To perform a job in this classification, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties as generally described in the specification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties in a specific job. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
Principles and practices of accounting (including working knowledge of all pertinent Governmental Accounting Standards Board requirements), budgeting, auditing, financial reporting and administration as practiced in municipal organizations.
Applicable federal, state, and city laws, regulations, and policies related to assigned work.
Automated financial reporting systems, spreadsheets, and computer applications.
Posting, ledger and journal activity, reconciliation, double-entry bookkeeping, math and financial records.
Methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis and report presentation.
Principles of supervision.
Perform complex accounting activities with minimal supervision.
Audit and analyze accounting systems and procedures to determine compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies.
Coordinate, analyze and reconcile complex financial data and transactions.
Develop and implement efficient accounting procedures.
Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
Supervise, train and evaluate professional and/or clerical staff
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with employees, outside agencies and the public.
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.
Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.
Work well under pressure to meet deadlines.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to the education and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical background would include:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, or a closely related course of study, and three years of professional-level accounting and/or auditing experience.
Supervisory experience, a CPA and/or CIA are desirable.