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Budget Coordinator

Puget Sound Educational Service District’s Business Office seeks a skilled Budget Coordinator to provide general accounting and financial services, accounts receivable, and support in the development, analysis, and maintenance of agency and departmental budgets.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the following competencies:
 - Accounting rules, systems, and processes 
 - Accuracy and attention to detail 
 - Customer Focus 
 - Teamwork 

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts and state approved charter and private schools in Washington. Serving over 39% of Washington’s K-12 public school students, our agency provides critical services designed to ensure that our students are ready to enter school, achieve at high levels in the K-12 system, and succeed in postsecondary endeavors. We are committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education. To learn more about PSESD, visit

In support of public health and Proclamation 21-14.1 (COVID Vaccination Requirement), employment with Puget Sound ESD requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious accommodation.  For additional information, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).  There is no need for applicants to submit supporting documents.  Individuals that are offered positions will be informed of the process to submit their documents at the time of offer.

Minimum Qualifications

  • AA/AAS/Vocational Degree in a job-related field
    • HS/GED and progressively responsible job-related work experience may substitute for degree
  • Spreadsheet and database management experience, including data entry, manipulation, analysis and/or report creation
  • Work-related accounting, budget, and/or finance experience
  • Demonstrates an understanding and commitment to using a racial equity lens
  • Experience working with diverse groups toward common goals

Preferred Qualifications

  • Washington Association of School Business Officials (WASBO) Certification
  • Experience with accounting and payment systems and practices.
  • Experience developing and/or implementing training procedures and processes.      
  • High level of communication, organization, attention to detail, delegation, collaboration, and customer service skills

Please note, applicants should describe their experience meeting minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable) in cover letter and resume as part of the application and salary placement process. Unofficial transcripts may be required as part of a complete application.

Location:  Renton, Washington 
Job Type:  Full time, Year ‘round
Salary: $56,843 - $65,918 (Salary Band E)
Department: Administration – Business Office

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity. 


We offer comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 24 annual leave days per year
  • 12 sick days
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan
  • Subsidized ORCA card
  • Free parking
  • Electric Car Charging Stations (Renton office)

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by May 26. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of June 6 via videoconference.

Jobs are listed here for information only. To apply for a specific open position, you must be a registered applicant in the Fast Track Application System and apply specifically for each position for which you wish to be considered.

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PSESD is committed to having a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.
800 Oakesdale Avenue SW Renton, WA 98057 |