Posting Date:  01/27/2020
Job Title:  Senior Accounting Associate
Salary:  $31.20 – $36.70/per hour
Entity:  City of Kirkland
Closing Date:  Open until filled, first review 2/6/2020


The Senior Accounting Associate position performs a variety of paraprofessional accounting duties that impact city-wide financial records. This positon will assist professional accounting staff with monitoring and processing complex financial activities and ensuring compliance with legal requirements, union contracts, policies and procedures. Capital improvement project monitoring and grant billing are the focus for this position.

Primary Duties

• Assists in preparation of annual financial report
• Coordinates with employees in mutliple departments to verify that asset and liability accounts are balanced on a regular basis.
• Assists with reconcilliation and analysis of CIP Funds and determination of CIP funding.
• Maintains spreadsheets supporting CIP/Utility funding.
• Monitors assigned budgets throughout the year to ensure proper posting of expenditures.
• Reconciles operating budgets.
• Prepares and maintains all documentation required to support assigned grants.
• Provides annual reconcilliation of assigned grants for State Auditor.


Minimum Qualifications
AA degree in accounting or related field and 5 years of experience in bookkeeping/accounting/payroll processing in a union environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with automated financial management/payroll systems and public sector accounting rules preferred.

Contact Information

Human Resources
Ph. 425-587-3210


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