MLT Finance Director receives scholarship to attend conference


City of Mountlake Terrace Finance Director Sonja Springer was awarded a $325 scholarship this week to attend the 2013 Washington Finance Officers’ Association conference, scheduled for Sept. 17-20 in Tulalip.

Springer is a certified licensed CPA in the state of Washington and this training will help her attain the continuing professional education hours needed to maintain her license, city officials stated.

As the city’s Finance Director, Springer is responsible for the preparation of the annual Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the biennial budget, financial forecast and managing the annual audit by the Washington State Auditor’s office. She also manages a team of six city employees who are responsible for utility billing, accounts payable, accounting, treasury, purchasing and payroll.


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