Senior Accountant

Seattle, WA

About us

Ada Developers Academy is a non-profit, tuition-free coding school for women and gender expansive adults. We focus on serving Black, Latine, Indigenous, and Pacific Islander communities, low-income people, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Our program consists of two highly immersive parts: six months of focused instruction, and five months of internship at partner companies, where students refine their skills working on real-world code.

About this position

We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to join our organization during a period of exciting growth. As a member of our Finance team, you will be a key participant in month-end close, financial reporting, processing multi-state payroll, local tax compliance, and grant support. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position with an annual salary range of $80,000 to $90,000 (DOE) and excellent benefits.

This will be a hybrid position located in Seattle, WA, combining an in-office and remote work schedule.

Core responsibilities

  • Conduct month-end close process, prepare supporting schedules

  • Contribute to financial reporting, provide variance analysis

  • Maintain chart of accounts, general ledger, review entries, ensure GAAP compliance

  • Process bi-weekly multi-state payroll, reconcile benefits and payroll tax accounts

  • Maintain grant allocation reporting, support Grant Manager with reports and data for grant applications

  • State tax reports and filing, census reporting, insurance audits

  • Support Finance team and organization with ad-hoc projects as-needed

Essential qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business-related field

  • At least 4 years of experience in accounting or related field, with at least 2 years of experience in an intermediate role

  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and internal control concepts

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload, and complete tasks independently with a high degree of accuracy

  • CPA or CMA preferred

  • Prior nonprofit experience a plus

  • Demonstrated embodiment of Ada’s values in a professional environment 

We hope to be drivers of change, and believe having a team of diverse backgrounds will enable us to strengthen our impact for others. Ada is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

*** Up to date COVID-19 vaccinations are mandated for employment at ADA Developers Academy. We will reasonably accommodate those individuals with medical conditions and/or religious beliefs that prevent them from obtaining the vaccine. To request accommodation, please email