Accounting Manager

Port of Bremerton  •  Bremerton, WA

8 - 10 years experience  •  Government

$75K ($75K base + Benefits, Salary DOQ)
Posted on 07/27/17 by Pamela Wallis
Port of Bremerton
Bremerton, WA
8 - 10 years experience
($75K base + Benefits, Salary DOQ)
Posted on 07/27/17 Pamela Wallis

Compensation: Generally at $75K/yr. DOQ plus benefits
Employment type:  Full-time/Permanent

The Port of Bremerton, Washington, is inviting qualified candidates to apply for the position of Accounting Manager.

The Accounting Manager is responsible for day-to-day accounting activities including, but not limited to produce monthly, quarterly and yearly financial statements, manage AR and AP functions, grant administration, and other governmental accounting and reporting requirements.  This position also serves as the Deputy Chief Financial Officer in the absence of Chief Financial Officer.

Key Position Duties Include, but not limit to the followings:

  • Manage Accounting Unit.  This includes accounting related functions; e.g. AR, AP, GL accounts maintenances, and review all GL entries. Review accounting transactions for accuracy and troubleshooting of the Port’s financial system.  Also to prepare for financial statements including notes, schedules and requested supplementary information. 

  • Work with SAO as the Port liaison, and respond the State Auditor’s requests for information in performing the Port’s annual audit.  Ensure a clean and timely year-end audit.

  • Maintain current working knowledge of GASB pronouncements and evaluate impact on current processes and reporting.

  • Maintain the Port’s fixed asset system, including all Construction in Progress accounts.  This includes regular updates of fixed asset and depreciation records and maintenance and reconciliation of annual asset inventories.

  • Assist CFO in construction project contracts.  This includes monitoring compliance with applicable laws and review of billings for contract and billing compliance.

  • Manage Port’s cash positions, and review monthly bank reconciliations and other monthly reconciling items with the Chief Financial Officer.

  • Assist in preparing annual disclosures information, monitor and response bond rate agencies requests.

  • Provide support to the departments, including accounting expertise, advice and financial system reporting and training.

  • Assist in grant accounting and reporting, by working with Directors to ensure grant accounting is in compliance with Federal, State and specific grantor requirements. 

  • Review internal control processes and make recommendations to improve internal controls and workflows.

    Eligible candidates must possess B.S. in Accounting, 10 years’ working experiences in Accounting and Finance and 5 years’ working experiences in Governmental Accounting.  CPA designation highly preferred.

    A fully completed job application is required.  A resume may be submitted in addition to, but not in lieu of the completed application.  Any incomplete applications or resumes submitted without a fully completed application will not be reviewed.   Application and job description are available at

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