Posting Date:  06/10/2019
Job Title:  ACCOUNTANT
Salary:  $5,443 to $7,293 per month
Entity:  NORTHSHORE UTILITY DISTRICT
Closing Date:  06/30/2019

Description:

Works under general direction to perform a variety of accounting functions to maintain and produce monthly accounting reports/records. Assists in treasury functions, the preparation of annual financial statements, State tax audits, and annual audit performed by the State Auditor’s Office. Ensures compliance with GAAP/GASB, established procedures, practices, tax laws, and regulations. Prepares monthly and annual required tax reports. Prepares payroll (including but not limited to DRS input and reporting, quarterly filings, data input, tax deposits, system updating, etc.). Reconciles all revolving and cash funds. Files King County payment vouchers and disbursement warrants. Reconciles utility billing sub-ledger to accounting system. Maintains general ledger and fixed asset sub-ledger. Maintains and releases cash performance, maintenance, and surety bonds. Maintains employee awards record. Provides customer service assistance to Administrative Specialists during lunch hours or periods of staffing shortages. Occasionally assists the Administrative Specialist-Lead with Account Payable.

Primary Duties

• Reconciliation of cash accounts (depository, petty cash, travel, payroll) and revolving funds.
• Journal entries, preparation, and presentation of monthly internal use financial statements
• Reconciliation and record keeping for District credit card account.
• Payroll processing.
• Monitoring and maintaining installment contracts.
• Prepares King County reports under the sewage treatment contract.
• Monthly excise tax report.
• Preparation of annual closing entries and assistance with annual financial statements.
• Year-end 1099 and W-2 preparation.
• Various financial analysis upon request.
• Back-up for customer service, receiving and transferring incoming calls.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

• Complete understanding of the accounting and financial reporting requirements of a
water and sewer district.
• Extensive knowledge and understanding of the federal and state laws governing the
operations of a water and sewer utility district.
• Proficient in organizational skills and problem solving.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite – expert user of Excel.
• Communication (oral/written and interpersonal) skills as applied to interaction with
co-workers, supervisor, the general public, etc.
• Flexibility in accepting work assignments.
Experience/Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent degree required.
• Five years of experience in an office environment with at least three years of
employment in accounting.
• Municipality/Utility District sector accounting experience strongly preferred.
Licensing Requirements:
• Valid Washington State Driver’s License.
• Washington State CPA license preferred.

Contact Information

Please email cover letter, resume, and application to: HRA@nud.net
Application found at: www.nud.net/careers

Links

www.nud.net/careers

Other Information

Office location is Kenmore, WA. We offer employees a full benefit package.