The Department of Community and Human Services values diverse perspectives and life experiences. The Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with lived experiences.
King County’s Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) provides equitable opportunities for people to be healthy, happy, and connected to community.
Do you seek to utilize your experience and interests to further critical human service policies and programs in one the largest County’s in the United States? Are you interested in leading a skilled team to influence decision making? Are you passionate about finance and accounting and strive to unite technical details with the programmatic story behind the numbers?
DCHS is searching for an innovative leader who will guide the Finance and Accounting Team supporting the Homelessness, Housing, and Community Development Division (HHCDD). This position plays a key role in the development and strategy for the biennial budget and provides strategic insight to Department leaders. This is an exciting opportunity to join the leadership team, revolutionize processes to maximize efficiency, and build capacity to ensure accurate, timely, and comprehensive financial support.
WHO MAY APPLY: This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications.
REQUIRED MATERIALS: Candidates who wish to be considered for this position must submit an online King County application and respond to the supplemental questions. Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you do not include the requested and relevant information in the online application and supplemental questionnaire. Applications and/or supplemental questionnaires that state, “see my resume” are considered incomplete and will not be considered to be competitive.
WORK SCHEDULE/CONDITIONS: This position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime. Typical hours are Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm.
The work associated with this position will be performed through a combination of teleworking complemented with onsite work and meetings as needed. Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities. Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.
Employees will be provided with a County issued laptop and must maintain a workspace with an internet connection (access may be supplemented in some situations) where they can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours. Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions are required, including the wearing of masks in some situations. King County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint.
King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely. The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team that is redefining how we work as we transition to the department’s hybrid environment.
RECRUITER: Susan Churchill, [email protected]
Supervise, mentor, and lead staff, including strategic planning, staff learning and development and conducting fund and program effectiveness assessments.
Coordinate with division leadership to manage finances and influence strategic plans and program implementation efforts, including preparing and presenting issue papers and policy analyses to explain and support complex fiscal and programmatic issues.
Partner and develop financial strategics with the HHCDD leadership and oversee corresponding financial and performance analysis to drive review and proactive decision making.
Manage complex grants, partnership funds, partnership agreements, and braided funding mixes to ensure accurate and timely reporting and develop innovative solutions to maximize funding.
Provide innovative and thoughtful insight for emerging resource needs for housing and community development programs, identifying additional funding for expanded program scope, and serve as the financial subject matter expert and act as the liaison for public & media records request, assist government relation staff with council inquiries.
Incorporate equity, race, and social justice principles into analysis to advance outcomes for historically and systemically marginalized communities.
Serve as the key liaison to partner agencies, including KCRHA, providing technical support to meet requirements of all interested parties; Ensure Master Services Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding agreements are properly operationalized.
Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills
Master’s degree in business, economics, public administration or accounting AND five years’ experience in financial management, or any equivalent combination of education, work and life experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the job
Demonstrated management and supervisory experience, including hiring, supervision, staff development and performance management; Ability to delegate, lead, and support staff to provide on-time and quality performance; Expert organizational skills and the ability to adapt to rapidly changing and competing deadlines
Advanced knowledge in public sector budgeting and government fund accounting, including Federal and State grant accounting and reporting; Knowledge of GAAS auditing standards and GAAP accounting principles
Advanced knowledge and recent experience with federal grants, public or other restricted local funds and pass-through funds
Experience in reviewing and providing financial and political impact analysis of proposed legislation, RFP’s, grants, and changes in policies and procedures
Knowledge of equity and social justice principles and practices, and understanding of the effects of place, race, and policy and systems-based inequities on communities and populations
Demonstrated skill in effectively presenting and communicating complex financial and performance information to a wide range of audiences, including non-technical audiences
Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of people, including Directors, program managers, and other partners to secure integrated work products
DESIRED EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:
Knowledge of housing development and human services programs and not-for-profit environments
Experience in development and review of revenue and expenditure contracts involving purchase of services
Experience with the Hyperion budgeting system
Advanced knowledge of Oracle/EBS and Oracle reporting systems
LEAN knowledge and experience
Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State’s best employers.
Together, with leadership and our employees, we’re changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation’s best places to live, work and play.
Guided by our “True North”, we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles-we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
King County Executive Branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are the successful candidate for the position you applied for, the County will send you a conditional offer letter.
As a condition of employment, prior to a final offer of employment, you will be required to:
submit proof of vaccination, or
have an approved request for medical or religious exemption and an approved accommodation. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.
People are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccination approved by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The Executive Branch includes employees in the Executive branch, the Assessor’s Office, Elections, the King County Sheriff’s Office, and the Executive Office.
King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer
No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.
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