• Thu. May 23rd, 2024

Orcas Fire is seeking a Finance Manager | Sponsored contest

Orcas Island Fire and Rescue is seeking an experienced professional as Finance Manager.


The Finance Manager reports to the Fire Chief and is responsible for the routine and higher-level

accounting and financial reporting duties in support of the Orcas Island Fire & Rescue’s



• Manages all accounting operations, including budget control, cash management, and grants


• Coordinates benefits for all new hires/volunteers.

• Processes payroll in a timely and accurate manner.

• Processes accounts payable and accounts receivable.

• Performs bank and credit card reconciliations.

• Prepares the annual budget and budget adjustments.

• Prepares and presents monthly financial and budget reports, including state and federal


• Presents various reports to the Chief and Board of Fire Commissioners in open public meetings.

• Supports collective bargaining process through proposal costing.

• Manages grant administration.

• Oversees and audits EMS billing performed by a third-party contractor.

• Serves as audit liaison during external audits.

• Works with and maintains confidential information.

• Develops, maintains, and ensures optimal utilization of financial accounting information


• Compiles, completes, and ensures timely monthly and year-end financial closing; reviews

monthly and year-end financial statements and supporting documentation; reviews statements,

schedules, and reports for accuracy and completeness.

• Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.


• Post-secondary schooling in business, finance, or accounting. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

• Five or more years of related experience in progressive roles

• Public sector finance experience preferred

• A combination of education and experience, which provide the applicant with the desired skills,

knowledge, and ability required to perform the job, may be considered.


• Knowledge and application of principles and practices of Accounting

• Proficient in various software applications, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel,

Outlook) and automated accounting systems

• Strong organizational and analytical skills

• Ability to work independently when required, prioritize workflow and meet recurring deadlines

• Excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships

• A strong sense of integrity

• Attention to detail and accuracy

• Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.

• do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers.

Interested candidates who meet the qualifications can send their resumes and cover letter to [email protected]. The first consideration is given to materials received by 5/19/23.

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