Assistant Finance Director/Financial Reporting and Audit Manager

Assistant Finance Director/Financial Reporting and Audit Manager
Coconino County Finance Department
 Flagstaff, Arizona
Job Description

Under general direction performs professional accounting, administrative and analytical work of considerable difficulty in the management of the County's official accounting records; perform other related work as assigned.

Typical Duties (Illustrative only)

  • Assists the Director in the development and administration of all finance functions including budgeting, payroll, purchasing, accounts payable, financial reporting, and auditing activities
  • Acts as Finance Director in that person’s absence, including representing the department in public appearances
  • Preserves the fiscal integrity of the county’s official accounting records through their accuracy, timeliness and adherence to accounting/auditing standards
  • Develops systems/procedures to monitor activity in the general ledger
  • Directs internal audits and compliance reviews
  • Develops and maintains the chart of accounts and monitoring of internal controls
  • Advises and directs training for county departments on accounting problems, policies and procedures
  • Provides monthly financial reports to departments and management
  • Reviews and analyzes year end account balances for accuracy and reasonableness
  • Reviews financial policies and procedures across all divisions, including purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, and budget and recommends new policies and modifications to maintain appropriate internal controls and documentation of transactions
  • Leads training program for departmental financial stakeholders and primary financial representatives to bring consistency to decentralized financial processes and maintain compliance with financial policies
  • Manages the preparation of the notes and required supplemental information for the annual financial reports
  • Manages the annual audit of the annual financial reports
  • Plans, organizes, and directs the preparation of the County’s annual financial reports including but not limited to the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, Annual Expenditure Limitation Report and Single Audit; may prepare portions of reports or entire reports
  • Supervises, trains and evaluates assigned staff