The Accounting Manager performs all aspects of client accounting including but not limited to hands-on day to day accounting functions, maintenance of general ledger, preparation of financial statements, compiling and monitoring of budgets, managing cash and investments, and maintains the overall financial health of multiple assigned metropolitan, water & sanitation, park and recreation, and fire protection/emergency service districts.
- Accounting & Budget Functions
- Primary responsibility is to maintain the general ledger and accounting systems for each client.
- Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, as needed.
- Assists with monthly payables processing.
- Prepares period financial report to Board, presents reports at Board meetings.
- Manages cash and investments and financial health.
- Coordinates revenue management, including billings for services and fees and budget comparisons.
- Coordinates expense management, including analysis of budget to actual and explaining variances.
- Prepares audit supporting work papers and coordinates with independent auditors, or completes audit exemption as applicable.
- Manages client debt portfolio and reporting
- Processes client payroll
- Prepares year-end tax reporting, including W-2 and 1099 forms.
- Prepares or assists client attorney with annual reporting.
- Understands and records financial impacts of intergovernmental and other agreements.
- Assesses accounting systems, researches and recommends improvements.
- Prepares long-range financial projections.
- Oversee and coordinate staff functions, including bank and other reconciliations, general ledger postings, etc.
- Coordinate with staff from other departments.
- Acts as financial liaison on behalf of the clients with city departments as well as state and regional agencies to represent client’s interests.
- Complete required financial filings per state statute.
- Accountable to Board of Directors for financial health of client.
- Works closely with District Administrators and District Managers to handle issues and transactions related to finance.
- Works closely with Director of Capital Assets to ensure proper recording and/or transfer of assets.
Other duties as assigned.
Supervised by: Director of Finance & Accounting
Full Time Employment
Finance and Accounting
Required: 5+ years of experience in Accounting
Preferred: CPA license, Government Accounting experience
Education Level Required
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration