The King County Road Services Division (RSD) is seeking a highly experienced expert in public sector accounting to oversee the accounting, compliance, and audit response functions for the division. We are looking for someone who enjoys translating theory and technical information into practical business process. Our successful candidate will be the RSD accounting expert, advise management and supervise accounting staff. The division will rely on this individual to maintain the division's compliance with: Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements, Financial portions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW), State Budget, Accounting and Reporting System (BARS), State Local Agency Guidelines (LAG), King County financial policies and code, and Federal uniform guidance under the Code of Federal Regulations (2 CFR 200).This position supervises, advises and trains staff in all phases of the accounting cycle: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger Accounting, Financial and Regulatory reporting. This person will act as the division's representative on point with county, state, and grant auditors.Individuals interested in joining our team must be committed to racial, social and economic equality for ALL people in King County. We welcome applications from people who will help us consistently demonstrate the values of equity, respect and partnership.The first round of interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of December 13, 2021 Scope of Job Duties: To be considered for this opportunity, you must at a minimum, demonstrate knowledge, skill and ability to:
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As of October 18, 2021, most* King County employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination by October 18th. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.
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