Fiscal Program and Contracts Coordinator (Exempt): Washington

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Tacoma, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 17 Jan 2022

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Puget Sound Partnership
Tacoma, WA
Job Category
Full time Positions
$77,446.00 - $87,552.00 Annually
Last Date to Apply
A little bit about the Internal Operations Team The Internal Operations Team supports the core functions of the agency by providing Fiscal, Human Resources, Administrative, and IT services. Additionally, it is the central point for all Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program management and agency-wide work planning. This team consists of the Chief Operating Officer, Human Resources Manager, Executive Assistant, five to six (5-6) employees in the Finance Division, three (3) IT staff, two (2) Administrative Assistants and the Agency Work Planning and EPA Grant Coordinator. What you will be doing You will lead key agency-wide assignments that impact programs based on consultation you’ve received on agency-wide fiscal and contract activities. The agency’s top management will rely on your information and recommendations for use in fiscal planning and decision-making. You’ll spend most of your time developing and maintaining financial reports, expenditures, journal vouchers, invoices, grant accounting, tracking performance against federal grants and agreements and conducting research. Who we are looking for You are skilled at supporting programs with budget, accounting, contract management, and grant management duties. You have an extensive history of providing excellent customer service and are known in the workplace for your resilient and professional demeanor under pressure. You also can adapt to business needs and approaches, engage in productive problem-solving conversations, and have excellent communication skills. As the Fiscal Program and Contracts Coordinator, you are no stranger to various technology, software and internet-based reporting and data portals. If you enjoy exercising general accounting processes and principles, seek ways to improve processes, and value accountability greatly, you'll thrive in this position. The abilities to value others and their diverse experiences and contributions, promote brave spaces for learning, and strive for equity are essential.
Success in this position requires that a person be a team player, defined as possessing initiative and a driving passion for the work, having humility and practicing curiosity in interactions with others, and valuing the whole human in each of us. Required Experience, Competencies and Technical Skills (experience may be concurrent): Minimum of three (3) years of demonstrated experience in budgeting or accounting role, or capacity Minimum of three (3) years of demonstrated experience in contract or grant management role or capacity that required performing budget and accounting duties Skilled at supporting programs with budget, accounting, contract management, grant management duties including spending plans and allotments, adjustments and JVs, encumbrances and accruals, expenditures and revenue projections, preparing and executing contracts/agreements, and monitoring contract spending and performance. Specific experience includes: Experience tracking, reporting and projecting program and agency budget allotments and expenditures Experience interpreting and applying State and Federal fiscal policies Knowledge of state and federal budget processes Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Knowledge of the State Accounting and Administrative Manual (SAAM) Experience gaining support of others through persuasiveness, credibility, and expertise History of excellent customer service, being friendly and helpful every time Positive and can-do attitude – and be resilient and professional under pressure Demonstrate a history of being able to take on difficult tasks, lead projects, engage customers, build consensus, and deliver sustainable solutions Ability to adapt to business needs and adapt approaches, goals and methods to achieve success in a dynamic environment Resourceful, ability to solve problems and willingness to use problem solving methods such as the 9-Step Problem Solving Method Possesses Excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to present complex issues in a logical, concise and understandable manner Able to identify trends, potential problems, and be able to drill down and find the problem. Demonstrate a history of being able to get tasks done on time and accurately. Skilled in running Enterprise Reporting and Web Intelligence reports for financial reviews Understands chart of accounts and its application Understands general accounting processes and principles Working experience and ability to use The Allotment System Experience and ability to use the Salary Projection System. Three (3) years of proven working experience and ability to use MS Excel and database tools to create templates and create and maintain complex spreadsheets Possesses general working skills of Word Possesses good working skills of Outlook Commitment to advancing justice, diversity, equity and inclusion efforts
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