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Financial Specialist

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/26
Posting End Date: 2024/03/21
Category: Accounting and Finance
Sub Category: Accounting and Finance
Work Type: Part Time Insurance and Retirement Eligible
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 23.62
Maximum Salary: 27.50
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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 Idaho Department of Fish and Game Opportunity

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION: This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission. This job announcement will now remain open until the position has been filled. Applications will be periodically reviewed as they are received. Applicants are encouraged to apply and submit their applications as soon as possible.

The Idaho Fish and Wildlife Foundation (IFWF) is seeking a Financial Specialist. Our mission is to partner with Idaho Fish and Game to sustain Idaho‚Äôs fishing, hunting, and wildlife heritage, and improve habitat restoration, public access, conservation, education and to effectively utilize its resources. This position will be located at our Headquarters in Boise. This is a year-round temporary benefited position expected to work up to 28 hours per week. This position will perform professional level duties for the Idaho Fish and Wildlife Foundation involving fund accounting, managing financial and donor databases, financial analysis, and financial reporting.

Why IDFG? We are a premier natural resource agency dedicated to preserving, protecting, perpetuating, and managing Idaho's fish and wildlife for this great state. We are committed to creativity, innovation, and excellence as we cultivate opportunities for our customers to engage with our natural resources and become resource stewards for future generations. We are highly dedicated to our mission, committed to our team, and we know how to balance work/life commitments while loving the work we do. 

What We Offer: 


  • Performing financial accounting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), federal and state laws, and IFWF policy.
  • Maintains integrity and confidentiality of database and fund management systems.
  • Monitor accounts with financial transactions (invoicing, payments, etc.).
  • Prepare a variety of financial and statistical reports, including regular financial statements, fund summaries, special financial reports to support organization programs and activities.
  • Some contact with external individuals, vendors, financial institutions, organizations, and auditors regarding financial and business transactions.
  • Occasional attendance and travel for business meetings.
  • Present quarterly and annual financial statements at board meetings.

Minimum Qualifications: (These qualifications are required.)

  • Good Knowledge of accounting principles and practices. (Typically gained by at least four years of professional work experience as an accountant, or equivalent, applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) OR an Associate's degree in accounting AND at least two years of professional work experience as an accountant or equivalent.)

In addition to the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate will have experience with fund accounting, GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles), FASB (Financial Accounting Standards Board) guidelines, and donor databases (FUND EZ preferred but not necessary). Excellent Excel/Word skills required. Familiarity with investments, trusts and endowed funds preferred. Strong organizational and time management skills. Nonprofit experience preferred.

To learn more about the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, please see the following:


 Thank you for applying with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game!


Idaho Fish and Wildlife Foundation
600 S. Walnut St.
Boise, ID 83707


[email protected] 

(208) 334-2648 


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.