GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
This position is responsible for supporting the Finance Director by performing the core financial functions of the City including overall financial management, accounting, reporting, budgeting, payroll, procurement, internal auditing, customer service and financial record keeping. Duties are highly responsible and complex, requiring independent judgment, and are accomplished under the general direction of the Finance Director.
Responsible for a progression of tasks necessary to producing timely and accurate statements of the City’s financial condition; tasks include developing internal control procedures, which will promote efficiency and accuracy, and identifying weaknesses in existing methods in order to reduce risks of decisions being based on misinformation; Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting documents; Reviews the general ledger system for proper entries and compliance with State and Federal regulations; prepares necessary reports; Directs, monitors and evaluates work of department staff; interviews, hires, trains, assigns work, addresses complaints, resolves conflicts, rewards and disciplines employees; reviews functions of other departments periodically and makes recommendations as necessary; Prepares and reviews working papers for external auditors; acts as liaison between the auditors and City staff; Supports the Finance Director with day-to-day operations of the Finance Department, and with special projects as required; Performs other related duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of public accounting, finance, budgeting and auditing principles, procedures and techniques; Knowledge of principles and practices of public financial administration including budget preparation; Knowledge of statistical methods, techniques and financial report preparation; Knowledge of financial system design and analysis; Knowledge of principles and practices of fund investing procedures and cash management; Skill in effective, clear and persuasive oral and written communication about the City’s finances to individuals and groups; Ability to interpret and apply related Federal, State and local laws; Ability to write clear, comprehensive explanatory texts to accompany financial reports; Ability to prepare accounting/financial data projections; Ability to present ideas effectively orally and in writing; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, other City employees/departments, City officials, and the public.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree required in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field; CPA certification preferred; and five (5) years of progressively responsible financial management experience; prefer knowledge of and experience in municipal government financial operations;
Applications will be accepted until filled. Resumes will not be accepted without an application. An application may be obtained from the City’s website: www.collegeparkga.com
or the Human Resources Department located at 3667 Main Street, College Park, Georgia 30337.
City Of College Park
Human Resources Department
3667 Main Street
College Park, GA 30337
EOE/M/F POSTED: 04/10/2018