Financial Specialist I

Reviews budget, expense reporting, and invoices for grants and contracts. Performs reconciliations and analysis of associated accounting records. 

What We Offer

  • $23-$29/hour DOE with ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates.
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance for employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine; profit sharing, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, and more.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties 

  • Provides fiscal administrative support to contract coordinators, directors and funding agencies for Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC) grant contracts.
  • Prepares budget and expense reports for YVFWC grants ensuring compliance per Federal, State, and/or private regulations. Performs budget prep and processes monthly reimbursement requests for assigned contracts.
  • Performs analysis of grant contract by comparing grant budget to expense information on a monthly basis and identifies potential areas of non-compliance or discrepancies.
  • Prepares journal entries for grant activity according to the contract including tracking and allocation of costs, preparation of grant billings, and report submission.
  • Assists in applying knowledge of grant regulations and reporting requirements and provides guidance to managers in understanding financial requirements for grants.
  • Monitors grants accounts receivable postings and verifies correct payments are received.
  • Prepares special reports to support accounting team as needed.
  • Oversees the general ledgers for all grant contracts in the Clinic, Behavior Health Services (BHS) and Northwest Community Action Center (NCAC) divisions.
  • Assists with identifying fixed assets and maintains depreciation schedules.
  • Assists with monthly reconciliation process for subsidiary ledgers and the general ledger.
  • Assists with preparation of monthly journal entries to support the month end processes required by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Education: Associate’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration. Two years’ experience with general ledger and grants accounting may be substituted for the required education.
  • Experience: Two years’ experience in bookkeeping and general ledger transactions.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Knowledge of basic Accounting principles and general ledger transactions. In-depth knowledge of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Guidance requirements. Knowledge of accounting procedures related to grants. Ability to work with detailed data and maintain accurate records. Ability to prioritize work and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously. Strong organization skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to exercise independent judgement and solid decision making. Ability to handle confidential information with discretion. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Intermediate proficiency with Excel. Basic proficiency with a variety of computer programs including Microsoft Outlook and Word.


We serve more than 197,000 patients across 28 medical clinics, 15 dental clinics, 11 pharmacies, and 49 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC’s patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

Working at YVFWC

Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

At Farm Workers Clinic

  • We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
  • We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
  • We will let joy in.
  • We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.

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