|Job Title:||Financial Analyst I or II, DOQ|
|Salary:||Starting Monthly: FA I: $4,228-$4,444; FA II: $4,663-$4,889 (DOQ)|
|Closing Date:||First Review: 05/28/19, Open until Filled|
FA II: Under general supervision, performs a variety of complex accounting and statistical analysis functions in the maintenance of county-wide financial, technical and accounting records; and assists in preparing financial statements and required reports.
• Provides assistance in preparing the County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR); develops related data; prepares schedules.
• Compiles financial statements in relation to County funds; assists fund accountants in the preparation of financial statements.
• Performs a variety of fixed asset accounting functions; maintains compliance with Revised Code of
Washington (RCW) requirements governing County owned property and equipment.
• Retains asset depreciation schedules; annually verifies the location and condition of assets; performs data
entry; researches transactions; distributes asset reports and information to County departments.
• Participates in Schedule 16 grant reporting; compiles data and prepares reports as required by Federal and State agencies; assists County accountants with other types of grant reporting as requested.
• Assists in maintaining the general ledger in the County’s financial system; posts journal entries; researches and corrects data errors; creates new accounts.
• Performs a variety of general accounting duties including but not limited to account analysis, classification of costs and charges, reconciliation, and report preparation.
• Responds to financial inquiries from County departments and employees, outside agencies, and the general public; provides requested information and/or directs inquiries to appropriate personnel.
• Provides technical financial assistance to other departmental staff as required.
Performs professional-level accounting, finance and budget functions and statistical analysis; serves as a technical resource to County staff on a variety of budgeting, accounting, and analytical issues.
Researches, audits and analyzes accounting and technical transactions to resolve questions and validate data; verifies fiscal accountability and fund integrity for transactions;
Assures the accuracy, timeliness and quality of County financial activities and work products; monitors documents for accuracy and compliance with Federal, state, and local policies and practices.
Consults with County staff on financial, technical and accounting issues; researches issues and
recommends solutions; provides advice and assistance on technical procedures and account status.
Coordinates the collection and validation of financial information and co-prepares the annual financial reports, including the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR); interprets and explains County policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Prepare and special analyses, including research, data analysis, supporting documentation, notes,
statistical tables, schedules and other supplemental information as required.
Coordinates fixed asset accounting functions, including asset inventory; maintains compliance with Revised Code of Washington (RCW) requirements governing County owned property and equipment.
Performs a variety of general accounting duties including general ledger maintenance, account analysis, classification of costs and charges, reconciliation, and report preparation.
Responds to financial inquiries from County departments and employees, outside agencies, and the general public; provides requested information and/or directs inquiries to appropriate personnel.
Provides technical financial assistance to other departmental staff as required.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance; AND two (2) year’s governmental accounting experience.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance; and five (5) year’s public sector accounting experience, preferably with Lewis County.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO), or Certified
Government Finance Manager (CGFM) designation preferred.
A valid Driver’s License is required.
May be required to pass a thorough background investigation.
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
Ability to speak, read, and write the English language effectively
351 NW North St
PO Box 29
Chehalis, WA 98532