Under direction, the Accounting Manager plans, organizes, and administers the work of the accounting function of the City's Finance Department; acts as Deputy City Treasurer; and performs related work as assigned. This class is a unit head, responsible for municipal accounting procedures and records in the areas of accounts payable, revenue, general ledger and grant program accounting, encumbrance, expenditure, and appropriation accounting, general obligation, revenue bond, and sale/lease financial records. The incumbent performs accounting and analysis work of a complex nature to assess long-range financial and accounting problems, and ensures accurate reporting of the City's financial position, in addition to supervising professional accounting and office support staff. This position is responsible for the City's cash management function, including investments, banking and banking relationships, debt service administration, and cash flow analysis and administration. This class is distinguished from the Deputy Finance Director in that the latter has overall supervisory responsibility for Accounting, Treasury/Revenue Service, and Cash Management Units.
The most successful candidate has a verifiable work history of being a quick learner, strong organizational skills, excellent judgment, ability to multi-task, accurate and detailed, focused, and has experience in the processing of various financial transactions, self-motivated, ability to work well with many leadership styles, ability to pivot, willingness to pitch in during critical times such as audits, budget development, and year-end closings, strong supervisory, management, and team-building skills, a commitment to excellent customer service.
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