Chief Finance Manager

Walla Walla, Washington 99362

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Position Description

Auditor’s Office 
Position: Chief Finance Manager 
Starting Salary: $5,238/month - $7,714/month, Starting Salary: DOQ, DOE 
Location: Auditor’s Office Employment 
Type: Full-time (40 hours/week); FLSA Exempt, Benefits Apply 
Open Until Filled 
Brief Duties and Responsibilities: This position oversees the accounting, auditing, and clerical financial functions for County funds and various taxing districts in the county. Performs complex accounting activities requiring professional competency. As part of the office administrative group assists in the development and implementation of internal policies; analyzes and audits financial records for completeness and conformance to rules, regulations, policies and procedures, specifically those related to financial functions. Work involves contact with employees, department heads and elected officials, and representatives for school, fire, irrigation, and other taxing districts. Independent judgment and corresponding decision-making is required within the accounting systems used and with other governmental agencies. 
Working Environment/Physical Abilities: Work is performed in the usual office environment. Must be able to sit for extended periods; bend, reach, stand and lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Requires visual and hearing acuity levels to operate personal computer and other office equipment and manual dexterity sufficient to perform the functions of the position. Requires sufficient hearing and speech ability to communicate verbally. 
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree (CPA preferred) in Accounting or related field and five (5) years payroll and accounting experience in double entry Fund Accounting for Washington State BARS (Budgeting, Accounting, Reporting System) or equivalent, or combination of education, experience and training that provides the skill level required above. 
Application: Walla Walla County application, resume and cover letter required. Visit to view the job descripion and to apply online. Mailing address: Human Resources/Risk Manager, PO Box 1506, Walla Walla, WA 99362, (509)524-2600, fax (509)524-2603, email hr@co.walla–

Type: Full-time