The Department of Finance is looking to fill the General Accounting Manager (Manager II) position in the Controller Division. This employee will be responsible for effectively managing the County's general ledger accounting and financial reporting program for the Montgomery County, Maryland, Department of Finance.
Duties will include:
Overseeing and directing accounting operations, including delegation of work and providing hands-on technical and analytical guidance relating to complex issues
Ensuring timely preparation and production of complex financial statements and reports
Performing and reviewing financial and accounting analysis and reconciliations
Analyzing and implementing Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) mandated financial accounting and reporting changes
Ensuring the timely preparation and filing of Federal and State tax deposits and reports
Relating specifically to the County's enterprise Oracle EBS system:
Functioning as a lead Finance representative to the ERP team on matters relating to financial accounting and reporting
Identifying, recommending, and implementing innovative solutions to business process and system-related issues and reengineering opportunities
Developing and documenting policies and procedures, in collaboration with customer departments and ERP staff
Experience managing a large complex accounting operation is required. Experience administering governmental accounting principles and standards is required. Experience planning, organizing, and prioritizing responsibilities, and multi-tasking and managing stress in a deadline-oriented environment is required. Experience working independently, with a positive perspective, strong initiative and self-motivation, and excellent communication skills is also required.
This position requires the ability to attend meetings or perform work at locations outside the office.
Applicants who are Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) or Certified Professional Finance Officer (CPFO) preferred; confirmation of such active certification is required.? ?
A criminal background and credit history check will be conducted on the selected candidate prior to appointment and will be a significant factor in the hiring decision. You are required to file a Financial Disclosure Statement.
As a manager/supervisor of unionized employees, this position has a responsibility for fostering a positive labor relations environment based on mutual trust, respect, and cooperation.
Experience: Seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional experience in a financial accounting, auditing, or business administration field, three years of which were in a supervisory or executive capacity. Note: The term "executive" is further defined as a high echelon or high level position in an organization that is assigned technical research, management advisory services responsibilities, or policy-making duties and responsibilities that exerts considerable influence on organizational policy, plans, and operations through technical research, management advisory services, and/or policy-making duties and responsibilities (e.g. County positions at Grade 30 or above).
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.?
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Montgomery County Government offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.
To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our website at https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR/Recruitment/MCGCareers.html
and click on the “Search for Jobs at MCG" tab.
Read the full job description under the “Managerial Executive" Job Category.
The requisition number is IRC45528.
Interested candidates must create an online account in order to apply.
This Recruitment will close on September 16, 2020
All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position,
which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Resume Preparation Tips
listed under the “Resources” tab on the Office of Human Resource’s MCG Careers webpage.