Accounting Manager/Controller

Department/Agency of position: 
City of College Station Finance Department
Location of position: 
College Station, TX
$62,565.00 – $78,206.00 Hiring Range
Date Posted: 
Monday, September 10, 2018
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Job Description: 

The City of College Station has a great opportunity for an individual who wants to join a team of professionals as we serve the diverse community of College Station. If you are seeking an opportunity that will stretch your technical and managerial skill set, please consider this position. Under general direction of the Finance Director, the Accounting Manager manages, supervises and coordinates the activities and operations of the accounts payable, payroll and accounting system functions within the Fiscal Services division. This position will also plan, lead and manage the annual financial audit, financial reporting, assist with the fixed assets/inventory functions and coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, departments and outside agencies. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in accounting/finance or related field and 10 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience to be successful in this role. Five years supervision experience will also be required to effectively manage the team. Financial reporting, GAAS and/or fund reporting, ERP experience and thorough knowledge of AP/AR and Payroll are also required to be fully functional in this position. On the soft skills side, this position requires excellent communication skills, and the ability to delegate and motivate staff to achieve department goals. Teamwork is essential and the ability to take the initiative and get the job done! We hope you consider joining our team as our community continues to grow (pop. 118,000+) and we strive to provide excellent customer service to our internal and external customers.