Manager, Governmental Accounting
Butte County, CA - Chico, CA

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Under direction, performs complex and difficult financial, budgetary, systems, statistical and other management analyses in support of the County’s financial management; makes recommendations for action and assists in County-wide policy, procedure and controls related to accurate forecasting of revenues, expenditures and fund balances, purchasing, and special revenue fund transactions; performs related work as assigned.

Essential Job Functions:

Essential Job Functions : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.

· Works with County departments to provide accurate forecasts of revenues, expenditures and year-end fund balance projections; works with individual department staff regarding appropriate methods to improve the accuracy of departmental forecasting.

· Develops and implements procedures and standards to ensure accurate reporting of the County’s financial position; evaluates alternative courses of action and makes recommendations.

· Ensures that accurate budgetary information is available to the Auditor-Controller’s Office and Chief Administrative Office.

· Performs analyses and accounting tasks of a complex nature to assess financial, budgetary and accounting issues.

· Assists in the review and analysis of departmental and County budget accounting procedures for conformance with laws, regulations, and accurate forecasting practices.

· Reviews and recommends modifications to departmental accounting systems and procedures.

· Prepares and/or reviews complex financial and budgetary reports, including the comprehensive annual financial report.

· Records, monitors and reports on all debt obligations of the County.

· Plans, develops, coordinates and implements or directs the implementation of procedures and controls regarding the County’s purchasing, departmental forecasting of revenues, expenditures and fund balances, and accurate special revenue fund transactions.

· Plans and organizes complex budgetary, statistical and other financial studies; prepares a variety of complex analytical, statistical and narrative reports.

· Works with Chief Administrative Office staff to determine the reasons for significant differences between previously anticipated revenues, expenditures and fund balances and final budget submissions.

· May direct and review the work of others on a project or day-to-day basis.

Minimum Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university with major course work in Accounting, Economics, Business or Public Administration or a closely related field.

· Four (4) years of professional level experience in progressively responsible financial forecasting, economic, administrative, budgetary or similar management analytical work.

· Valid Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License issued by the California Board of Accountancy within the California Department of Consumer Affairs is required.

· Valid State of California driver's license may be required.

Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements:

· Work is performed in an office environment.

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