Accounting Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Berkeley Finance Department
Location of position: 
Berkeley, CA
Wage/Salary: 
$9,743.33 – $11,841.75 monthly
Date Posted: 
Monday, September 17, 2018
Closing Date: 
Monday, October 22, 2018
Job Description: 

The City of Berkeley welcomes you to apply for a Management opportunity in our Finance Department! This position directs, plans, and organizes the activities of the Accounting Division; directs the work of subordinates, provides technical guidance with difficult, professional financial tasks; researches issues, performs complex financial analyses, and manages the preparation of comprehensive reports, including the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) in a Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB – Statement 34) compliant environment; maintains productive working relationships with other departments and programs, and advise both executive and line staff on proper accounting and internal controls. The position requires a high level of accounting skills, and statistical and quantitative methods and exercises broad judgment in defining divisional objectives and determining methods to meet them. Job Requirements: Graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, or a major in finance, business administration, systems development, economics, or a closely related field and at least satisfactory completion of a total of 12 units of accounting courses consisting of intermediate accounting, advanced accounting, and governmental accounting, and five (5) years of professional accounting experience including developing and implementing accounting systems, and at least two (2) years of supervising professional staff. A Certified Public Accountant license is highly desirable.

Deadline to apply is: October 22, 2018 at 5pm