Grizzly Employment Opportunities

Assistant Controller

Assistant Controller


We have opened a new position within our accounting department and are currently accepting applications for an Assistant Controller in our Bellingham, WA facility.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Review and analyze monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual financial statements for all companies to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to regulatory and departmental standards.
  • Review monthly workpapers and adjust journal entries to ensure accuracy.

  • Prepare quarterly estimated tax payments and extension payments.

  • Prepare various audit workpapers.

  • Review audited financial statements.

  • Review federal and state tax returns.

  • Prepare supporting documentation for audits and interact with external auditors as needed.

  • Manage and mentor supervisory and junior accounting staff

  • Inventory / GL reconciliation

  • Average costing analysis


Job Requirements:

  • Combination of at least 8 years of experience in private and public accounting

  • CPA license

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Organized

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Team oriented


About Our Company:

Since our inception in 1983, Grizzly Industrial, Inc. ( has become one of the USA’s largest providers of woodworking and metalworking machinery, tools and related accessories, with almost a million square feet of warehouse space in two states. Grizzly products can be found in all sizes of shops, from the large industrial production users, to the smaller cabinet and machine shops.


We provide high-quality products at the lowest possible prices through strong internet and catalog presence.  Grizzly was the first tool and machinery company to have a website over two decades ago.


Our Culture:

As a company, we value a strong work ethic and promote a corporate structure that is professional, collaborative, and organized. We place a strong value on respect, ethics and integrity and promote a positive, cooperative and fast-paced environment.


As an organization we focus on getting results, and in order to achieve results we remain focused on teamwork, maintaining high standards, and taking complete ownership of our work.  


Compensation and Benefits:

We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical and dental insurance

  • Progressive premium coverage on dependent medical/dental insurance based on years of service

  • Employer-paid long-term disability, AD&D and life insurance

  • Optional short-term disability, dependent life insurance and AFLAC

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • 401(k) plan

  • Employee discount


To be considered, please email your resume and cover letter to


Grizzly is a drug-free and equal employment opportunity employer.


To learn more about our company’s products and history, visit our website at

Additional Information
Salary: Hourly
Position Type: Full-Time

Contact Information
J. Hernandez
P.O. Box 2069
Bellingham, WA 98227
(360) 647-0801