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Staff Accountant
Olympic Area Agency on Aging
Vacancy Announcement
Staff Accountant

Position: Full Time
Salary Range: $44,311 - $58,140 Annually
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

The Olympic Area Agency on Aging (O3A) helps older adults and persons with disabilities maintain their dignity, health and independence in their homes, through a coordinated system of home and community-based services for a four county service region on the Olympic Peninsula. O3A is seeking an experienced, organized, and collaborative individual for the position of Staff Accountant. O3A non-exempt employees who work full-time enjoy 24 days of annual paid leave (accrual based leave and holidays), medical benefits and retirement plan.

Position Summary: The Staff Accountant provides lead fiscal support directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the agency’s fiscal operations including day-to-day accounting and payroll functions. Under the direction of the CFO, processes financial transactions in compliance with funding source and state auditor regulations and procedures. Helps to ensure that all fiscal operations are conducted within generally accepted accounting standards (GASB & FASB). Processes payroll and accounts payable utilizing computerized systems. Assists in the preparation and submittal of all agency budgets and financial reporting. Works with the CFO and other designated team members to process and manage employee benefits. Assists the CFO with the fiscal monitoring of sub-contracted agencies.

The successful applicant will have the following qualifications:

Essential Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, bookkeeping or related field, OR Bachelor’s Degree including coursework in accounting, finance, and data processing, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the skills, knowledge and ability to perform the work.
• Three years of accounting, financial analysis and/or full-charge bookkeeping required.
• Knowledge of automated accounting systems and experience with governmental or social service audit requirements.
• Strong fiscal analysis skills.
• Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet frequent deadlines.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in the application of generally accepted accounting principles to daily operations of a public entity.
• Experience in financial reporting and analysis.
• Experience in the preparation of multiple budgets that meet fund source requirements.
• Experience in payroll and accounts payable processing, and in the administration of employee benefits.
• Ability to assist the Chief Financial Officer with subcontractor monitoring.

Software Knowledge: Experience with PC based email, word processing, spreadsheet and data base applications.

This position may require travel within and outside the region. Please refer to the Job Description for complete requirements.

Contact Carol Ann Laase for application packet: laaseca@dshs.wa.gov; 360-379-5061/ 866-720-4863; or go to http://www.o3a.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/.

Applications accepted until the position is filled. Applications received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 15, 2017 in first review. O3A is an EOE.

The Olympic Area Agency on Aging does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Persons needing assistance in the application process may make requests by contacting Carol Ann Laase at laaseca@dshs.wa.gov or (360) 379-5061 / 866-720-4863.