Accounting Supervisor

Accounting Supervisor
City of Calabasas Finance Departmernt
 Calabasas, California
Job Description

The following tasks are essential for this position. Incumbents in this classification may not perform all of these tasks, or may perform similar related tasks not listed here.

  1. Supervises, trains and reviews the work of five staff responsible for the department’s processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, contracts and general ledger processing.
  2. Conducts complex financial analyses that assist in the development of operational and capital budgets, overhead rates, and headcount studies
  3. Prepares summary level and detailed financial performance reports, ensuring the accuracy of the data presented.
  4. Interfaces with auditors and provides information needed for the timely completion of annual audits and financial reports.
  5. Ensures that proper and generally accepted accounting practices are being followed.
  6. Performs analyses of potential funding sources, evaluates and estimates potential revenue streams and impacts on City operations.
  7. Ensures that billings are accurate and prepared in a timely fashion.
  8. Maintains crucial information in the accounting software system such as account, department, and project numbers.
  9. Performs complex or technical analyses and coordinates City review and action on new debt issuances and the refinancing of existing debt.
  10. Analyzes the City’s daily cash position and cash flow requirements.
  11. Reviews the City’s investment strategies.
  12. Provides assistance in the development of budgets and monitors performance relative to those budgets. Makes recommendations for process improvements.
  13. Reviews City Council agenda items with a financial impact for funding and coding purposes. Determines whether sufficient budget and fund balances exist to support budget changes.
  14. Responds to questions from City staff regarding budgets, contracts, encumbrances, and expenditures.
  15. Reviews all comprehensive annual financial reports for accuracy and completeness.
  16. Performs special analyses as directed.
  17. Performs related duties as required.