Works under general supervision to perform advanced professional accounting, auditing and other professional accounting work.
Salary Commensurate with Experience
EEOC CODE: 20
GRADE: 53 Minimum Qualifications Five (5) years experience in the use of accounting principles, techniques and theories, preferably in a public agency; and graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. CPA may substitute for two (2) years experience. (PROOF OF EDUCATION IS REQUIRED)
Special Requirements Duties and Responsibilities 1. Prepares financial statements, management reports and statements
2. Performs, oversees and reviews general and specialized accounting functions such as grants, debt, capital assets, accounts payable, payroll, etc.
3. May supervise personnel of lower classification engaged in professional and
non professional accounting reports.
4. Performs financial analyses and research; prepares status reports and projections; interprets data for others, identifies causes of variances and possible corrective actions needed, etc.
5. Compiles and prepares budgets, analyzes for trends, projections and variances, monitors for budgetary compliance and recommends corrective actions.
6. Provides job-related assistance and advice to various auditors and other County departments and personnel.
7. Responsible for recommending improvements in the accounting system, processes and internal controls.
8. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and the ability to research and apply them.
2. Knowledge of the rules, regulations and contract requirements governing the
agency's financial record keeping operations and skills in applying them.
3. Ability to analyze financial information, provide an assessment or interpretation of the information and recommend actions based on the analysis.
4. Ability to supervise and coordinate support personnel.
5. Ability to use Microsoft Excel, Access and Word and ability to learn the County’s computerized financial systems.
6. Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form.
7. Ability to organize and monitor multiple projects giving periodic assessments as needed or requested.
Shelby County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin or handicap status
Shelby County Government participates in E-Verify
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