide exceptional Customer Service
  • Systems driven to include running integrations and report writing
  • Ability to form relationships with team members to serve as a resource
  • Cross Train as backup for other staff.
  • “In this type of organization, each individual functions as an entrepreneur, with a deeply rooted personal investment in both their own work and the company’s success.

Non-Technical Requirements:

  • Ideal candidate will be competent, dependable, honest, and accountable individual who holds in high regard respect and consideration of others. Must exhibit a strong work ethic.
  • Individual will be analytical, precise, detail-oriented, and possess the ability to make informed decisions, apply logic and common sense, and discover solutions through diligent research.
  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to provide technical correspondence suited to diverse users and groups. Demonstrates professionalism, kindness, courtesy and respect at all times.
  • Works well with others and participates fully in team-oriented tasks. Contributes to cross-departmental projects and provides technical expertise as required.
  • Reports for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Prompt arrival is required. May occasionally be required to work evenings and weekends or assigned to support odd shifts or emergency functions.
  • Ability to establish and meet deadlines, work under pressure and handle multiple priorities with a high sense of urgency.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high volume, changing environment


  • Minimum BA/BS or equivalent experience preferred.
  • 5 years’ experience in Accounting/Business or related industry required.
  • Must possess organizational skills to provide continuous information and task monitoring.
  • Must have strong work ethics and a positive attitude.
  • Must be well organized and a self-starter and possess strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable.
  • Proficient in Excel and Word, 10-key by touch with the ability to type 60-65 wpm.
  • Strong problem solving skills, accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable Accounting systems and procedures and corporate procedures.
  • Must demonstrate strong communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with employees, Site/Project Managers and vendors in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.

Security Requirements: Must be a U.S. citizen and be able to pass a national criminal background check, consumer check and reference checks.

A Skookum application is required accompanied by a professional resume. Please visit our website at to apply online.