• 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.

POSITION SUMMARY:

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

operations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

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

management.

• 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

reporting.

• 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

systems.

• 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.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

• 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, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

• 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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