The Port of Grays Harbor is recruiting a dynamic individual to join its senior management team and lead our finance, accounting and administrative activities.
The position is responsible for the Port’s accounting and financial functions, including: budgets and forecasts; financial planning and policies; general accounting, grant and project accounting; financial statements, cash and debt management; and audits. Responsibilities also include human resources, records and risk management. As a member of the Port’s Senior Management Team, the position actively participates in planning, advising and supporting the Port’s mission, business objectives and development initiatives. As Port Auditor, the position has a dual function reporting to the Port Commissioners.
Ideal Candidate Attributes:
The Port is interested in candidates who not only demonstrate outstanding leadership, interpersonal and applicable technical skills, but are also a strong working manager. Candidates who can show a history of success in accounting, financial reporting and audits, budgeting, financial planning and strategy, public financing processes, data processing principles, public records management, and human resource administration are preferred. The Port values an individual who displays a strong financial and business acumen, impeccable work ethic, is honest and models a high level of integrity.
Education and Experience:
- Completion of a Bachelor Degree with major in finance, business administration, public administration, accounting, economics, or closely related field. CPA preferred.
- Ten years of progressively responsible position in finance and accounting functions, including planning, analysis, budgeting, treasury, and management experience.
Will consider combination of experience, education and training that provides the level of skills, knowledge, and abilities required for this position.
How to Apply:
For complete information about this employment opportunity and how to apply online, please visit http://portofgraysharbor.com/about/Employment.php. Applications submitted online on or before March 2, 2018 will be reviewed immediately and may be given priority over applications received after this date. Position will be open until filled. Target employment start date is May 1, 2018.
Additional Salary Information: DOQ
About Port of Grays Harbor
Located on Washington's Pacific Coast, and the closest deep-water U.S. mainland port to the Pacific Rim, the Port of Grays Harbor headquarters is located in Aberdeen, Washington. The Port consists of seven, diverse lines of business all located within Grays Harbor County, Washington State. Port officials recognize the importance of providing land and facilities for local businesses to grow, as well as providing a global gateway for U.S. grown and manufactured products to reach their markets.
Our vision is to best utilize our resources to facilitate, enhance and stimulate international trade, economic development and tourism for our region. The Port of Grays Harbor is a results oriented company focused on the success of our private industry customers and partners.