Accounting Specialist – Seattle

Verus is in search of an Accounting Specialist to join our Seattle, WA office. The Accounting Specialist is primarily responsible for the day to day processing functions of the accounting department which supports multiple locations and around 85 employees. Duties include accounts payable, accounts receivable/billing, cash management and payroll. Candidates should be detail oriented, able to multitask, good time management skills, have exceptional excel skills and be able to maintain a positive attitude when faced with a tight deadline.

Verus is an independent, institutional investment consulting firm. Since 1986, we have been working closely with our clients and other professionals to add value to their investment portfolios by providing research driven investment solutions that address their specific needs. Through independent, conflict-free advice and investment expertise, our professionals strive to be the driving force that empowers clients to achieve their investment objectives. We are looking for a talented professional who embodies our firm values of diligence, professionalism, expertise, client service, and collaboration.

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, life, disability, and vision insurance; 401(k) program with a company match; profit sharing; section 125 cafeteria plan; CFA and other professional certifications sponsorship; 11 paid holidays; and 15 days of paid time off the first year of employment.

In addition, our boutique firm allows us to have an exceptionally convivial corporate culture with opportunities for career development and cross-departmental collaboration. On top of strengthening growth and partnerships in the work environment, Verus promotes happy and healthy living with a variety of employee appreciation initiatives, a good sense of humor, and several company events throughout the year.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required or
  • Equivalent combination of degree and experience with thorough knowledge of general accounting and application of general accounting theory
  • Five years or more of accounting & payroll experience preferred
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP preferred
  • Payroll software experience preferred
  • Basic understanding of payroll tax requirements preferred

For consideration, must attach resume and salary requirements to jobs@verusinvestments.com. No phone calls, please.

Verus is an Equal Opportunity Employer.