Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager
Roanoke County Department of Finance & Management Services
 Roanoke, Virginia
Job Description

The Roanoke County Department of Finance and Management Services is seeking to fill the position of Accounting Manager. Under general direction, the employee in this position performs work of considerable difficulty in planning, organizing, and managing accounting, financial systems, and financial analysis and reporting activities and services for the County and fiscal agent entities. This position ensures conformance to Government Accounting Standards, and Federal and State laws and ordinances, rules, and regulations. This employee is also integral in the preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report and other financial reports, and coordinates financial management issues and resolution with County departments.

The qualified applicant will possess a good knowledge of the principles and accounting for governmental and proprietary funds; ability to prepare complex financial statements and reports; plan and direct activities of staff; communicate complex ideas effectively orally and in writing; Must be able to work independently and establish and maintain successful working relationships with department directors and County staff.

A four-year Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or a related field required (concentration in Accounting preferred), five to seven years of progressively responsible experience, including supervision with related experience in public accounting and/or governmental sector. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required.

Subject to complete criminal history and credit report search.