Posting Date:  07/21/2022
Job Title:  Accountant
Salary:  $26.92 per hour, plus benefits
Entity:  Yakima County
Closing Date:  Open until filled


There is one opening in the Yakima County Public Services Department. This position performs professional level accounting activities with detailed accounting/compliance. Monitors and analyzes revenues and expenditures, as well as trains departmental heads and staff on contract compliance. Serves as lead to technical accounting staff.

Primary Duties

Analyzes and evaluates a variety of fund accounts for financial information such as funding Sources, investment options and contract compliance; recommends appropriate action.

Analyzes and monitors cash flow to maximize investment activity for PS and County Road funds Authorizes investments. Prepares financial forecasts including preparation and distribution of cash flow recap reports.

Compiles, monitors, maintain and analyze County budget information; prepares budget documents, budgetary projections and recommendations. Monitors grant activity and assigns billing.

Researches and reviews files and account historical records to prepare financial forecasts of revenue and expenditures.

Reconciles general ledger/job cost and prepares annual financial reports (SFA) And assists State Auditor’s staff by compiling requested information.

Other duties required.


Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance and One year of financial experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides knowledge, skills and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Contact Information

Applicants must apply online at: before the closing date on the job posting. For more information, contact Yakima County Human Resources Department (509) 574-2210 EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.


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