State Of Washington Olympia , WA 98513
Fiscal Analyst 4
The Department of Social and Health Services, Facilities, Finance, and Analytics Administration has an exciting opportunity to join our Operations and Administration Unit. In this role you will lend your fiscal expertise to serve as a principal assistant to Consolidated Maintenance and Operations, Office of Capital Programs, and Capital Asset Management. You will manage and coordinate financial aspects including monthly financial reporting, charge back processes, accounts payable and receivable, and purchasing related activities. This is a great opportunity to advance your fiscal career while serving a vital function that supports our mission to Transform Lives.
This opportunity is located in Olympia which is situated conveniently between Seattle and Portland and nestled between the Cascade Mountains and the Puget Sound. Olympia offers abundant opportunities for work, school, and recreation and is an ideal choice for those seeking to achieve a healthy work-life balance.
Some of what you'll do
Assist with the development and preparation of annual allotments and amendments for Consolidated Maintenance and Operations
Develop and implement procedures, controls, and reporting requirements for state institution charge backs
Assist in the creation of, and manages, the methodology used to determine and provide billing information
Monitor purchase requests and purchase orders, verifies the receipt of goods, and processes vendor payment
Provide monthly financial reports to management, administrations, and stakeholders
Serve in committees interested in the development of financial and accounting procedures
Conduct workshops or training activities for staff pertaining to financial processes and procedures
Account for the revenue and expenses generated by Capital Asset Management property rental activities, tracking non-budget, non-appropriated funds
Calculate and prepare reports for the state institutions' annual energy and greenhouse gas emissions
Assists the Financial Manager with budget development, financial management, and reporting of a $10 million annual budget
What we're looking for
Professional knowledge of accounting principles, methods, practices and their application to State accounting and budgeting
Knowledge of the Department's budget, accounting, payment, and reporting systems
Knowledge of the Department's administrations, business environments, service delivery, and facilities
Demonstrated professional-level competency in the principles and techniques of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment, implement effective problem-solving techniques, make independent decisions, and organize and manage multiple tasks and multi-phased projects
Advanced skills in the use of Excel including formulas, pivot tables, and charts
Working knowledge of Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
Who should apply
Professionals who have a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 12 semester or 18 quarter hours in accounting, auditing, or budgeting AND three years of professional relevant experience.
Professional experience may substitute for education but not credit hours.
A master's degree in a financial related field, certification as a public accountant, internal auditor, certified government financial manager, or management accountant can be substituted for one year of professional experience.
How to apply
Please include current contact information for three professional references with your application and attach the following:
Letter of interest with a detailed description of how your experience relates to this opportunity
Current chronological resume
Copy of college transcripts to verify degree information
Questions about this opportunity? Please contact DSHS Recruiter by email or at (360) 725-5885 and reference job number 09469.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.