Senior Accountant I or II; Chief Accountant

Senior Accountant I or II; Chief Accountant
Klickitat County Auditor Department
 Goldendale, Washington
Job Description

Basic Job Purpose/Function

Senior Accountant I

Performs complex professional level accounting activities including financial activity management related to budget compliance, payroll, accounts payable, reporting, modified and full accrual accounting, grants management, implementation and monitoring of fiscal procedures in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP), Budgeting, Accounting & Reporting Systems (BARS); county, state and federal policies and procedures. Maintains detailed accounting transactions in an integrated computer accounting system. This position is responsible for completing the Annual Report in compliance with BARS for cash-basis entities and also provides financial support to lower level accounting staff and departments utilizing the financial system.

Senior Accountant II

Performs complex professional level accounting activities including financial activity management related to budget compliance, payroll, accounts payable, reporting, modified and full accrual accounting, grants management, implementation and monitoring of fiscal procedures in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP), Budgeting, Accounting & Reporting Systems (BARS); county, state and federal policies and procedures. Maintains detailed accounting transactions in an integrated computer accounting system. This position is responsible for completing the Annual Report in compliance with BARS for cash-basis entities and also provides financial support to lower level accounting staff and departments utilizing the financial system.

Chief Accountant

Performs complex professional level accounting activities including financial activity management related to budget compliance, payroll, accounts payable, reporting, modified and full accrual accounting, grants management, implementation and monitoring of fiscal procedures in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP), Budgeting, Accounting & Reporting Systems (BARS); county, state and federal policies and procedures. Maintains detailed accounting transactions in an integrated computer accounting system.

This position is responsible for completing the Annual Report in compliance with BARS for cash-basis entities and also provides financial support to lower level accounting staff and departments utilizing the financial system.

Knowledge of entire financial organization systems, theories, and public sector practices.

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