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Finance Manager 

Salary $96,485 DOQ  
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field and a minimum of three years of experience in government finance required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • Serves as the department manager during the extended absence of the Finance Director. Participate in the development of policies and procedures. Any other duties as assigned by management.
  • Acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
  • Excellent customer service skills and problem solving is necessary.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); standard governmental fund accounting principles, practices and procedures, SAS 99 accounting principles, GASB34; and IRS guidelines.
  • Knowledge of standard budgeting principles and practices in government finance.
  • Knowledge of special revenue source funds such as SPLOST, grants, etc. and the associated accounting and reporting requirements.
  • Knowledge of banking practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of business methods, purchasing practices and laws relating to public purchasing.
  • Knowledge of modern office practices, methods, equipment and standard clerical procedures including electronic filing and records management
  • Knowledge of personal computers, financial software and general use software. Skilled in Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal laws, state laws and city ordinances regarding purchasing.
  • Enroll or continue education toward certification as a Finance Officer by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia.
  • Ability to handle difficult situations in an effective, safe, timely and legal manner.
  • Ability to problem-solve, handle confidential information, perform computer related functions and bookkeeping functions.
  • Ability to effectively supervise the work of subordinates
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Position Summary:

The purpose of this position is to assist the Finance Director in preparation of the budget, bank statement reconciliation and financial and statistical reports.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: supervising accounting staff; examining, interpreting, and verifying a wide variety of financial documents and reports; utilizing various sections of the City’s accounting system in preparing monthly financial reports and statements; maintaining and reconciling accounts, closing accounts, and preparing associated reports and statements; conducting detailed accounting studies and preparing reports containing the results; verifying daily entries flowed through the general ledger, researching inconsistencies found, and processing journal vouchers to make necessary corrections and adjustments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

  • Directs and prepares monthly financial statements.
  • Supervises, directs, and reviews the work of the accounting staff (including, but not limited to: check runs, accounts receivable transactions, fixed asset activity, and accounts payable transactions.
  • Performs various accounting tasks such as making and adjusting journal entries, opening and closing out accounts, and closing the ledger at end of fiscal year.
  • Supervises accounting staff, in particular customer service and billing functions.
  • Coordinates monthly, quarterly, and annual closing activities.
  • Responsible for special projects involving statistical reports and management presentations.
  • Prepares a variety of accounting, fiscal and related reports; compiles and processes spreadsheets and reports.
  • Maintains organized set of detailed records and files to document financial transactions.
  • Resolves complex accounting issues or assists other authority personnel in resolving financial issues.
  • Reviews general ledger on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy of posting.
  • Makes and implements recommendations to improve accounting processes and procedures.
  • Assist in the preparation of a comprehensive Annual Financial Report and budget presentation documents.
  • Assists in the preparing for the year-end financial audit and other financial duties as needed.

Additional Functions

  • Performs other related duties as required.

The city is an EOE, DFW; Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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