Starbucks Coffee Company senior accountant, Financial Reporting - Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington

Summary of Experience

  • SEC reporting experience strongly preferred - 3+ years

  • Experience in accounting at a professional level, including journal entries, account reconciliation, reporting and analysis or equivalent experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree required; degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred.

  • Experience using an ERP system and business intelligence and reporting tools (such as Hyperion and Oracle) preferred.

  • CPA preferred.

  • Public accounting experience preferred

  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced problem solving and analytical skills, including ability to effectively collaborate with cross functional teams as well as demonstrated ability to understand broad business and financial issues.

  • Attention to detail and ability to implement improvements and controls.

  • Understanding of US GAAP and internal controls.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate financial results to individuals at various levels of the organization in a clear and concise manner.

  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities effectively in a fast paced environment, while exhibiting exceptional attention to detail and continuously driving process improvements.

  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

Core Competencies

Puts the Customer First: Has a relentless focus on the customer. Understands what the customer wants and how to best deliver the experience.

Works Well with Others: Listens and communicates well with others within and outside of Starbucks. Creates a team environment that is positive and productive.

Leads Courageously: Takes personal responsibility to do the right thing, and persists in times of challenge or uncertainty. Adapts quickly to change and makes timely, thoughtful decisions.

Develops Continuously: Continuously seek opportunities to improve self and others. Leads with trust, honesty and commitment to hire, coach and develop partners to achieve their potential.

Achieves Results: Understands what drives overall business success and is accountable to prioritize and deliver quality results. Demonstrates knowledge of core products and processes to get results. Anticipates obstacles and takes action to prevent or minimize their impact.

Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans & individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.