Assistant Division Director of Finance Reporting & Accounting

Department/Agency of position: 
Wayne County Government
Location of position: 
Detroit, MI
$85,000 - $105,000
Date Posted: 
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Closing Date: 
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Job Description: 

The Assistant Division Director of Financial Reporting and Accounting is responsible for effectively assisting the Director with General Ledger Accounting, Financial Reporting, Audit & Controls,  Payroll, Cash Management, and Accounts Payable activities for all departments in Wayne County. This position will assist in compiling monthly and year-end general ledger accounting  close process, will ensure that all major transactions are reflected in the general ledger according to generally accepted accounting principles, ensures the timely and accurate filing of all financial information contained in regulatory reports and other external reports, assists in the development of financial policies and monitors compliance, implements and assesses new accounting pronouncements, and automates  manual processes  where appropriate. Qualifications are strictly limited to candidates who possess a Bachelor's Degree with a concentration in Accounting; possess  certification as a CPA; possess 5-7 or more years of full time paid professional accounting, auditing and financial reporting experience, with at least 2 of those years at a management level or equivalent public accounting experience. Candidates must be proficient with general ledger software, J.D. Edwards or equivalent  and spreadsheet applications. The appropriate candidate will have knowledge of Yellow Book standards, GASB and FASB standards, OMB Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement, and AICPA Accounting and Auditing Guide for State and Local Governments. To apply: Send Letters of Interest and Resume Portfolios to or fax to 313-967-1231, Wayne County Department of Personnel/Human Resources, 500 Griswold, 9th Floor, Detroit, Ml 48226.