Posting Date:  07/11/2019
Job Title:  Accounting Manager
Salary:  $4,663-$6,270/mo.
Entity:  Lewis County
Closing Date:  07/24/2019 at 4:00 pm


Under general direction, plans, coordinates, and manages the operations and activities of the Lewis County Public Works Department Accounting section; prepares, reviews, and maintains various types of accounting reports and records; responds to a variety of accounting inquiries, and supervises assigned personnel. Position will lead and facilitate budgeting for the Public Works Department, including; development, preparation, reconciliation, and monitoring.

Primary Duties

• Leads and facilitates budgeting for the PW Department, including; development, preparation, reconciliation, and monitoring.
• Manages, coordinates, and prepares assignments associated with the day-to-day operations of the PW accounting section in the areas of contract administration, systems administration, project management, financial reporting, regulatory compliance, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.
• Manages the staff and operations, and coordinates activities with the Director, County Engineer, and Project Managers; supervises, trains, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel; monitors for staff compliance with departmental policies and procedures; provides hiring recommendations.
• Reviews and investigates financial and accounting records; monitors and verifies fund integrity, researches accounting, billing, and grant information and resolves related issues as needed.
• Functions as a member of the PW Department management team; represents the PW accounting team at meetings; assist project managers with developing and monitoring project budgets; assists in the development, implementation, and administration of the County fiscal policies and procedures.
• Assures the accuracy, timeliness and quality of PW financial activities and work products. Monitors and verifies compliance with regulations governing County fiscal activities and financial reporting.
• Assists in the preparation of the County’s Annual Financial Report
• Conducts accounting activities, financial reporting, budget forecasting, special accounting studies, and other duties as assigned by the Director or County Engineer.
• Reviews grants and service contracts; monitors compliance with regulations governing expenditures for all grants/contracts.
• Responds to requests for accounting information and provides technical support and guidance.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration; AND four (4) year’s governmental accounting and budgeting experience, including three (3) year’s supervisory experience.

A valid Driver’s License is required.

Contact Information

Daleyn Coleman
HR Generalist
Lewis County
360 740-1408


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