Department/DivisionAdministrative Services / Finance
Supervision Received FromFinance Manager
Performs a range of complex professional accounting and financial reporting duties in connection with the agency’s financial accounting and reporting functions. Supervises and monitors the activities of the accounting division’s operations.
Professional work includes high level financial reviews, reconciliations, research, analysis, management of accounting records, applications of governmental accounting standards, and preparation of financial reports. As a supervisor, supervises Accounting Specialists. The Accounting Supervisor reports to the Finance Manager.
- Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standard Board (GASB), Washington State Budgeting, Accounting, and Reporting Systems (BARS);
- Applicable auditing standards;
- Supervisory techniques and concepts to plan, direct, and evaluate the work of others;
- Preparation of financial budgets, statements, and comprehensive accounting reports.
- Applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, and regulations;
- Financial reporting requirements.
- Preparing finance and accounting related reports;
- Compiling and analyzing financial information;
- Monitoring and evaluating subordinate staff;
- Interpreting and applying applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, and regulations;
- Implementing internal control procedures;
- Writing reports and business correspondence;
- Handling multiple tasks simultaneously;
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, elected officials, and the general public sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
WA state driver’s license.
Must submit to criminal background check, the results of which must meeting hiring criteria for the role.
Positions in this class typically require: talking, hearing, and seeing.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 30 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Training and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field, and four years of increasingly responsible government accounting experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.