Financial Reporting Analyst III

Financial Reporting Analyst III
Chesterfield County Accounting Departments
 Chesterfield, Virginia
Job Description

Committed to excellence in local government accounting and financial reporting services and upholding the highest standards of ethics and integrity.

If you have experience compiling complex financial reports and managing competing priorities, we are looking forward to your application.

What You Do and How You Do It:

A Financial Reporting Analyst III is a results-oriented member of the General Accounting team that has a wide range of responsibilities. This includes:

  • Completing the annual financial statement for assigned funds
  • Completing or reviewing special purpose financial reporting for assigned funds
  • Preparing audit tasks and related workpapers
  • Preparing or compiling journal entries for varying levels of complexity
  • Collaborating with staff of varying levels of experience to propose general ledger or job ledger structure for new programs with a strong emphasis on internal controls.
  • Interpreting and complying with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and regulatory standards.
  • Participating in the implementation of new accounting standards and serving as the general ledger and financial reporting subject matter expert for assigned funds
  • Compiling data related to assigned funds for other required reporting such as Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards, the Commonwealth of VA Auditor of Public Accounts required Local Government Comparative Cost Report, and Cost Allocation Plan
  • Applying strong analytical skills and sound professional judgment.
  • Managing competing priorities and complex deadline driven projects
  • Performs various other duties as assigned

Here’s What You Need:

Bachelor's degree in accounting with four years of experience in a complex accounting environment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. You must demonstrate considerable working knowledge of GAAP; experience in completing the year-end closing of financial accounts and records, including the related financial report compilations, and workpapers for the external auditor. You must have excellent analytical and decision-making skills; and effective communication skills for collaborating at all levels in a complex organization. Effective time management and the ability to prioritize competing priorities is an essential skill. Government accounting experience and CPA, CPFO, CGFM or other relevant certification preferred.

This position is a part of an approved Career Development Plan (CDP) and offers career progression opportunities and salary incentives, as funding permits, based on performance, qualifications, and experience.

Still Interested?

A Chesterfield County application is required and must be submitted online by deadline. Visit to view instructions and to complete and submit an application. (804) 748-1551.

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