Lautenbach Recycling

Mount Vernon, Washington

Date Posted May 24, 2023
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Why Work at Lautenbach?

Our employees say they would recommend Lautenbach Recycling as a great place to work because:  

  • "The culture here is beyond a common workplace. It's a family, it's honest, transparent and caring. There is a can-do attitude and management consistently respond with a problem solving attitude, not a finger pointing one. I truly feel like a member of a family here and am always looking forward to coming to work. I see myself staying until they force me into retirement!"
  • "The people! This company has done a fantastic job at recruiting & hiring for cultural fit. It's a pleasure to work with such a diverse yet unified group of people."
  • "This company truly cares about their people. They are supportive to your goals and aspirations, and help you achieve them. Working for a company with a lot of flexibility in where you can end up is an amazing perk."


The Company:

Lautenbach Recycling is a fast-growing company that has been serving the northwest for 30 years. We have built our reputation on a foundation of hard work, outstanding customer service, and a culture that operates as a family unit. We are actively looking for team members that are looking for more than just a job and are ready to go to the next level with us.


  • State-of-the-art Verizon Connect GPS System
  • 2019 - 2022 Gold Award recipient of the C&D World Safety Awards
  • Independently RCI Certified (Recycling Certification Institute)

The Position:

The Accountant will support underlying working capital process (AP and AR) primarily by managing the resultant cash impact of those activities.  Comfort with excel is important, but more important is your desire for precision and interest in applying your deductive reasoning when research is required.  You should be comfortable with enough accounting context to understand how to check your work for reasonableness.  Assist in the mitigation of business risk (ex. confidentiality, segregation of duties) and help the company grow with new thinking! This is an hourly, non-exempt position with a pay rate of $29/hour.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None


  • Support information requests from cross-functional partners and maintain work instructions.
  • Helps maintains the general ledger through consistent journal entry and chart of account application.
  • Reconciles bank accounts several times per week, verifies deposits, journals changes and addresses inquiries from banks.
  • Settles customer payments to accounts, reconciles customer accounts and helps manage/prioritize accounts receivable collections.
  • Provides assistance to outside financial partners (ex. banks, tax firm) as appropriate.
  • Direct and proactive communication. Expectations are well-defined and we work as a team – if you see something, say something!
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Solid excel skills; ability to understand worksheets and maintain them in subsequent billing/invoicing cycles.
  • Highly proficient with accounting software, Quickbooks a plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

Education and Experience:


  • 0-3 years accounting work experience with Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline (or equivalent)
  •  Equivalent of 5-7 years accounting working experience without a Bachelor’s degree.


Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.



The Benefits:

  • Pay range is $29/hour to $29/hour.
  • 100% Medical, Vision and Dental paid for the employee – because your health and wellness matter to us we make it easier for you
  • Employer pays 100% of L&I rates – which means you take home more of your pay
  • Investment Options – Simple IRA available after 1 year with a 3% employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program – free access to support for every area of your life from stress management to legal advice
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Leave – we want you to have flexibility, convenience, and control over your time off so we offer paid holiday and a PTO package
  • Family environment – you’re more than just an employee to us, you’re family
  • Culture – It’s a great place to work where you know what you do every day is important and appreciated


The Location:


This is a hybrid/remote position. Candidate must be able to occasionally  work from Mount Vernon facility with 24 hours notice.


We are located in Mount Vernon just north of Highway 20 in the beautiful Skagit Valley.  The site is a fully operational Construction & Demolition recycling center which has frequent traffic, dust and noise. Runs will generally begin and end at this facility with dispatches within the I-5 corridor.


Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent benefits
  • Home every day
  • Paid holidays, PTO and Sick Leave


Our Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company’s policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.