Deputy Finance Director - Accounting

Department/Agency of position: 
Office of the Director of Finance - Accounting
Location of position: 
Philadelphia, PA
Date Posted: 
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Closing Date: 
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Job Description: 

The City of Philadelphia is seeking a Deputy Finance Director for Accounting (DFDA). The DFDA is the City's highest level accounting official who is responsible for establishing, implementing, and ensuring compliance with City-wide accounting policies and procedures and for setting overall goals, objectives and priorities for both the central Accounting division and accounting staff citywide. The DFDA oversees and directs the daily activities of accounting managers and staff to ensure efficient and accurate recording of the revenues, expenditures, assets and liabilities of the City; directs, as well as performs, highly specialized accounting work required to maintain the City's general ledger; oversees the preparation and issuance of the city's annual financial reports, including the Annual Financial Report, the Comprehensive  Annual Financial Report (CAFR), Supplemental Report of Revenues and Expenditures, Bonded Debt Report, and the Single Audit Report; and directs all activities of the City's central accounting division, which includes the General Accounting Bureau, Financial Verification (Accounts Payable), Grants Accounting, and Citywide Payroll.  For more details on the position, the required qualifications, and how to submit your resume, please visit our website.