The Accounting Manager serves as division manager in the Finance Department. This position directs, manages, and coordinates the programs and activities of the Accounting Division including but not limited to accounts payable/receivables, general ledger, payroll, fixed assets, and cash management and maintenance of the financial software. Provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Finance Director.
Education and/or Experience Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel. Must be proficient in 10-key by touch and knowledge of general ledger, accounts payable or payroll software. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration from an accredited higher education institute and eight (8) years of combined experience in payroll, general ledger and accounts payable with a minimum of three (3) years of experience in a supervisory or lead role in a municipality. Must have successfully completed and demonstrated a knowledge of two (2) out of the four (4) required tests for the Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) certification/designation or be able to obtain within time determined by Finance Director upon hire. Must have and maintain Certified Payroll Professional Certification or be able to obtain within six (6) months of hire. Must have and maintain Accredited Payable Specialist Certification or be able to obtain within six (6) months of hire. Completion of NIMS requirements within one year of hire date. Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record per the City’s drivers Use of Vehicles for City Business policy throughout employment with the City.