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Office Manager

Mount Vernon, WA

Come join a solid accounting firm that has been serving Skagit, Whatcom, Island, and Snohomish counties since 1970.  

We’re currently are seeking an OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR to keep us running smoothly. The ideal candidate for the role is a flexible problem-solver who has superb communication skills and a detail-oriented mindset. This person should have experience thriving in an administrative role.  

Objectives of this role  

Ensure general management of the office by overseeing operational efficiency and effective communications with clients. 


  • Greet office visitors, answer and screening phone calls, and innovate/maintain office efficiency.  

  • Perform a variety of administrative duties, such as scheduling appointments, generating and distributing letters, spreadsheets, forms, and faxes, and sorting and distributing incoming mail. 

  • Take payments and maintain client databases. 

  • Run errands, such as bank deposits, post office runs, and buying supplies. 


Required skills and qualifications 

  • Experience in office administration 

  • Superb written and verbal communication skills 

  • Strong time-management and organizational skills 

  • Works well under pressure 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft office Suite 

  • Aptitude for learning new software and systems 

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of company information 

  • Good people skills with a friendly disposition  


Preferred skills and qualifications 

  • Experience in developing internal processes and filing systems 

  • Experience working with a tax accountant 


Wage & Benefits 

  • $22 per hour probational wage during first tax season 

  • Bonus at the end of tax season 

  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave 

  • We will establish an appropriate salary after the probational period 

  • 401(k) and health benefits in development.  We will work with you to offer the benefits you need.  

Note: The office administrator will be needed M-F, 9am-5pm, with the possibility of paid overtime. During May-December, the office is closed on Fridays and the office administrator has more flexibility in their schedule.  The office administrator may work as little as 2, 3 or 4 days a week during this period. Our intention is to work with the office administrator to establish an annual salary so they have a dependable income. 

Location: Mt. Vernon 

Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM Monday to Friday during tax season (possible overtime) 

Pay: $22 per hour to start 
Duration: Permanent

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