Klickitat County, Washington – Fiscal Manager

Klickitat County, Washington

Salary: $66,269 – $86,445

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The Community:
Located in south central Washington, Klickitat County lies at the junction where the Columbia River Gorge cuts through the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains with expansive farms and wheat fields, vineyards, timberland, and magnificent Mt. Adams as a backdrop. The county seat, historical Courthouse and the largest city is located in Goldendale. Encompassing 1,908 square miles, the County’s nearly 22,000 residents reside in the cities of Goldendale, White Salmon and Bingen, and 11 unincorporated communities. With a mild year-round climate, the area is the perfect place to take advantage of an abundance of outdoor recreational activities from fishing and hunting, to whitewater rafting, windsurfing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and berry and mushroom picking. Scenic tours provide opportunities to thousands of travelers and visitors to the Columbia River Gorge and the Cascade Mountains, while an expanding winery and grape growing industry offers many award-winning wines at several tasting rooms that are open to the public. Visitors and residents also will find that Klickitat County’s canyons and vistas, evergreen forests, scenic waterfalls, wildflowers, berry fields, ranchlands, sage-covered hillsides, river rapids, rodeos, festivals, and for those who seek it, seclusion, are among the best in the U.S. Being a rural close-knit community, Klickitat County is a glorious place to call home, raise a family, and be employed.

The Organization & Position:
Klickitat County is governed by a three-member Board of Commissioners serving overlapping four-year terms, with each Commissioner representing one of three districts. The Commissioners serve as the Executive Branch and perform legislative and quasi-judicial functions of the County. Klickitat County employs approximately 250 FTE’s and operates on a 2020 budget of $62,029,832 including a General Fund Budget of $17,767,333.

Under the general direction of the Director of Human Resources and Administrative Services, the Fiscal Manager maintains a close working relationship with the County Auditor, County Treasurer and all elected officials and appointed department directors. In conjunction with the County Auditor, the Fiscal Manager facilitates the preparation of the County’s annual budget development process according to County policies and direction of the Board of County Commissioners and analyzes financial data to identify trends and forecast or calculate costs for budget purposes. The Fiscal manager also prepares technical and complex budget-related reports for the purpose of providing strategic recommendations and counsel to the BOCC, elected officials and department heads.

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