An employee in this position is responsible for various financial administration functions, capital assets, and long-term investments of the City. Work involves performing routine financial-related, performance-related, compliance-related accounting duties as required in compliance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). An employee in this position is also responsible for supervision of direct reports including review of, and assistance with, routine accounting and financial reporting; processing accounts payable and accounts receivable; assisting with payroll processing; and completing basic office tasks for the department.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews the accounting activities of direct reports.
- Assists with the coordination, monitoring, and maintenance of: scheduled monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, and annual reconciliation responsibilities of the budget including: monthly closing: preparation and posting of journal entries: reconciliation of general ledger account: preparation of financial statements: analysis of revenues and expenditures: audit preparation: etc.
- Assists in the preparation of internal and external reports such as monthly and year-end financials (balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow), bond financial reporting, Department of Community Affairs, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), budget books and Census reports through reviewing account transactions and preparing and reviewing working papers for external auditors.
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Education and Experience:
- Assists in implementing and monitoring department methodology, documentation, and reporting standards to ensure compliance with GAAP.
- Assists in reviewing and recommending City ordinances and policies in the areas related to the Finance and Accounting Department.
- Reviews the general ledger system for proper entries and compliance with state and federal regulations and GAAP; prepares necessary reports.
- Manages the City’s records of capital and inventoried assets and depreciation.
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Public Administration as well as five (5) years of direct or related experience in a government or public sector organization, or equivalent combination of education and experience.