Senior Accountant

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Edmonds Finance Department
Location of position: 
Edmonds, WA
$74,648 – $100,035, DOQ, plus benefits
Date Posted: 
Friday, January 26, 2018
Closing Date: 
Friday, February 9, 2018
Job Description: 

Under the direction of the Assistant Finance Director, performs professional accounting activities and functions for the City. Responsibilities include overseeing project and grant accounting; participating in utility rate studies, calculation, and analysis; participating and acting as a financial advisor in the development of the City’s Capital Improvement Program; participating in the preparation of the City’s annual budget and financial report; assisting with the City’s Risk Management analysis; assisting with the City’s long-range financial planning; applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) principles, and guidelines established by granting or contracting agencies; understanding and applying the Washington State Budgeting, Accounting, and Reporting Systems (BARS); and ensuring accuracy and confidentiality of information. Provides leadership, procedural support, and guidance to staff assigned to work on capital projects and grants. May supervise professional, technical, clerical, temporary or intern personnel.

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