Accounting Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Ellensburg
Location of position: 
Ellensburg, WA
Wage/Salary: 
$4,813 - $6,417/month
Date Posted: 
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Closing Date: 
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Job Description: 

Perform independently under general supervision of Finance Director.  Assist in providing technical guidance to various city departments and employees.  Provide leadership and direction to maintain and improve customer service, dept. efficiency, & assist in administration of the accounting processes of the Finance Dept.  Monitor legislation & communicate new policies to staff and general public.  Provide accounting support through a variety of responsibilities and various special projects as assigned by the Finance Director.  Coordinate corrections to general ledger. Provide leadership role in preparing the comprehensive annual finance report (CAFR) in accordance with GAAP.  Supervises staff as assigned by the Finance Director. 

Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university with emphasis on finance and/or accounting; and six years position-related experience and/or training including a minimum of three years of supervisory experience.  Considerable knowledge of gevernmental accounting theory, principles, and practices; internal control procedures, public finance, fiscal planning, and management information systems.  

For additional information on position/qualifications and for an application visit www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us.  Resumes are accepted but not in lieu of a completed City of Ellensburg application form.  Position is open until filled with first review of applications on August 22, 2014.  EOE/M/F/D/V.