Job Type



5 days ago




Status: Full Time, Employee

Job Category: Accounting/Finance

Relevant Work Experience: 2 - 4 years

Career Level: Experienced

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

Travel Requirements: None

Industry: Telecommunications/Wireless

Location: Kirkland, Washington

The Opportunity

Bluetooth technology is the fastest growing wireless technology in the world and the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (Bluetooth SIG), the company at the heart of the Bluetooth industry, is hiring!  Backed by industry-leading companies, the Bluetooth SIG oversees the development of new Bluetooth specifications, and provides the processes and tools for members to build, test, qualify, and brand their Bluetooth products.

Our collaborative, fast-paced company culture and critical role in making the Internet of Things a reality provides you with a unique opportunity to collaborate with the companies that are creating the world’s most advanced products and for you to be a part of the vanguard of technology innovation.

At the Bluetooth SIG, our values are at the core of who we are and are displayed on a daily basis as we cultivate relationships with our members, business partners and our organization. When joining the Bluetooth SIG, it means you share and display these values at the highest level: collaboration, commitment, integrity, respect, humility and creativity.


The Role

We are looking for a highly motivated, curious, and detail-oriented individual who quickly masters different technologies.  The AR Accountant role owns the entire AR process and is the primary billing/remittance relationship person between Bluetooth and its members.  In addition, this role works closely with staff of three internal departments: Membership, Qualification, and Enforcement.  If you are a talented individual seeking to demonstrate excellence over the next 24-36 months and prepare yourself for the next step in your professional growth, this role may be an excellent match. 

Skills and Requirements

  • Technically adept – able to quickly master different technologies
  • Intermediate Excel skills important (e.g. sumifs, countifs, match, simple IF statements, simple pivot tables, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable of and experience with the AR process lifecycle
  • Quickbooks experience useful (or ability to ramp and be proficient in < 2 weeks without formal training)
  • Able to efficiently disposition ~500-600 transactions monthly
  • Some accounting knowledge – chiefly transaction coding and a few simple reconciliations and JEs
  • Highly organized – let’s say that again – highly organized (presumably with great time management)
  • Ruthlessly accurate and precise
  • Comfortable and skilled utilizing written communication while interacting with individuals for whom English is a second language (Bluetooth member companies span the globe)
  • A willingness to get on a video conference to solve issues in the event written communications is not working (with individuals located around the world for whom English is a second language). Not frequent, but is possible.
  • Innovator – not satisfied with the status quo. Always seeking improvements and better ways to doing things.
  • You want to be a better professional than you are today and are willing to learn and work hard to do so.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all aspects of the AR process
  • Primary support for members needing AR assistance
  • Cash application
  • Member support regarding invoicing / billing issues
  • Month-end close AR activities
  • Assist/support annual financial audit
  • Maintain/update AR process and procedure documentation
  • Back-up other accounting staff team members (GL, AP, etc.)
  • Process/technology improvements
  • Special projects
  • Assist Controller or VP of Finance as needed

The Bluetooth SIG, Inc. has an excellent benefits package including fully paid (including dependents) heath, prescription drug, short-term and long-term disability, vision and dental coverage, life insurance, and 401(k).

Equal Employment Opportunity

Bluetooth SIG, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity employment to all employees and applicants for employment.  No employee or applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, National Guard or reserve unit obligation, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Consistent with applicable federal and state law, Bluetooth SIG, Inc. will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified applicants or employees unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company.  A reasonable accommodation is any modification or adjustment to a job, employment practice, or the work environment that makes it possible for an individual with a disability to enjoy an equal employment opportunity.  This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to, selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.