Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager
City of Galveston
 Galveston, Texas
Job Description

Responsible for the management and operations of key functions within the Accounting Division, including preparation of financial reports, accounting for all City funds, processing of accounts receivable and accounts payable, and other financial matters. Manage and direct the work of the Accounting Division as assigned to complete the presentation of materials for review by the external auditors a well as preparation of financial statements and note disclosures in the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Assist the City Controller and Assistant City Manager of Finance with special projects, as requested. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) adopted by GASB, Governmental Finance Officers Association governmental accounting and financial reporting requirements, Internal Revenue Code and City policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

A degree in accounting or related field with emphasis on accounting and auditing. CPA designation is desirable. Five years’ experience in professional accounting with preference given to governmental accounting and/or auditing experience. Minimum of five years of supervisory experience within a finance management environment.