Minnesota Government Finance Officers Association

Promoting excellence and leadership in the government finance profession

Principal Accountant - Washington County


Sunday, June 2, 2024

Position Objectives

City/Organization Name: Washington County

City/Organization Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washingtonmn/jobs/4497795/accountant-principal?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJob

Job Title: Principal Accountant

Job Location: Stillwater, MN

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: $84,115.20 - $114,940.80

Deadline: 6/2/2024

Job Description/Summarized: Washington County is currently hiring for an Accountant Principal in the Accounting and Finance Department. This position will have primary focus on producing the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR). The Accountant Principal is dedicated to accurate, complete, and timely preparation of accounting records and financial reports, ensuring compliance to county policies and state and federal laws and regulations. This position is the liaison with the county's external audit firm to assist with external audit requirements and ensure the annual audit is completed timely. This position also assists in identifying, recommending, and implementing opportunities to improve accounting and reporting processes for continuous improvement.