27224 144th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98042
253-631-3770 Office - 253-631-8072 Fax
|Job Title:||Finance Officer Range 1 & 2|
|Salary Range:||$83,582 - $108,511|
|Position Closes on:||Friday, November 18, 2022|
POSITION SUMMARY AND SCOPE OF RESONSIBILITY
The finance officer is responsible for general accounting and customer service. Position duties include accounting activities involving the general ledger system, assisting with required documentation and following progress through completion with state, county and local government agencies and with legal and engineering advisors. Provides assistance to the General Manager for short and long term budgeting and financial projections.
The following is a summary of the essential job duties for this position. This summary is not all-inclusive and is subject to amendment and further modification by the District.
- Provides ongoing Financial reporting to the General Manager and the Board of Commissioners.
- Coordinates and performs accounts payable accounting. Receives and verifies invoices. Authorizes and assigns vendor numbers and disperses amount to appropriate account.
- Generates and balances automated accounts payable system reports and vouchers. Maintains all accounts payable records and files.
- Coordinates and performs payroll processing and monthly, quarterly, and year end payroll accounting.
- Coordinates Employee benefits.
- Coordinates and performs accounts receivable accounting and miscellaneous cash journal entries.
- Makes journal entries, balances, and reconciles figures for month end or year end and job costing report.
- Accounting of expenses for each plat and billing to developers. Timecard hours disbursement for labor hours.
- Maintain and balance petty cash, advance travel and revolving checking accounts.
- Maintains fixed assets.
- "Close" the general ledger monthly.
- Maintain ZBA account transfer to King County.
- Prepares year end - closing of general ledger accounts and work sheets for verification of entries.
- Manages the preparation of state and federal reports, including tax reports.
Knowledgeable of budgetary, accounting and reporting systems, GAAFR, GAAP and GASB.
- Acts as the liaison to the State Auditor in the annual audit process.
Examples of Other Duties:
The following duties represent duties that are generally performed by this position, as directed by the District from time to time, but are not considered to be essential job duties:
- District insurance - prepare and monitor insurance claims with Insurance Pool as directed.
- Coordinates travel arrangements for District staff and prepares and documents per-diem and travel expense reimbursements.
- Notarizes District documents.
- Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
- Well organized and effective in planning work and deadlines.
- Friendly, courteous, and pleasant communication skills. Ability to effectively perform customer service and problem solving with general public re: questions, complaints, and miscellaneous information requests with professionalism.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with other staff members, customers, developers, and outside agencies.
- Ability to make rational and prudent decision with regard to customers, developers, coworkers, etc.
- Knowledge of business English, spelling, and math.
- Ability to give substantial attention to detail and repetitive transactions, perform multi-task assignments, maintain work pace and accuracy and give attention to detail and customer service problem solving.
- Knowledge of and ability to operate typical office equipment, including but not limited to personal computers, printers, scanner, calculator, copier, and postage machine.
- Knowledge and skill in the use of Microsoft Office software programs and SAGE 50 Accounting Software.
- Minimum AA school graduate or equivalent in Accounting or Business Administration, Bachelor's degree preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of this position.
- Previous experience should include five years general office accounting and customer service duties with demonstrated leadership accomplishments.
- Strong computer experience in billing, general ledger, word processing, spreadsheets, payroll, etc.
- Strong double entry accounting experience required to comply with state auditor requirements.
- Employee must be bondable.
- Washington State Notary Public License
A valid Washington State driver's license and proof of vehicle liability insurance per Washington State minimum requirements.
Interested parties may obtain an application packet containing the position requirements from Lake Meridian Water District, 27224 144th A SE, Kent, WA 98042; or by downloading an application packet from our website at https://www.lakemeridianwater.com
Resume will be accepted with completed application.
Closing date: Open until filed. You may send your application and resume to email@example.com.
The statements contained in these job descriptions reflect general details as necessary to describe the principle functions of the job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise balance the workload.