Finance Specialist

Position Summary

The primary responsibility of the Finance Specialist is to support the Finance/Administrative Manager with ensuring transparent, accurate and efficient financial operations within the Palouse Conservation District.  The Finance Specialist will process receivables, expenditures, prepare grant vouchers, invoices, checks and account statement reconciliations.  This position will support budget development, monitor accounts payable and produce financial reports as required by the Director, Board of Supervisors, granting agencies, the Washington State Auditor’s Office and local, State, and Federal agencies. 

Funding for this position is subject to availability of federal, state and local government grants and contracts.  Permanence of the job is dependent upon continued grant funding.


Position Details

FTE: Part Time (30 hours/week) -OR- Full Time (40 hours/week)

Compensation: Starting at $19.75/hour (depending on experience)

Position Type: Regular (benefit eligible)

Required Qualifications

An Associate’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or closely related field; plus three years of progressive responsibility in bookkeeping, accounting, grant administration, or auditing.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with BARS cash-basis accounting system.

Experience using BIAS, QuickBooks & Smartsheet.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or closely related field.

Previous experience in a governmental agency, and familiarity with state and federal regulations.

Previous work with a board of directors and other elected and/or appointed officials.

Familiarity with conservation terminology.

Application Instructions

To apply, please click the link HERE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Please be prepared to submit a letter of interest and a resume. Applications that do not include both a letter of interest and resume will not be considered. Review of applications will begin on October 6, 2020 but will remain open until filled. Palouse Conservation District is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Description

To view a full position description, please click the link HERE.

The Palouse Conservation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All programs and services of the Palouse Conservation District are offered on a nondiscriminatory basis, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status or disability.

1615 NE Eastgate Blvd. Suite H

Pullman, WA 99163

Phone: 509-332-4101


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