Posting Date:  06/04/2021
Job Title:  Accounting Supervisor
Salary:  $6096 – $9006/month
Entity:  Snohomish Health District
Closing Date:  Open until filled, first review 06/15


The Snohomish Health District is looking for an experienced Accounting Supervisor to join our Finance team!

Under the direction of the Finance Manager, the position is responsible for the supervision of day-to-day operations of the District’s Finance Office, including accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable, cash and investment management, capital asset inventory and internal and external financial reporting. This position may provide technical guidance and supervision to other finance department personnel or personnel from other programs.

The incumbent is expected to apply a working knowledge of applicable professional accounting principles, practices, and methods. The work requires skill in the use of automated accounting systems and involves managing month-end close, and review and/or preparation of a variety of financial reports including, but not limited to, monthly financial reports to the Board of Health and the annual financial report submitted to the Washington State Auditors. The position supports the Finance Manager in budget development and annual audit coordination. The incumbent provides direct supervision to assigned staff including development of work plans, evaluations, coaching and training, and managing work assignments as well as development of position and/or program performance measures.

Primary Duties

Perform supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the District’s policies and procedures and applicable laws. Assist in interviews; make recommendations to hire; plan, assist, direct, and evaluate work in progress and upon completion; provide performance reviews; recommend and carry out disciplinary actions within scope of classification, up to and including the level of oral warning; address complaints; resolve problems; and approve/schedule leave time.

Assign work to staff, monitor the work of staff; make adjustments in workloads as appropriate; and provide instruction and training for assigned staff, including quality, quantity and consistency of work.
Works with staff to develop, streamline and document procedures; assure services are delivered in an efficient, cost-effective, and productive manner.

Approves payroll, journal entries, cash/investment transfers and accounts payable vouchers

Manages month-end close including preparation and/or review of journal entries and reconciliations; reviews monthly financial statements prepared by the Accountant

Reviews financial transactions for completeness, accuracy, and appropriateness; reviews grant and contract billings to ensure compliance with terms and conditions of funding agency

Reviews District contracts and grants; monitors expenditures and revenues for compliance with contract provisions and appropriate budgets

Establishes and maintains a working environment conducive to positive morale, individual style, quality, creativity, and teamwork.

Associated Duties:
Performs other duties as assigned by the Manager or designee.
Serves as back-up Finance Manager
Represents management during labor negotiations.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or a related field
Experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible and relevant professional experience including a minimum of one (1) year of supervisory/management experience;
Or: In place of the above requirement, the incumbent may possess any combination of relevant education and experience which would demonstrate the individual’s knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above.

Licenses, Certifications and Other:
Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
In lieu of certification, ability to acquire certification within 18 months of hire
Experience with OneSolution and/or Envision Connect financial software, preferred
Experience with financial software implementation projects, preferred
Valid Washington State Driver’s license or ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire and a driving record which meets the requirements of Snohomish Health District’s insurance carrier
Background check pursuant to RCW 43.43.830

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