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Fiscal Analyst 2
Recruitment #2022-10-7685
Full-time, Permanent, Represented position
Location: Natural Resources Building- Olympia, WA.

Want to join something GREAT and make a difference?
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has an exciting opportunity within our Executive Budget and Business Operations section. We are looking for a journey level fiscal professional. This position holds the responsibility of reviewing, preparing and providing financial reports for the Budget and Business Operations staff and managers to be able to make the best business decisions for the agency, the state and the public. This position is responsible for providing effective, efficient and accurate accounting and technical reporting expertise; accurate and timely financial and grant information; and responsive customer service.

The position monitors and reports on payables and receivables and provides timely projections regarding statewide program costs for two divisions. This position conducts research to determine trends, inefficiencies and areas for improvement in cost accounting, expenditures and fiscal processes. This position provides information and training to other staff for travel or other reimbursements, credit card use, and invoice payment/coding.

What will we trust you with?
  • Valuing others, creating a positive work environment that allows each employee to teach other through trust, inclusiveness and equity
  • Personal Accountability
  • Compassionate Communication
  • Inspiring Others
  • Commitment to Excellence
  • Detail-oriented and timeline driven processes, Customer Assistance, Critical Decision Making, Collaboration

Required Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field
  • OR a combination of education and/or experience to include 18 quarter or 12 semester hours in accounting, auditing, or budgeting.
  • Two years of relevant professional experience in accounting or budgeting.
  • Extensive knowledge of financial and accounting principles and practices, math skills and reasoning. 
  • Fiscal and clerical experience with exposure to accounts payable and/or payroll processing.
  • Experience performing a variety of advanced and complex accounting and financial tasks.
  • Experience using Word Processing, spreadsheet and advanced applications of financial management-related software programs.
  • Experience in preparing financial reports and statements.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or as a part of a team on assigned tasks.
  • Proven analytical and mathematical skills.
  • Strong time management skills, with a demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize and organize workloads. Attention to detail. Reliability to be on the job, and ability to work independently or as a productive team member when needed.
  • DNR Core Competencies: 
  • Personal Accountability 
  • Value Others 
  • Compassionate Communication 
  • Inspire Others 
  • Commitment to Excellence 
Conditions of Employment:
  • Employees of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. This position is based in an office/fieldwork setting and requires in-person attendance/interactions with no option for full-time telework. Please note that any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing verification of your vaccine status. No start date will be approved until you verify your status.
Desired Qualifications: 
  • A Master’s degree in a financial related field, certification as a Public Accountant, Internal Auditor, Certified Governmental Financial Manager or Management Accountant can be substituted for professional experience.
  • Experience in government accounting, preferably dealing with a myriad number of revenue-generating accounts.
  • Excellent keyboard and ten key skills.

At DNR we approach our work through the lens of making Washington a better place environmentally and are dedicated to serving Washington’s lands and communities through diversity, equity and inclusion. With nearly 1,500 employees in locations throughout Washington, we manage and protect more than 5 million acres of state-owned forest, range, commercial, agricultural and aquatic lands.
Our Vision – Our actions ensure a future where Washington’s lands, waters, and communities thrive.
Our Mission – Manage, sustain, and protect the health and productivity of Washington’s lands and waters to meet the needs of present and future generations.
Our Core Values:
  • Safety and Well-Being —Our top priority is the safety of the public and our employees.
  • Public Service —We value and respect the public we serve, and we value and respect the people of the Department of Natural Resources who step up to serve.
  • Innovation and Creative Problem-Solving — We solve our state’s most pressing challenges through innovative thinking, dedication, and bold and creative vision.
  • Leadership and Teamwork —We are committed to building leaders at all levels and building teams for success.
DNR provides excellent benefits, a few of those include:
  • Commitment to organizational health and wellness
  • Work/life balance
  • DNR Employee Resource Groups (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council, Women’s Employee Resource Group, Veterans Employee Resource Group, etc.)
  • Statewide Employee Business Resource Groups
  • Leadership that empowers and supports employees
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Educational and career development aid
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Eligibility
  • Opportunities to participate in wildland fire suppression assignments
  • A comprehensive benefit package that includes employer contributions toward health insurance, paid holidays, retirement plans, sick leave and vacation days. Visit for more information

Application Requirements:
  • To be considered you must apply online at You must complete the entire online application to be considered for the position. 
  • Attach a letter of interest describing how your experience and qualifications relate to the position profile and the position required, desired and special requirements. 
  • Attach a resume describing your experience and qualifications.
  • Provide three to five professional references – you may attach a document, use the References text field in the online application, or include with resume.
  • Complete all supplemental questions. 

Additional Information:
This recruitment may be extended and may also be used to fill future similar vacancies for up to sixty (60) days.
Veterans wishing to claim Veteran’s preference please attach a copy of your DD-214, NGB-22 or other verification of military service. Please black out your social security number prior to attaching. We thank you and are grateful for your service!

The Department of Natural Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, veterans, military spouses or people with military status, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply.
Persons needing accommodation during the screening process or this announcement in an alternative format may contact DNR Recruiting staff at (360) 522-2500 or (360) 522-0143 or by email at Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington State Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) at 1-800-833-6388 or
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