Southgate Recreation & Park District Sacramento, CA
Accounting Manager Monthly salary range: $6,821 to $8,706 The district offers a generous benefit package. Application deadline: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Southgate Recreation & Park District is seeking a talented professional to fill the role of their Accounting Manager. This is a rewarding opportunity to join a team committed to providing recreation and park services to residents of South Sacramento, a socially, economically, and culturally diverse community.
About Southgate Recreation & Park District Southgate Recreation & Park District is an independent special district established in 1956 to serve the residents of South Sacramento. The District is governed by an elected five-member Board of Directors.
The District encompasses a 52-square mile area of unincorporated South Sacramento County. In this area, the District currently maintains 47 parks, 6 community centers, 2 aquatic facilities, a golf course, and numerous landscape corridors and nature preserves. The District’s primary goal and its public charge is to provide recreation and park services to the 125,000 residents it serves. Over the next twenty years, the District expects to add approximately 500 acres of park land and green space as new subdivision developments occur.
Working as an Accounting Manager The Accounting Manager will report to the Administration Manager, and perform responsible, professional level work in accounting, budget, finance, office management, and related business services. As a key member of the team, the incumbent in this position will be responsible for organizing and directing activities and operations of district accounting records, accounts payables, accounts receivables, purchasing, contracting, and payroll functions. The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities, traits, and competencies:
Knowledge of payroll laws, rules, regulations, practices, and procedures
Outstanding communication skills through written correspondence and reports as well as verbal presentations
The ability to effectively plan, organize, and direct accounting functions
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Ability to work and collaborate effectively with numerous stakeholders
A team player who can also work independently
Extensive knowledge of managing financial accounting systems
Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
Exceptional attention to detail
Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
Knowledge of public contracting and procurement requirements
Strategic leadership abilities in managing staff and meeting the organization’s deadlines