Chief Accountant

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Alpharetta Finance Department
Location of position: 
Alpharetta, GA
Depends on Qualifications
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Closing Date: 
Monday, December 31, 2018
Job Description: 

Under general direction of the Accounting & Operations Manager, leads, oversees, and participates in the more complex and difficult work of staff responsible for performing a variety of professional level accounting duties involved in preparing, maintaining, analyzing, verifying, and reconciling complex financial transactions, statements, records, and reports. Assists in the preparation of assigned budgets, annual audit, and month/year-end closing; applies GASB pronouncements; accounts for City’s grants and insures compliance with applicable laws and regulations; prepares and maintains all tax and compliance filings; and provides highly responsible staff assistance to assigned management staff. § Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or a related field. § Five years of increasingly responsible technical accounting experience, governmental accounting and/or finance including areas of accounts payable, payroll and financial analysis, and policy/procedure development including three years of administrative and supervisory experience. § Knowledge and use of Tyler Technologies Munis software is desirable. § Experience in a public sector agency is desirable. § Possession of a valid Georgia Class C driver’s license.