Financial Services Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
Ben Franklin Transit Finance Department
Location of position: 
Richland, WA
Up to $120,458.00 Annually, DOQ
Date Posted: 
Monday, January 13, 2020
Closing Date: 
Friday, February 14, 2020
Job Description: 

Perform highly complex accounting and financial analysis to provide accurate and timely financial reports to management, government agencies, and the public to support sound decision-making and ensure appropriate public disclosure and accountability. Ensure compliance of Agency policies, procedures and legal requirements.


Perform highly technical and complex accounting analysis, research, preparation, and maintenance of financial records, reports, and systems in compliance with Federal and State rules and regulations. Manage accounting operations, including budget control, cash management, grants management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, treasury, general ledger, payroll, fixed assets, and revenue services. Compile, complete, and ensure timely monthly and year-end financial closing; review monthly and year-end financial statements and supporting documentation; review statements, schedules, and reports for accuracy and completeness. Design, implement, and improve daily work and month-end processes and procedures to ensure efficient, accurate and complete information within established time frames. Plan, assign, and supervise the work of staff; interview and recommend selection of job candidates; train, monitor and evaluate performance; take corrective action as needed. Consult with and provide expert assistance to management, other departments, external auditors, and vendors; assist other departments to resolve technical accounting issues. Develop, maintain, and ensure optimal utilization of financial accounting information systems. Develop and recommend improvements to accounting policies, processes, and procedures. Prepare financial reports using database and spreadsheet applications; letters, reports, and other documentation. Serve as audit liaison on external audits. Assist with treasury management and investment procedures and recommendations.


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration and four-years of increasingly responsible accounting experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid Washington State driver's license.


CPA and/or CPFO and seven years' experience managing public sector finance department operations in a supervisory capacity.