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CITY OF KENNEWICK
Date Updated: January 28, 2002
Title Of Immediate Supervisor: Finance Manager
Under general direction, provides coordination to the City accounting program including any combination
of treasury, CIP, budget, payroll and financial reporting and supervising professional and clerical staff in
performing the required activities. This is a single position classification. It is not part of a series.
The primary mission of all employees is to provide the citizens of the City of Kennewick with the most
efficient and effective service possible. Salaries are paid by the taxes, revenues, and users fees collected
from the citizens of Kennewick. Each employee is expected to treat all people with the courtesy and
respect due them at all times.
1. Supervises the performance of professional and clerical staff. Supervision includes training, work
assignment and review, performance appraisal, employee evaluation and making hiring, termination and
pay rate change recommendations.
2. Assists supervisor in preparing reports, presentations and conducting various financial analyses.
Coordinates the year-end reporting and closing functions. Coordinates the budget process and preparation
of the budget document. Coordinates the annual audit, CAFR preparation and the quarterly and annual
financial statement preparation.
3. Oversees the preparation of various financial statements and reports and coordinates all aspects of the
City's accounting functions to ensure governmental accounting concepts are being correctly applied.
Makes recommendations to departments based on analyzed data
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