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Senior Accounting Consultant, AP

Puget Sound ESD
Renton, WA Full-time
Posted on January 13, 2020

Senior Accounting Consultant, AP

PSESD is seeking a Sr. Accounting Consultant, AP to manage, plan, and coordinate all aspects of Accounts Payable processing and reporting requirements. Duties will include providing and maintaining accurate financial records in the accounting system; serving as a liaison to agency staff, vendors/contractors, and state auditors; ensuring compliance with federal, state, local and/or district laws, regulations, and policies related to payment for goods and services; and providing supervision and oversight of the accounting activities completed by AP staff.

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts and state approved charter and private schools in Washington. Serving over 39% of Washington's K-12 public school students, our agency provides critical services designed to ensure that our students are ready to enter school, achieve at high levels in the K-12 system, and succeed in postsecondary endeavors. To learn more about PSESD, visit 

Minimum Qualifications

  • AA/AAS Degree in a job-related field (HS/GED and progressively responsible job-related work experience may substitute for AA)
  • Prior experience supervising others

Preferred Qualifications

  • Washington Association of School Business Officials (WASBO) Certification
  • Experience with accounting and payment systems and practices
  • Experience developing and implementing procedures
  • Experience managing staff and building a team

Please note, applicants should describe their experience meeting minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable) in cover letter and resume as part of the application and salary placement process. Unofficial transcripts are required as part of a complete application.

Location: Renton

Job Type: Full-time, year 'round

Salary: $73,577 - $96,540/year (Salary Band = K)

Department: Finance/Business Office

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity.


We offer comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 24 annual leave days per year
  • 12 sick days
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan
  • Subsidized ORCA card
  • Free parking

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by January 27, 2020. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for January 31, 2020.

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PSESD is committed to having a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply. 800 Oakesdale Avenue SW Renton, WA 98057 --