Posting Date:  3/30/2021
Job Title:  Senior Accountant
Salary:  $6,662 – $9,108 Per Month DOE
Entity:  City of Monroe
Closing Date:  Open until filled


The City of Monroe is currently recruiting for a Senior Accountant. This position performs complex accounting activities requiring full professional competency. Recommends policies and procedures; analyzes and audits financial records for completeness and conformance to policies and procedures. Designs new systems or modifies existing systems to provide records of assets, liabilities, and financial transactions of the city. Prepares a variety of complex reports, statements, and documents for major financial projects. Assists the Finance Director with City Investments and City Bond Issues. Requires a four-year accounting degree and 3-5 years governmental accounting experience. In addition to a complete application this position requires a cover letter and resume.

Benefits for this position include, part remote work, 93% employer paid medical/dental/vision premiums for employee and dependents, PERS eligible position, HRA VEBA, 3% deferred compensation match, $50,000 life insurance, vacation and sick leave accruals, paid holidays, and access to City-owned workout facility. For more information and to apply, please visit the City’s website at

Monroe is a lively and active community of 20,000 residents located on the Skykomish River at the foothills of the Cascade Mountains just 30 minutes northeast of Seattle and 15 minutes southeast of Everett and the I-5 corridor. The city is shifting from a small rural community into a diverse, inclusive, and thriving city of regional significance. Residents benefit from quality schools, top-notch parks, and quick access to urban amenities and outdoor activities. Monroe has a vibrant Hispanic community, historic business district, and a strong regional retail and commercial industry serving more than 45,000 people in southeast Snohomish County. The City is home to institutions and events of statewide importance including the Evergreen State Fairgrounds and Evergreen Speedway, Lake Tye Triathlon, and Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in a diverse, inclusive community surrounded by the best the Pacific Northwest has to offer, Monroe is for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Primary Duties


• Bachelor’s degree with concentration in Accounting or Business Administration.
• Six years progressively responsible experience in governmental accounting or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the applicant has the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job.
• Strong knowledge of computerized accounting systems and spreadsheets.

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