Ensures financial integrity of accounting system and accurate financial reporting for Skagit Transit. Supervises accounting and administration staff, oversees internal controls, monitors cash flow, evaluates, and reports revenue and expenditures. Prepares financial and operations reports. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Assesses accounting systems and implements appropriate internal controls. Coordinates accounting activities with other Skagit Transit departments and outside auditors.


Ensure accounting is in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), GASB, IRS, state, and FTA requirements

Prepare financial and operating reports; provide financial analysis and narrative of issues impacting the Agency’s financial condition

Supervise payroll, payables, receivables, general ledger, contracts, purchasing, grants management, and fixed assets processes and procedures

Review, modify, and document business processes for optimal efficiency and internal control

Maintain policies and procedures to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), grant agreements, laws, and regulations

Monitor cash flow and account balances

Reconcile monthly bank statements ensuring entry accuracy

Prepare the annual financial report for the Washington State Auditor’s Office

Prepare NTD (National Transportation Database) monthly and annual reports

Monitor grant funded projects accounting; manage grant project costs for reimbursement

Ensure compliance with FTA grant rules and all grant reimbursement requirements

Manage the annual financial and accountability audits, WSDOT audits, FTA triennial review, and all other financial audits

Ensure the integrity of financial systems; integrate systems technology into all aspects of the Accounting Department; manage related projects

Maintain fixed asset records including recording capital asset acquisitions, disposals and transfers;

Update depreciation schedule monthly

Maintains vehicle files

Reconcile subsidiary ledgers and depreciation schedule to general ledger

Coordinate physical asset inventories and update records accordingly

Oversee the asset management program

Responsible for hiring, evaluation of finance and administrative staff, and addressing personnel concerns within the department

Perform special assignments and other related duties as assigned


Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provide the knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform the job. A typical way to meet this requirement would be:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

5 years of GASB experience

5 years of Financial Statement Compensation experience

5 – 7 years of progressively responsible accounting experience

5 years of supervisory experience

Payroll processing compliance

Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant preferred

Grant administration experience

Transportation industry experience preferred         

Salary and Benefits

Salary Range: $135,525.00-181,046.93; dependent upon experience

Medical insurance with premium share

Employer paid:





Employee Life insurance

Participation in Washington State’s Department of Retirement Systems – Public Employees Retirement Systems (PERS)