Accounting Senior Manager

Accounting Senior Manager
City of Chandler Management Services Department
 Chandler, Arizona
Job Description

The City of Chandler Management Services Department is currently seeking qualified individuals interested in joining our team as an Accounting Senior Manager. This is a full-time exempt position with benefits. It is unclassified and will serve at the pleasure of the City Manager. The position is scheduled to work Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Who we are:

The City of Chandler Management Services Department consists of 71.625 full time equivalents (FTE) and includes Administration, Accounting, Budget, Purchasing, Central Supply, Tax and License, Utility Services, and Environmental Management. Within the Management Services Department, the Accounting Division consists of 18 FTE and is responsible for the day-to-day city accounting operations, maintaining accurate financial reports and providing timely financial information to the public, bondholder, grantors, auditors, City Council and City Management.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking to fill a vacancy in our Accounting Division of the Management Services Department that will serve as the manager of the Accounting Division with a team of professionals.

This position will manage, direct, and supervise all aspects of the Accounting Division, including, but not limited to, the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, special assessments, capital assets, cash management, investments, debt management, grant accounting, financial reporting and compliance with accounting policies and procedures citywide. This position leads, reviews, and prepares documents for the annual audit and Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR).Payroll oversight is also preferred. We are looking for a new team member that will bring hard work, dedication, and attention to detail with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn and innovate with the rest of the Management Services Team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, or related field; and
  • Eight (8) years progressively responsible experience in government accounting and financial activities including three (3) years supervisory experience; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant;
  • Certified Government Finance Manager;
  • Experience in municipal government;
  • Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) and payroll experience

A register of qualified candidates will be active for 4 months should another position become available.

All applicants hired will be required to be fingerprinted with successful results as a condition of continued employment.

Applicants for employment and volunteer opportunities should be aware of the City of Chandler’s policies concerning the use of drugs and alcohol. These policies have not been altered by the passage of Proposition 207. The use of recreational marijuana is a violation of the city’s Drug Free Workplace Policy. Certain positions within the city are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test. A positive result for drugs tested under the policy, including recreational marijuana, may be grounds for withdrawal of an offer of employment or volunteer opportunity. The examination process may vary if determined necessary.

The City of Chandler is committed to Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation.