Accounting Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
Sound Transit
Location of position: 
Seattle, WA
$85,698.00 – $107,123.00 Annually
Date Posted: 
Monday, December 18, 2017
Closing Date: 
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Job Description: 

Sound Transit ACCOUNTING MANAGER Job #17-01241

SALARY: $85,698.00 – $107,123.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 12/14/17 CLOSING DATE: 01/04/18, 5:00 PM

GENERAL PURPOSE: Sound Transit is looking for an experienced Accountant Manager with a public practice background to join its Finance and Information Technology department. Working in collaboration with various financial and non-financial business units, this position will play a key role in accounting for the capital elements of the agency's $93B transportation program, asset capitalization, and implementation of an entity-wide asset management program. The ideal candidate will play a key role in accounting for the agency's grants and TIFIA funding, all in support of Sound Transit's cutting edge regional public transit projects.

We are looking for candidates with experience in complex accounting environments, such as public or capital accounting; possessing strong research and analytical skills; and comfortable interpreting complex transactions, agreements and accounting treatment. Exposure to or knowledge of construction accounting is a plus.Under limited direction, performs a variety of professional level accounting duties managing assigned functional area and ensuring accurate accounting in such areas as accounts receivable, capital program/construction accounting, financial reporting, fixed assets, general ledger, and grants; ensures processes and work plans for the team are adequately designed and executed to meet internal control requirements and assigned performance metrics; leads and directs work teams and provides accounting services, technical advice and support to other areas of the agency.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: Bachelors' Degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field and five years of accounting supervisory experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. CPA experience in a public accounting firm is preferred.

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