Fiscal Analyst 3- Olympia, WA

Employer: WSDOT

Job Description:
WSDOT Local Programs is currently seeking a Fiscal Analyst 3 in Olympia, WA. The Fiscal Analyst 3 is responsible for independently analyzing, evaluating for federal and state compliance, and processing approximately $900 million in federal and state capital construction expenditures for approximately 1,000 transportation projects biannually. Using multiple information systems, the incumbent provides critical program and financial evaluation to help monitor and coordinate the use of federal, state, and local funds, assisting the Local Programs Division Program management program and customers with timely, on budget project delivery information and financial planning. This position assures that projects are financially managed in compliance with federal and state transportation regulations and serves as the division expert in the financial management of federal and state grant projects.

What to Expect
Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, the Fiscal Analyst 3 will:

Review, audit, verify, correct, and prepare reimbursements for projects.
Process accounts payable transactions on a timely basis.
Ensure that projects are in compliance with state and federal policies.
Review set-up of work order, agreement, and federal funding tables in TRAINS to ensure project funding data is accurate and complete.
Review, analyze and interpret accounting system reports to ensure expenditures are in compliance with federal and state regulations.
Provide detailed budget and financial data and technical assistance to Region Local Programs staff for use in preparing local agency agreement supplements.
Assure that the provisions and requirements of state and federal transportation spending are compiled by Program Management as well as grantee customers statewide.

Qualifications
To be considered for this opportunity, the following are required:
18- quarter credits or 12-semester hours in Accounting, Audit or Budget
Two (2) years of relevant professional experience
Experience working with expenditure accounting and reporting systems.
Knowledge of governmental accounting, Washington State Chart of Accounts, state accounting rules and regulations as published in the State Accounting and Auditing Manual, state allotment process and internal control procedures.
Ability to manage interagency reimbursable agreements in compliance with federal and state laws including requests for reimbursement, overruns, non-payment, and activity reporting.
Ability to utilize complex data applications to monitor budgets of an agency or program/sub-program level or at a project level.
Valid drivers license.

It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:
Knowledge of Federal 2 CFR Part 200 rules and regulations.

Important Notes
This recruitment may also be used to fill additional positions per business needs.
This position offers flexible/hybrid remote work options.
In additional to the salary range listed, a general wage increase of 3.25% will be applied for all state employees on July 1, 2022.
By issuance of proclamation, the Governor of Washington State mandates that all employees who work for executive cabinet agencies (which includes the Department of Transportation) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Compliance with this mandate is a condition of employment with WSDOT. Exemption may be granted for religious or medical purposes; however, accommodations will be subject to approval based on the essential functions required of the position.
WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system. For more information, please visit www.uscis.gov

Why WSDOT
Work-Life Balance – We offer flexible work schedules that allow you time for your life outside of this excellent opportunity.
Paid Leave – In addition to 11 paid holidays, full-time employees earn a minimum 14 paid vacation days per year.
Tuition Assistance – Permanent employees have several options for assistance with education expenses, including tuition reimbursement programs, government discounts at participating colleges throughout the state, and eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.
Plan For Your Future – WSDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare options. Employees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much more. Go to State Benefits for more information.

Check out this video to learn more: Why WSDOT?

How to Apply
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salary. Therefore, it is very important that the “Work Experience” portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.
In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:
An attached Resume outlining (in reverse chronological order) your experience to date.
An attached Cover Letter that further explains your qualifications and indicates why you believe you are a viable candidate for this role.
Contact details for a minimum three (3) individuals who can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job-related competencies. This information can be entered in the “References” section of the online application; does not require an additional attachment.

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WSDOT is an equal opportunity employer. We value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees can feel respected, included and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans, as well as people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the listed Recruiter.

Contact us
For inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned Recruiter, Amanda Strebeck, at strebal@wsdot.wa.gov . Please be sure to reference Fiscal Analyst 3 #05030 in the subject line.

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Location: Olympia, WA
Application Method: Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/wsdot/jobs/3520808/fiscal-analyst-3?page=3&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Base Pay: $47,844 - $64,332/ YR

Posted on May 12, 2022

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