Responsible professional and technical work directing and coordinating Finance, Accounting, and Reporting functions of the City.
The following duties are illustrative for this position. The omission of specific 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.
Designs, develops and implements accounting procedures in compliance with the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) to meet management needs, state requirements, and federal regulations.
Analyzes and monitors revenues, expenditures, bonds, fund balances and related financial data for complex funds.
Evaluates, recommends and establishes policies and procedures to continuously improve operations, decrease turn-around times and streamline processes to provide quality customer service.
Reviews, analyzes and approves various financial transactions including accurate and timely reconciliation of various ledger accounts.Investigates and makes recommendations to resolve discrepancies.
Oversees the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).Coordinates an annual independent financial audit; prepares responses to audit findings; and evaluates/implements recommendations.
Provides direction, guidance and assistance to departmental staff and other departments regarding financial procedures and policies.
Assists the Chief Financial Officer with the development and administration of the City's budget and prepares budget amendments as required.
Directs, monitors and manages City contracts and franchise agreements.
Responsible for overseeing special projects and ensuring timely and accurate completion of complex, comprehensive financial documents.
Recommends hiring, firing, transfer, suspension, promotion, discharge, discipline and evaluation of employees.
Carries out the duties and responsibilities of the Chief Financial Officer, as required.
Performs other duties as required.
Supervisory Responsibilities Manages subordinate supervisors of employees in the department. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of units.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Education and/or Experience: A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field and ten (10) years of financial management experience utilizing Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Knowledge of all areas of finance (investments, bonds, financing instruments, etc.), including financial reporting, accounting, internal control systems, and budgeting.
Knowledge of modern management principles and practices.
Knowledge of computer systems and internal control systems pertaining to accounting, cash handling, billing, and financial management.
Knowledge of budgeting and financial reporting systems.
Skill in investment analysis, performance trending and statistical reporting.
Skill in budgeting and forecasting complex financial/accounting reports.
Ability to administer and supervise accounting functions.
Ability to make professional-level presentations and discuss financial activities. In a public setting before elected officials, public boards and committees.
Ability to supervise effectively.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, employees and the public.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to analyze financial data and discern underlying management problems.
Ability to exercise good judgment in financial management.
Ability to prepare and interpret financial reports and statements.
Ability to delegate authority, plan, organize, and review the work off technical and clerical personnel
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: A Certified Public Accountant (CPA); or a Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO); or a Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO); or a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA); and experience and demonstrated ability in supervision required. Knowledge of all areas of finance (investments, bonds, financing instruments, etc.), including financial reporting, governmental or U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Additional Salary Information: $90,833-$104,445
Internal Number: 201900905
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