Posting Date:  03/14/2019
Job Title:  Senior Financial Analyst (Reporting)
Salary:  $76,039-$96,213 DOE, with Excellent Benefits
Entity:  City of Maple Valley
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled; First review March 29, 2019


Under the supervision of the Finance Director, this position is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the City’s general ledger system, chart of accounts, and capital asset system. In addition, the position is responsible for annual financial reporting, internal audit/review, as well as monitoring and analyzing the general ledger activity for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), RCWs related to financial activities, federal and state grant requirements, and city policy. The position also acts as liaison for the annual audit activities.

Primary Duties

Under the direction of the Finance Director, prepare the quarterly financial reports
Under the direction of the Finance Director prepare the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
Works directly with the State Auditor’s Office to provide appropriate documentation to verify the information within the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
Assists the Finance Director with forecasting the City’s major revenue sources and expenditures
Under the direction of the Finance Director, provides support, as needed, in the preparation of the biennial budget, budget amendments, and Capital Improvement Plan
Responsible for capital and small and attractive assets management and reporting
Audits cash management activities, subsidiary journals, external financial systems
Ensures compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Assists the Finance Director with maintaining the City’s investment program including recommending new investments, reconciles monthly financial reports to budget worksheets
Assists with development of internal controls and city policies


Knowledge of
Accounting concepts and generally accepted accounting principles, as issued by the State Auditor’s Office, Governmental Accounting Standards Board, etc.
Knowledge of finance related state laws and regulations (RCWs and WACs).
Knowledge of relevant IRS regulations, WA state rules/regulations for Dept. of Labor & Industries (wage & hour etc.), Department of Retirement Systems, etc…
High-level analytical skills are required to analyze variances, trends, exceptions and make recommendations as necessary for adjustments, corrections, etc.
Provide superior customer service, analyze the needs of the department, and take or recommend the proper course of action.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent area and 3 yrs. experience in general ledger accounting or financial reporting preferably for a local government entity

Contact Information

Human Resources 425-413-8800


Other Information

The work schedule for the Senior Financial Analyst-Reporting is scheduled to be 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
This position is FLSA exempt and is not eligible for over-time compensation.
A City of Maple Valley Application for Employment, resume, and cover letter must be submitted. Applications may be mailed, hand-delivered, faxed or emailed to
For questions please call (425) 413-8800.