Job Description

Auditor’s Office
Position: Chief Finance Manager
Starting Salary: $5,238/month – $7,714/month, Starting Salary: DOQ, DOE
Location: Auditor’s Office
Employment Type: Full-time (40 hours/week); FLSA Exempt, Benefits Apply
Open Until Filled
Brief Duties and Responsibilities: This position oversees the accounting, auditing, and
clerical financial functions for County funds and various taxing districts in the county.
Performs complex accounting activities requiring professional competency. As part of
the office administrative group assists in the development and implementation of internal
policies; analyzes and audits financial records for completeness and conformance to
rules, regulations, policies and procedures, specifically those related to financial
functions. Work involves contact with employees, department heads and elected
officials, and representatives for school, fire, irrigation, and other taxing districts.
Independent judgment and corresponding decision-making is required within the
accounting systems used and with other governmental agencies.
Working Environment/Physical Abilities: Work is performed in the usual office
environment. Must be able to sit for extended periods; bend, reach, stand and lift up to
twenty-five (25) pounds. Requires visual and hearing acuity levels to operate personal
computer and other office equipment and manual dexterity sufficient to perform the
functions of the position. Requires sufficient hearing and speech ability to communicate
verbally.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree (CPA preferred) in Accounting or related
field and five (5) years payroll and accounting experience in double entry Fund
Accounting for Washington State BARS (Budgeting, Accounting, Reporting System) or
equivalent, or combination of education, experience and training that provides the skill
level required above.
Application: Walla Walla County application, resume and cover letter required.
Visit www.co.walla-walla.wa.us to view the job description and to apply online. Mailing
address: Human Resources/Risk Manager, PO Box 1506, Walla Walla, WA 99362,
(509)524-2600, fax (509)524-2603, email hr@co.walla–walla.wa.us
SELECTION IS BASED ON QUALIFICATIONS, ORAL INTERVIEW, BACKGROUND
CHECK AND DRIVING RECORD CHECK.

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