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Grants Accountant

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  • Data Analysis
  • Early Learning
  • Full Time
  • Renton

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks a full-time, ongoing Grants Accounting Consultant to provide budgeting, monitoring, and auditing for our governmental grants, contracts, and non-grant agency programs.  As a member of the Early Learning 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, or 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

*Puget Sound ESD is committed to having a diverse workforce, and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.*

 Preferred Qualifications: 

·        Auditing experience

·        Experience with a large mainframe accounting system

·        Experience in governmental accounting

Please note: applicants should include their entire chronological work history and 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. 

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.  

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, and vision; Washington State Department of Retirement System with current employer contribution at over 10%; employer paid life insurance; optional life insurance options; generous and flexible paid time off (24 days of paid annual leave, 12 days of paid sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year); Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan; subsidized ORCA card; and free parking.

Position is open until filled.  For best consideration, submit completed application by close date of Wednesday, August 21, 2019.  Interviews are tentatively scheduled for August 28, 2019

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