CITY OF ISSAQUAH
Positions in this class perform complex accounting tasks requiring a high degree of professional
judgment in applying generally accepted accounting principles; conduct analyses of past and current
accounting information; provide recommendations for corrective action and/or procedural
improvements; provide technical assistance to other departments on accounting and related issues
and performs other fiscal duties as assigned.
Reports to: Deputy Finance Director
• Provides work direction and assistance to employees in the Accounting Technician and Staff
• Performs fully professional and technically difficult accounting functions.
• Provide recommendations regarding application of accounting principles and procedure
Positions in this classification provide work direction and assistance to positions in the Accounting
Technician and the Staff Accountant classes. Incumbents serve as an information source and
technical advisor to other employees, and are given significant latitude for individual
recommendations regarding the application of accounting principles and practices. These positions
perform highly technical, specialized accounting functions, including research, analysis and
forecasting. Positions at this level have responsibility for complex fiscal record keeping. Tasks
require an in-depth understanding of the accounting structures used by the City and strong analytical
skills. Incumbents exercise discretion and independent judgment involving the comparison and the
evaluation of possible courses of action or making decisions after various possibilities have been
Work is performed primarily in an office setting requiring sitting for extended periods of time and
requiring hand/eye coordination to operate a computer and other office equipment.
• Operates automated sy