Chief Financial Officer
Lewis-Mason-Thurston Area Agency on Aging
Salary: $100,000 - $120,792, plus excellent benefits, including a hybrid work environment (2 days in the office & 3 days at home) and a flexible schedule
The Lewis-Mason-Thurston Area Agency on Aging (LMTAAA) is headquartered in Olympia, Washington, and serves the counties of which its name is derived. Olympia is the state capital, the county seat of Thurston County, and is the southern gateway to Puget Sound’s metropolitan region. The city is routinely recognized for its outstanding quality of life, vibrant downtown, convenient walking and biking, active/engaged community, low crime rate, and family friendly amenities.
LMTAAA is a governmental agency that has been sponsored by Lewis, Mason, and Thurston Counties since 1976. The governing board of the agency is the Council of Governments, and LMTAAA operates with 87 FTEs on a 2022 budget of $12.39 million. The mission of LMTAAA is to advocate, support, manage, monitor, plan, fund and coordinate programs and services for older adults, adults living with a disability and family caregivers. The agency is mainly funded both by state and federal funds through LMTAAA’s partnership with the Washington Department of Social & Health Services, Aging and Long-Term Support Administration, and is designated to receive funding from the Older Americans Act through the Administration for Community Living and through the Center for Medicaid and Medicare.
The Fiscal Department operates with four staff, including the CFO, a Lead Payroll & Accounting Specialist, Payroll Specialist, and a Fiscal Technician. Services include payroll and accounts payable; monthly billing to the Washington DSHS for state and federal grants; preparation of annual financial statements and coordination of the annual state audit; review of contracts prior to executing them; subrecipient monitoring and limited fiscal monitoring of providers; preparation of annual area plan budget and contractual budgets; strategic planning/long term staffing; and salary/benefits projections discussion and tracking of cash flow and balances.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Chief Financial Officer has responsibility over a full range of administrative services, including fiscal management, billing, payroll, vendor/provider payments, financial reporting, forecasting and budgets.
Education & Experience: A bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, public administration, or a closely related field, and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in fiscal management, including two (2) years of experience in a supervisory role is required. It is preferred that candidates have two (2) years of experience in accounting involving federal grants, two (2) years of experience auditing government financial statements and/or grant compliance, and certification as a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Government Financial Manager, Certified Managerial Accountant or equivalent. Candidates that possess any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job requirements will be considered.
For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The Lewis-Mason-Thurston Area Agency on Aging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply by May 21, 2023. (Applications reviewed as submitted. Open until filled.)
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