Prepare multiple accounting entries to move revenues onto correct grants or County-funded
projects in accordance with County policy.
Participate in the fiscal close process at year-end by identifying the need for accruals
(revenue and expenditure), assisting program staff in estimating the value of such accruals
under GAAP, and recording these accruals in the County's general ledger system Oracle
eBusiness Suite (EBS).
Provide ongoing support to program staff by reconciling ledgers, reviewing grant billing
requests from program staff, identifying allowable and unallowable charges in the County's
financial system for various grants and preparing financial reports for program staff.
Work with program staff and funders to process grant billing requests.
Monitor the status of aging receivables, and work with division staff and funders in
Perform reconciliations between subledgers within EBS and prepare reconciling journal
Prepare award-level and fund-level reconciliations for federal and state reporting. Assist in
the annual preparation of the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA) report,
the Schedule of State Financial Assistance (SSFA) report, and with other federal, state, and
local reporting requirements.
Assist in processing miscellaneous billing requests and other receivables functions in order
to support the Accounts Receivable team.
EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:
Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally
Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS).
Knowledge of and skill in governmental accounting.
Knowledge of and skill in applying various financial and accounting principles, practices and
Knowledge of various automated financial management systems.
Knowledge of and ability to apply federal, state, and local legislative guidelines.
Knowledge of grant management and grant billing requirements for federal, state, and local
awards and contracts.
Knowledge of and skill in applying theories, principles and practices of accounts receivable
Analytical thinking and problem solving.
Utilizing computerized, manual, and automated financial management systems.
Communicating effectively both orally and in writing.
Maintaining effective working relationships and working with a variety of individuals
representing diverse cultures and backgrounds.
Interpreting laws, regulations, agreements, ordinance codes and resolutions.
Creating complex computerized spreadsheets and word processing documents.
Evaluating and recommending internal controls.
Adjusting to changing priorities and handling multiple tasks simultaneously with attention to
Exercising sound professional judgments in maintaining confidentiality, releasing
information and forecasting consequences of decisions made and recommendations
Desirable Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Knowledge of accounting structure, policies and operating programs of County.
Advanced aptitude with Microsoft Excel; proficient with Microsoft Access and Microsoft
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, or equivalent education and experience and / or any
equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the
desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work.
Working knowledge of Oracle EBS Financial Systems.
Active license holder as a Certified Public Accountant.
Duration: Up to 910 hours
Location: Downtown Seattle (will work from home)
Pay: $39.70 per hour