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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 148N
Category: Financial Services


Provide fiscal support using independent judgment in the interpretation and application of a variety of rules and procedures in specialized fiscal functions, such as internal control, revolving fund maintenance control, and providing resource data for reports.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Perform detailed fiscal work where independent judgment is exercised to make fiscal determinations and to solve problems that arise within work assignments.

Typical Work

Maintain accounts and records; authorize and enter fiscal transactions; compile and prepare periodic fiscal statements and reports; 

Assist higher-level fiscal personnel with summary information and analysis of records and reports; 

Prepare, audit, verify and process final documents such as vouchers, purchase requests, invoices, receipts, payroll forms and bank deposit verifications; 

Interpret fiscal policies and procedures; assist in the monitoring and review of computer input/output; provide suggestions for development and maintenance of computerized financial management and budget development systems; 

Prepare, verify and control input being processed, including responsibility for input; 

Serve as custodian of funds deposited with institution; review and consolidate receipts, bank deposits and other fiscal documentation to ensure accountability of funds; 

Review and verify fiscal reports for accuracy; investigate and correct errors to ensure compliance with established procedures and policies; 

Perform the duties of Fiscal Technician 2; 

Recommend improved procedures for preparation of fiscal reports; 

Perform related duties as required.

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.

Desirable Qualifications

High school diploma, or GED certificate




Fifteen quarter hours or ten semester hours of college-level accounting or bookkeeping




Two years of full-time experience as a Fiscal Technician, or equivalent, including experience using accounting-related software; An Associate of Arts Degree, or equivalent, in accounting or business may substitute for one year of required experience.


Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Class Specification History

New Class: 1-03-73
Revise Class: 5/1/82
Revise Class/Title: 1-18-88
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
Revised new class code: (formerly 3055) effective July 1, 2007.
Base range salary adjustment adopted 6/13/2019, effective 7/1/2019.