Posting Date:  10/08/2019
Job Title:  Fiscal Analyst 4
Salary:  $51,240 – $68,892 Annually
Entity:  Washington State Department of Transportation
Closing Date:  10/22/2019


Are you interested in joining a team of dedicated financial professionals? Do you want to look forward to coming to work each day? Do you enjoy doing research and independently finding answers to questions? Do you want to be part of a team that is committed to supporting your growth and development? Are you energized by providing outstanding customer service? If you answered yes, this opportunity might be the right fit for you.

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Division of Accounting and Financial Services (AFS) is seeking a detail oriented financial professional to fill the Fiscal Analyst 4 position on the Accounting & Reporting team.

AFS delivers high quality financial services, consultation and training that support WSDOT in providing safe, reliable and cost-effective transportation options to improve livable communities and economic vitality.

Primary Duties

Performing financial review and analysis of accounting and fiscal data in accordance with GAAP, federal and state regulations, and WSDOT guidelines and practices.
Research and correct complex financial issues across multiple accounting systems and provide guidance on future prevention.
Monitor and review daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to identify discrepancies between TRAINS and AFRS.
Performing timely reconciliations and adjustments in preparation for quarterly and annual financial reporting.


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a closely related field: which includes 18 quarter or 12 semester credits of accounting, auditing, budgeting, or finance.
Minimum four years’ recent experience in an accounting-related field.
Ability to perform senior level financial review and analysis of accounting and fiscal data in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, federal and state regulations, and WSDOT guidelines.
Experience with general ledger accounting systems including understanding the relationships between assets, liabilities, fund balance/equity, revenues, and expenditures.
Experience and ability to analyze, interpret, and reconcile data between various financial systems.
Extensive knowledge of accounting and financial systems operations, principles and structures.
Ability to interpret rules and policies.
Above average skills to demonstrate strong evaluation and diagnostic thinking in regard to varying complex problems, systems, policies, laws, to include the short and long-term impacts to the agency.
Exceptional analytical and diagnostic skills, especially in the area of accounting.
Exceptional oral and written presentation skills, with ability to present complex financial and technology issues and potential benefits and impacts to large groups and professional organizations including management and executives.
Ability to work independently and with teams to identify improvements to processes and determine the impacts on other organizations and programs.
Ability to work independently and with minimal managerial guidance, taking initiative to identify, investigate, and take corrective action.
Ability to manage multiple complex projects and accomplish all objectives concurrently.

Contact Information

For inquiries about this position, please contact Erik Lunke at Please reference recruitment number 19DOT-HQ-03858.


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