Business & Finance Officer III
Public Health - Seattle & King County - Seattle, WA

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The Community Health Services Division is seeking to fill a full-time, career service Business Finance Officer III position.

THE POSITION: Under the direction of the Finance Manager, this Career Service position, conducts federal grants management, compliance and monitoring; contract management; financial reporting; cost benefit analyses, program performance analyses and/or revenue and expenditure forecasting; develops financial and operational plans, systems and models; and performs other related functions that contribute to Community Health Services (CHS) finance management and policy decisions.

Plans, manages, evaluates and reports on internal and contracted complex programs and projects. The position supports CHS programs and community partnerships to: implement services, assure program quality, and provide technical assistance. The position requires a high level of expertise and skills in financial systems and project planning/implementation, and complex research and analysis.

WHO MAY APPLY: This position is open to the general public. Applicants from this job posting may be used to fill temporary or other positions in this classification for a period of up to a year. First consideration will be given to candidates who submit their application materials by August 4, 2014 at 4:30pm.


The following application materials are required in order to be considered for this position:

1. A Completed Online or Paper Application
2. Supplemental Questionnaire
3. Resume
4. Letter of Interest describing how you meet or exceed the qualifications of this position.

WORK LOCATION: Downtown Seattle, Chinook Building, 401 5th Avenue, , Seattle, WA, 98104, and other Public Health locations as needed.

WORK SCHEDULE : The normal work week is Monday through Friday. This position is not overtime eligible.

CONTACT : If you have questions regarding this job announcement, please call Jennifer Caymol, Human Resources Analyst at (206)263-8733 or at

Examples of Duties:

• Oversee grants management and monitoring of assigned programs in accordance with A-87 and A-110.

• Manage, prepare, and review and budgeted operating expenditures and revenues and perform budget maintenance activities such as forecasting, cost projections, cost summaries and cash flow analysis.

• Monitor, track and report on project/program expenditures /revenues and make correcting accounting entries.

• Oversee accounting and/or financial reporting systems for assigned programs.

• Create and maintain relevant financial/budget compliance reporting for assigned programs.



• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with grants management including compliance, monitoring, billing and reporting.

• Demonstrated ability developing and monitoring complex budgets .

• Advanced demonstrated ability in gathering, analyzing, and presenting information and budget data using: Microsoft Excel (proficiency is required).

• Knowledge and demonstrated ability applying generally accepted accounting principles.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


• Advanced knowledge of public sector budgeting, accounting, audit, and grants management.

• Demonstrated ability in preparing and monitoring complex operating budgets to include multiple funding sources.

• Bachelor's Degree or higher in Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field.

Supplemental Information:

Your application materials must validate your answers to the supplemental questions. If your answers can not be validated, you will not proceed to the next steps of the process.

You must completely fill out the application with your relevant education and work experience. Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you include relevant information only on the resume or cover letter, or if you reference "see resume" on your application.

•This selection process may include but is not limited to: evaluation of application materials and supplemental questions, testing and interviewing. For more information on our selection process, please refer to

•Public Health relies on office automation (Microsoft Office) and web-based enabled tools, therefore candidates must be proficient and comfortable with computer use to perform functions associated with on-going work.

•Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills, and development of effective working relationships are requirements of all Public Health positions.

•Staff may be required to play a role as a first responder in the event of a Public Health emergency.


•The selected candidate will be required to pass a thorough background investigation.

•Employees are required to protect the privacy and security of protected health information as defined in State and Federal Law

•Employees are required to adhere to OSHA/WISHA guidelines including but not limited to completing their mandatory trainings on time.

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