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Grant Accounting Consultant

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  • Administrative
  • Consultant
  • Finance
  • Full Time
  • LTFS
  • Renton

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks a Grant Accounting Consultant to provide budgeting, monitoring, and auditing for our governmental grants, contracts, and non-grant agency programs.  As a member of the Finance Department, the Grant Accounting Consultant will administer and monitor accounting activities, process financial information, and perform auditing to ensure accuracy and compliance with program regulations and grant requirements. 


PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts, charter schools and state-approved private schools in Washington. Educational Service Districts, created by the legislature, are an essential regional delivery system for early learning and K-12 services in the state.  PSESD is committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education


Minimum Qualifications:

·       Associate’s Degree in job-related field, Washington Association of School Business Officials (WASBO) Certification, or Grants Management Certification,

·       A substitute for the above education requirement is a non-related Associate’s degree plus job-related professional experience

·       Experience in Accounting, Financial Management, or related area

·       Experience in grant accounting and/or educational agency accounting

·       Experience with Federal and State regulations


Preferred Qualifications: 

·       Auditing experience

·       Experience with a large mainframe accounting system

·       Experience in governmental accounting


Position located in Renton, Washington.  Schedule:  Full-time, year-round.  Salary (Band H): $62,312 - $72,263/year.  Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity.   Excellent benefits/retirement package, including 24 days annual leave per year, 12 sick days, 11 paid holidays, participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System, subsidized ORCA card, and the opportunity to work in a highly engaged, customer-centric environment.   


Position is open until filled.  For best consideration, submit completed application by close date of Sunday, March 10, 2019.  For more information and to complete our online application, visit the Careers page of Puget Sound ESD's website at

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.  Please complete the Background Disclosure Statement and attach to Fast Track online application.

PSESD strives to have a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.

For best consideration, submit complete application by Sunday, March 10, 2019.  

For more information about this position, view the  Job Description.

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