Reporting and Analysis Manager, Clark County, WA

Location
Vancouver, WA, in Clark County, is located in the SW part of the State of WA.
Salary
$6,526 - $9,222 per month
Posted
Mar 10, 2017
Closes
Apr 10, 2017
Ref
IRC15020
Finance Industry
Analyst, Corporate Finance
Government & Institutions
Analyst, Finance Officer
Contract Type
Permanent

REPORTING AND ANALYSIS MANAGER

Job ID:                             IRC15020

First Review:                  03/17/2017, then open until filled

CLARK COUNTY’S Auditor's Office, located in Vancouver, WA, is seeking a Reporting and Analysis Manager.

HOW TO APPLY:

For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at: www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/before-you-apply  IRC15020

THE JOB

Clark County Financial Service is seeking an innovated accounting professional to provide leadership as its Reporting and Analysis Manager.   This position is an integral part of the Financial Services Management team and reports directly to the Finance Director in the County Auditor’s Office.  The position supervises a team of Senior Management Analysts and provides leadership in the effort to provide for the County’s reporting and analysis needs.

Clark County is quickly transitioning to a workplace of choice as it embraces principles of Servant Leadership, Priority Based Budgeting, and Performance Management.  The County is currently in the process of implementing new, state-of-the-art, fully integrated SAS software to help drive these initiatives.  This position requires an individual who can lead the County’s effort to centralize, streamline, and consolidate the County’s financial services.  It must be able to collaborate with internal departments and external customers to establish accounting processes, determine reporting and analysis needs, and evaluate the tools available to meet those needs.

A successful Reporting and Analysis Manager will have a strong background in governmental accounting, experience with CAFR preparation and knowledge of GASB.  This position interacts at many levels and must be able to communicate with both staff and senior management, as well as elected officials.  If you have this combination of technical, administrative, and interpersonal skills and the desire to work for a progressive, professionally challenging environment, Clark County is looking for you.

This position is also responsible for the compilation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and the associated audit from the State Auditor’s Office; managing the general ledger; monitoring department expenditures and financial status, and enforcing department expenditure limits.  The position will be the chief liaison with the Budget office on county-wide budget/accounting issues (e.g., reviewing, postings and transfers).  This position will play a key role in ensuring the county’s internal controls over financial preparation and reporting are accurate and reliable.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires a Bachelor's degree in accounting, business or public administration, or a related field and four to six years of increasingly responsible accounting experience as well as leadership and supervisory skills and abilities.

The ideal candidate will have the following strengths:

  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Strong governmental accounting background
  • Experience with fully integrated financial accounting systems
  • Certified Public Accounting (CPA) Certification desirable
  • Advanced experience in report preparation
  • Knowledge and experience with CAFR, GAAP and GASB

Knowledge of:  principles and practices of financial analysis; research and report preparation; operational characteristics, services, and activities of assigned program; modern and complex principles and practices of accounting; principles of budget preparation and control; principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation; modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computerized accounting systems; pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.

Ability to:  manage and coordinate the work of staff personnel; plan, implement, and manage multiple financial programs and projects; coordinate the activities of a variety of County service areas in the preparation of comprehensive financial reports; analyze, document, and modify automated financial computer programs and systems; understand and interpret financial information; use computerized financial reporting systems; select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff; interpret and explain County accounting and financial policies and procedures; prepare clear and concise reports; communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including a variety of County and other government officials, community groups, and the general public.

BENEFITS AND SALARY INFORMATION

Clark County offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  •  Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  •  Paid Days Off
  •  Deferred Compensation (457 Plan)
  •  Retirement Options
  •  Employee Assistance Program
  •  10 Paid Holidays
  •  Flexible Spending
  •  Life Insurance
  •  Supplemental Life Insurance
  •  Long-Term Disability

It is the general policy of the County to start employees in the lower or middle sections of the salary range.

Equal Opportunity Employer