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STATE OF WASHINGTON

OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

STATE FINANCIAL CONSULTANT


SALARY
CLASSIFIED RECRUITMENT NOTE
OFM is a Non-represented Agency.

Range 61, $4,296-$5,639.00 monthly + benefits.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to legislative action, the salary for this opportunity has been reduced by 3% for the timeframe of July 1, 2011 through June 29, 2013. LOCATION OPENS CLOSES
Olympia, Washington March 26, 2013 The announcement is open until April 10, 2013. If you have applied for a previous OFM position and are interested in this position, please reapply. The top candidates will be invited to an interview to determine the finalists for this position. Since the selection will be based on information provided by the candidates, it is in the candidate's best interest to address the mandatory/desirable qualifications of this position as they apply to their specific knowledge, skills, and abilities.

MAILING ADDRESS Office of Financial Management Employee Services P.O. Box 43113 Olympia, WA 98504-3113 FAX 360-586-0051 EMAIL ofmhr@ofm.wa.gov WEBSITE http://www.ofm.wa.gov EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Washington state offers a competitive benefit package that includes vacation and sick leave; health, life, and disability insurance; retirement; social security; and leave for military service. The Office of Financial Management is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, and ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process, or this job announcement in an alternative format, may call 360-7250158 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf 360-664-3649.

OVERVIEW
The Office of Financial Managements mission is to provide leadership, direction, and information to support and improve government on behalf of the people of Washington. In light of this mission, Statewide Accounting provides fiscal and administrative leadership, direction, information and assistance to state agencies to support them in meeting their goals and fulfilling their responsibilities. Statewide Accounting promotes accountability and transparency by administering statewide policies and producing statewide reports to fulfill federal and state requirements. State Financial Consultants serve state agencies by providing consulting services and are delegated responsibility to identify, plan, coordinate, and implement all necessary financial consultant services for program areas with limited statewide impact. State Financial Consultants also participate in the preparation of the states Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). State Financial Consultants report to the Assistant Director of the Accounting Division. OFM is currently recruiting for 3 State Financial Consultants. In addition to the duties noted above: One position is responsible for the production of the State Single Audit Report and maintaining federal accounting and reporting policies; federal training and back-up for the Treasury-State Agreement. One position is responsible for the production of the Annual Audit Resolution Report and related policies; inventory policies and related training; and various analytical review activities. One position is responsible for e-commerce policies, and lead on implementation GASB Statement 68 Accounting and Financial Reporting for Pensions.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelors degree in business administration, public administration, accounting or related field with 24 semester/36 quarter hour of accounting course work or a certification as a public accountant. Five years of professional experience in budgeting, accounting, auditing or financial reporting. In depth familiarity with Washington State laws, regulations, and administrative/accounting policies and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidate will have: Ability to listen to others and gain an understanding of issues; Ability to build rapport and partner with others; Ability to work proactively with minimal supervision and be accountable to produce quality work in a timely manner; Excellent communication skills; Organization and time management skills; A commitment to customer service.

PROCESS
Interested applicants should submit the following: (1) A letter of interest, describing specific qualifications. Please indicate the position(s) you wish to be considered for; (2) A current resume, detailing experience, education, and current salary; (3) A list of at least three professional references with current telephone numbers; and (4) Personal Data sheet www.ofm.wa.gov/jobs/datasheet.doc Please send completed application packets by mail, fax, or email to: Office of Financial Management Employee Services PO Box 43113 Olympia, WA 98504-3113 Fax: 360-586-0051 Email: ofmhr@ofm.wa.gov

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