State of WashingtonVancouver 98684
Full Time +

Prepare accruals, review, and input accrual batches for operations and bills, to include client and program-specific items.

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Dshs Ffa Fiscal Analyst 2

State of Washington
Full Time, Permanent 12 semester per week Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), 800 NE 136th Ave #110, Vancouver, WA 98684, United States Apply before 10/8/2023 11:59


Fiscal Analyst 2
This position is eligible for a hybrid telework schedule, which requires a minimum one day in the office per week. This may vary depending on business needs.

We’re seeking a permanent Fiscal Analyst 2 positions to join our Facilities, Finance, and Analytics Administration (FFA) team in Tacoma, WA!
 In this role, you will perform professional accounting and financial review duties responsible for fiscal controls and business practices within the DSHS Consolidated Business Services (CBS). You will also be responsible for analyzing and interpreting reports produced by automated and manual financial systems.

Pierce County employees are eligible to receive an Orca Card for transportation needs. 
 Some of what you'll do

  • Prepare accruals, review, and input accrual batches for operations and bills, to include client and program-specific items
  • Research expenditures and track expenditures to assist with fiscal year estimates
  • Warrant cancellations for payments
  • Prepare common cost accruals, accounts payable report, overpayment processing report, pull and review enterprise reports
  • Fiscal year close interagency payables/receivables & other FY close activities for programs
  • Monthly Reporting – at the operational level and only if standardized
  • Process any tax/fee payments on behalf of the Regional Business Center
  • Prepare/coordinate responses to audit findings and Corrective Action Plans
  • Maintain Audit Warrant Register and Transaction list
  • Maintain a contractor/vendor log to track contract payments and analyze expenditures
  • Make monthly payments to various vendors including, but not limited to.
  • Prepare JVs to record general ledger changes in fund balance.
  • Read documents for payment by creating batches and process into AFRS, review and makes corrections as appropriate before releasing batches other staff have input into AFRS Prepare monthly accruals for various contract and vendor payments and process employee reimbursements and miscellaneous payments

 What we're looking for

  • Knowledge about and understanding of theory and practice of accounting; principles of cost accounting; modern office methods
  • Ability to apply and adapt established accounting methods to a variety of accounting transactions; assemble, analyze, and prepare reports and statements of complex financial data
  • Ability to process large quantities of fiscal data consistency, accuracy, and efficiency
  • Ability to multi-task and schedule self to meet payment and report deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with staff at all levels. Optimize limited resources, and support the organizational goals
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, basic math skills, and the use of a 10 key calculator
Professionals with one of the following should apply:

Professionals with a bachelor’s degree, which includes 18 quarter or 12 semester hours in accounting, auditing, or budgeting and one to two years of relevant professional experience;


 Professional experience may substitute for education, but not for the credit hours;


A Master's degree in a financial-related field, certified as a Public Accountant, Internal Auditor, Certified Governmental Financial Manager, or Management Accountant can be substituted for professional experience.  

To Apply: 

Completed application will include the additional following information:

  • Resume
  • Unofficial college transcripts
  • Letter of interest describing your experience related to this job
  • Provide a minimum of three professional references

Our Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) mission to Transform Lives requires that we come together with a sense of belonging, common purpose, shared values, and meaningful work. It is crucial to our agency’s mission that you bring equity, anti-racism, and social justice commitment to your work with DSHS. We strive to create greater access and affirming representation of the communities we serve, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, people with physical, behavioral health, and intellectual disabilities, elders, LGBTQIA+ individuals, immigrants and refugees, and families building financial security. 

Questions? Please contact and reference #12396.