Thursday, September 10, 2015

Department of Ecology - Fiscal Analyst 2

The Department of Ecology is Hiring!
Fiscal Analyst 2
$3,008.00 - $3,934.00 Monthly
$36,096.00 - $47,208.00 Annually

Position closes – September 23, 2015
Keeping Washington Clean and Evergreen
Protecting Washington State’s environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We are a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effectivecollaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, and believes in the fun factor, Ecology is a good fit.

Ecology's Fiscal team members are highly sought after for their marketable skills due to having one of the State of Washington’s most complex financial systems. Employee skills are utilized through knowledge of applicable state and federal laws, policies, and rules to maintain the integrity of financial data and provide direct services to staff. Ecology managers, the Governor, State Auditor, Office of Financial Management, and the Legislature can confidently use Ecology’s financial information to make crucial decisions affecting the environment.

Couple valuable learning gained with being able to work with this team that works well across units, you have a great formula for individual success!

To learn more about our agency, please visit our website at

Local efforts... Diverse people... Statewide impacts
The Financial Services Program manages the agency's financial resources and supports agency planning so that environmental goals and strategic priorities are met.

The program's AFRS/Contracts and Grants/General Accounting Unit in Lacey, WA is looking for a Fiscal Analyst 2. This unit is responsible for: payable activity for contracts, grants, and loans; preparation of the agency's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR); financial oversight and reporting of the agency's Federal Grants agreements; maintenance of the agency chart of accounts; preparation and distribution of agency management reports; reporting unclaimed property, OMWBE, and IRS Form 1099; AFRS, and TMS table maintenance; cost allocation, Agency Direct Redistribution, and Fund Equity transactions; and archiving records.

This position may perform any unit duties consistent with the Fiscal Analyst 2 classification, but typically focuses on Federal Grant and Contract, Grant and Loan payments and assisting in the Federal Grant Process.

The successful candidate will support the Fiscal Office's mission of delivering useful and timely financial information to all levels of agency management by:
  • Maintaining the integrity of data in all agency financial systems.
  • Providing direct services to agency management in all areas of revenue and expenditure accounting and reporting.
  • Maintaining compliance with all federal and state financial reporting laws and rules.

Tasks include:
  • Federal Grants processing.
  • Contract/Grants/Loans processing.
  • General accounting.

Required Qualifications:
A bachelor's degree with a minimum of 18 quarter or 12 semester hours of college-level accounting AND a minimum of two years of relevant experience.

Professional accounting experience may substitute for education but not for the minimum accounting credits.

Accuracy and attention to detail.

Ability to use a 10-key calculator by touch.

Ability to prioritize tasks and organizational skills to create and maintain unit files.

Reliability to be on the job and be a productive team member in a busy unit with deadlines and seasonal workload issues.

Basic proficiency using MS Office Products including: Word, Excel and Outlook; Able to create, edit, modify, save and delete documents and spreadsheets; including locating and accurately modifying existing files and templates for reuse.

Desirable Qualifications:
30 quarter or 20 semester hours of college-level accounting and three or more years of relevant experience.

Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook.

Special Condition of Employment:

The successful candidates must read, sign, and abide by the Financial Services/Fiscal Office Agreement on Confidential Information (Part A) and Internal Control Responsibility (Part B).

For immediate consideration, please apply online at:

Lisa Knutson-Sealey  | Senior Human Resource Consultant
Department of Ecology, Human Resources Office
Phone:  360.407.6020 | Fax:  360.407.6190 | Mailstop: 47600