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General Nature of Work
The purpose of this classification is to serve as Assistant Finance Director to the City, managing the City’s accounting, budgeting, auditing and purchasing functions to ensure accuracy and compliance with applicable laws, policies and regulations. Position performs a variety of complex supervisory, professional, administrative and technical accounting and finance functions in maintaining the fiscal records of the City. The position reports to the Finance Director.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Performs other related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
Data Utilization: Requires the ability to synthesize, hypothesize, and/or theorize concerning data involving modification of existing policies, strategies and/or methods to meet unique or unusual conditions. Requires the ability to do so within the context of existing organizational theories and management principles.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to function in a director capacity for a major organizational unit requiring significant internal and external interaction.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, advisory and/or design data and information.
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; may include ability to perform mathematical operations with fractions; may include ability to compute discount, interest, and ratios; may include ability to calculate surface areas, volumes, weights, and measures.
Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or synthesis functions; to deal with several concrete and abstract variables; and to analyze major problems that require complex planning for interrelated activities that can span one or several work units.
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving broader aspects of organizational programs and operations, moderately unstable situations, or the direction, control and planning of an entire program or set of programs.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance or closely related field; ideally with MBA/CPA; supplemented by three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in accounting or finance in a municipal setting; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.
Individuals applying for the posted position must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Physical Requirements: Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.
Sensory Requirements: Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, and visual cues or signals. Most tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Work Environment: Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.p >