Accounting Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Richmond Finance Department
Location of position: 
Richmond, CA
Wage/Salary: 
$8,117 – $9,868
Date Posted: 
Friday, November 17, 2017
Closing Date: 
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Job Description: 

The Accounting Manager is a single-class position which reports to the Budget and Financial Services Agency Director. This position is responsible for the management of the day-to-day operations in such areas as accounts payable, revenue, general ledger, grant program accounting, revenue bond and sale/lease records and related functions.

Minimum Qualifications

Education/Experience: requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, or a closely-related field and five (5) years of professional accounting experience, of which two (2) years was supervising professional staff. Governmental experience, especially in a municipality, and certification as a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Municipal Treasurer or a graduate degree in accounting is highly desirable.

Knowledge of: principles and practices of general fund and governmental accounting; computerized accounting systems; applicable laws regulating public fiscal operations; techniques and methodology of supervising, evaluating, training, and motivating employees; and goal setting, program development, and budgeting practices and procedures.

Skill in: planning, organizing, reviewing, and evaluating accounting activities; analyzing, evaluating, and reconciling complex financial data; preparing clear and concise financial reports; interpreting complex accounting procedures, policies and regulations; and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

License: possession of a valid California Driver's License may be required for some assignments.

Applications accepted online only.