Deputy Comptroller

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Mobile Accounting Department
Location of position: 
Mobile, AL
$49,409 – $78,987
Date Posted: 
Monday, November 5, 2018
Closing Date: 
Monday, November 26, 2018
Job Description: 

This is highly responsible accounting and administrative work in the maintenance and development of financial information systems and the management of financial resources of the jurisdiction.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • Attainment of a minimum of a bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university in accounting or business administration with accounting emphasis; and,
  • A minimum of three years' responsible administrative experience in accounting, including or supplemented by a minimum of one year's experience in governmental accounting, preferably in an administrative or supervisory capacity; or,
  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements.

Essential Requirements of the Work:

  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, practices and theory and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems;
  • Good knowledge of local, State and Federal laws governing revenues, indebtedness and expenditures;
  • Good knowledge of the methods of financing public debt;
  • Good knowledge of departmental policies and procedures;
  • Good knowledge of modern office management principles, practices and equipment;
  • Good knowledge of statistical principles, practices and application to financial and operational activities;
  • Ability to adapt accounting methods to complex problems of a governmental financial system;
  • Ability to perform difficult mathematical computations quickly and accurately;
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of clerical and professional employees;
  • Ability to analyze complex financial reports;
  • Ability to prepare and present complex financial and administrative reports, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department heads, public officials, employees and the general public.