Accounting Manager

DATE                           January 2023
JOB TITLE                 Accounting Manager
DEPARTMENT         Administrative
STATUS                      Exempt
REPORTS TO            Deputy Chief
SALARY                      Grade 12
JOB#                           2023120101

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Under the supervision of the Deputy Chief, assists with all accounting functions, including maintaining the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and month end closing processes. Job duties will include the preparation of financial reports, including both governmental fund statements and government wide financial statements, and asset valuation as required for use by management, board of directors, and lenders. This position will also serve the Chief Appraiser on a limited basis.
• Process Accounts Payable
• Process Accounts Receivable
• Reconcile cash receipts, prepare and make deposits
• Manage purchasing processes for the District
• Reconcile bank statements
• Manage purchasing card/credit card program
• Month end reconciliation and closing process
• Preparation of monthly and annual financial reports
• Manage annual audit and assist in preparation of annual comprehensive financial report
• Asset valuation and reporting as required
• Report generation for use by management, board of directors, and lenders
• Prepare financial analyses as needed by management
• Assist with district investments
• General clerical duties
• Assist with implementation and maintenance of internal controls over accounting transactions
• Assist with documentation and maintenance of accounting policies and procedures

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance. Prior experience in governmental accounting preferred.
Experience: Three years of accounting administrative knowledge such as preparing invoices, billings, and vouchers, reviewing and coding financial information, and maintaining account balances.
NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis.

KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
• Must have accurate Data Entry skills equivalent to 45 wpm typing and ten key by touch
• Proficient with Excel and Word
• Must be highly-organized, accurate and meet deadlines
• Must have demonstrated proficiency in written and oral communications
• Must be authorized to work in the US
• Must have a stable job history
• Must be highly-organized, detail-oriented, excellent self-starter, able to prioritize and complete projects in a timely manner.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods, have the ability to reach and twist the upper body, bend, and kneel. Must use hands for data entry for most of the work day. Must be able to hear and speak both in person and by phone. Must be able to see and read fine print and lift to 30 pounds. The position requires considerable concentration and the ability to manage time effectively, follow instructions, and work without supervision. It is subject to stress caused by a changing public environment, diversity in the organization, heavy workload, and mandatory deadlines. Requires the ability to assess information, ask questions, and execute assignments.

ENVIRONMENT FACTORS: Indoor activity with constant exposure to video display computer terminal, interface with the public. Moderate stress levels are constant with occasional significant stress.

The Travis Central Appraisal District is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Travis Central Appraisal District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, military service, AIDS or HIV status, ancestry, national or ethnic origin and any other characteristic protected bylaw.
Resumes are welcome, but applicant must submit a completed employment application before an interview will be granted.