Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager
Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County Finance Department
 Kensington, Maryland
Job Description

This is a senior level professional accounting and management position responsible for managing the day-to-day operations, monitoring and directing the activities within the assigned sections of the Accounting Department (Public Fund/Resident Accounting/Accounts Payable/Payroll); in charge of internal and external financial reporting requirements and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in accounting and a CPA or equivalent experience,
  • Minimum of five years of senior-level experience as an accountant
  • Minimum of two years of supervising employees.
  • Considerable knowledge of accounting principles, practices, governmental accounting, grant accounting, and bond financing and accounting.
  • Requires knowledge of or ability to acquire knowledge of governmental laws, rules and regulations governing accounting activities at HOC.
  • Requires knowledge in a variety of unique and complex accounting areas including GAAP (both GASB and FASB) practices/procedures for the governmental and non-profit organization.
  • Must have the ability to develop and make improvements in accounting methods, procedures, forms and records.
  • Knowledge of computerized spreadsheets, databases and computerized accounting systems.
  • Must have the ability to organize, analyze and interpret financial data to solve accounting problems.
  • Must have the ability to plan, direct and coordinate the activities of the Accounting Department.
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have the Ability to supervise and train subordinates.
  • Must have the ability to work independently and exercise good judgment.
  • Must have good computer skills (Word & Excel).
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.