Posting Date:  02/15/2021
Job Title:  Financial Manager – Sheriff’s Office
Salary:  $78,520-$110,947.20
Entity:  Kitsap County
Closing Date:  Continuous


The ideal candidate for this position of FINANCIAL MANAGER will be someone who has the skill and ability to manage the professional level accounting, financial forecasting, and budget work for Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office in order to provide management staff with necessary financial information. The incumbent will manage and coordinate accounting and financial functions in the areas of AP/AR, payroll, contract management, grants, budget, purchasing, and financial reporting. This position will develop and implement financial policies for a newly created Finance Division within KCSO, supervises assigned staff, and will perform financial analysis and management reporting, researching and analyzing complex, emerging financial issues, and will assist in financial planning. Work will involve access to confidential information.

Primary Duties

Manage daily operations of finance division, including implementing, administering, assigning resources, staff, and activities.
Manage staff; prioritize, assign and monitor work; evaluate performance; initiate and implement decisions regarding employee selection and discipline; ensure resources are available for department operations and provide staff training and cross-training.
Member of the leadership team of KCSO – advise leadership of any budgetary issues and provide recommended solutions.
Manage complex professional level accounting activities, including Office specific financial and accounting operations including funds, grants, and contracts
Prepare, oversee and monitor KCSO budget for all divisions, ensuring compliance with governmental regulations and County policy
Direct all financial, accounting, grants, billing, payroll and budget functions for KCSO.
Supervise accounting functions in the areas of grants and funds management, AP/AR, timekeeping, costing, contract management, purchasing, and fiscal reporting.
Prepare financial forecasts for all divisions, for (14 funds), totaling $44.3 million budget
Create and monitor financial controls for all divisions.
Develop and prepare financial policy and procedures, statistical/economic forecasting short/long term and any requested analytical reporting.
Develop procedures for accounting and financial activities including auditing, posting of expenditures and revenues, payroll, etc.
Prepare and finalize financial and management reports using financial and statistical forecasting methods.
Oversight of KCSO grants and quarterly budget amendments.


Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or directly related field; AND
Six years of fiscal and accounting experience involving budget, forecasting, contracts and grant management, and development of financial policy AND
At least three years of supervisor or management experience; OR
Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work.

Preferred Education and Experience
Experience using Workday FMS and/or TeleStaff scheduling software
Governmental Accounting Experience.

Contact Information



Other Information

Apply via link