This position will develop and implement investment plans to ensure appropriate cash flow; will track annual operating and capital budget of the Agency, including quarterly reports to the Board of Directors; will maintain ledgers and financial records of the Agency; and will coordinate and provide schedules for the annual audit. This position receives general direction from the Administrative Services Manager and exercises supervision over assigned staff.
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Prepares quarterly reports for Finance Committee and Board of Directors.
Prepares financial statements and supporting schedules for audit.
Reviews payroll, accounts payable, and vendor contracts for accuracy.
Maintains cash and investment balances; invests Agency funds as appropriate.
Keeps daily record of cash by fund and account for receipts, disbursements, wire in, and wire out; determines cash flow requirements, researches investments, and makes appropriate investments in accordance with policy.
Initiates journal entries for input and prepares monthly general ledger, revenue, and expenditure reports.
Approves accounts payable for disbursement and prepares checks; verifies amounts, back-up, and account numbers and inputs into working budget for budget coverage and verification of account; prepares a copy of working budget for all departments monthly for budget status information.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Principles and practices of general, enterprise, and governmental accounting, including financial statement preparation and methods of financial control and reporting.
Debt administration, including revenue bonds and certificates of participation.
Investment regulations and guidelines.
Principles and practices of supervision.
Principles and practices of budget preparation.
Principles and practices of cost accounting.
Principles, practices, laws, and regulations governing the investment and management of public funds.
Safety principles and policies in the workplace.
Prepare and report quarterly and yearly budget status to Board of Directors.
Effectively operate a computer using word processing, accounting and spreadsheet software.
Analyze and make sound recommendations on complex financial data and operations.
Plan and evaluate financial programs and make sound recommendations for improvement.
Understand, interpret, explain, and apply state and federal laws regulating financial accounting, reporting, record keeping, and budgeting.
Perform complex mathematical calculations and analyses.
Prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive financial statements.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Board of Directors, Agency staff, outside organizations, and the public.
Follow safety procedures and practices in the workplace.
Follow directions from a supervisor
Interact well with co-workers, outside regulators and contractors
Understand and follow posted work rules and procedures
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Seven (7) years of experience performing professional accounting duties, preferably in a public agency, with at least two years at the supervisory or management level.
Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field.
License or Certificate:
Possession of a Certified Public Accountant licensure is desirable. Possession of a valid California driver’s license may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
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