Posting Date:  02/02/2021
Job Title:  Sr Accountant l or ll or Chief Accountant
Salary:  $58,968.00 – $83782.40
Entity:  Klickitat County
Closing Date:  04/01/2021

Description:

The Klickitat County Auditor, located in Goldendale, WA, is actively recruiting for one (1) full-time
Accountant. This is a permanent, full-time, FLSA exempt (not overtime eligible)
position which includes a generous benefit package.

Primary Duties

Senior Accountant I
Performs complex professional level accounting activities including financial activity management related to budget compliance, payroll, accounts payable, reporting, modified and full accrual accounting, grants management, implementation and monitoring of fiscal procedures in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP), Budgeting, Accounting & Reporting Systems (BARS); county, state and federal policies and procedures. Maintains detailed accounting transactions in an integrated computer accounting system. This position is responsible for completing the Annual Report in compliance with BARS for cash-basis entities and also provides financial support to lower level accounting staff and departments utilizing the financial system.

Senior Accountant II
Performs complex professional level accounting activities including financial activity management related to budget compliance, payroll, accounts payable, reporting, modified and full accrual accounting, grants management, implementation and monitoring of fiscal procedures in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP), Budgeting, Accounting & Reporting Systems (BARS); county, state and federal policies and procedures. Maintains detailed accounting transactions in an integrated computer accounting system. This position is responsible for completing the Annual Report in compliance with BARS for cash-basis entities and also provides financial support to lower level accounting staff and departments utilizing the financial system.

Chief Accountant
Performs complex professional level accounting activities including financial activity management related to budget compliance, payroll, accounts payable, reporting, modified and full accrual accounting, grants management, implementation and monitoring of fiscal procedures in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP), Budgeting, Accounting & Reporting Systems (BARS); county, state and federal policies and procedures. Maintains detailed accounting transactions in an integrated computer accounting system.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field and eight (8) or more years of related, progressively responsible administrative accounting experience in a public agency utilizing fund accounting and/or in public accounting firm servicing clients who use fund accounting.

Knowledge of governmental accounting using modified accrual and cash basis accounting methodology.

Licenses, Certificates and Other Requirements:
Senior Accountant II
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required
Chief Accountant
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required

Contact Information

Brenda Sorensen
205 S. Columbus Avenue, Room 203
Goldendale, WA 98620
509-773-2315
brendas@klickitatcounty.org or
509-773-7171
hr@klickitatcounty.org

Links

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/klickitatcounty

Other Information