Accounting ManagerJuly 20, 2020
Family Guidance Center
Title of Position:
This is professional accounting work performed according to established procedures and regulations.
The employee performs moderately complex duties in account maintenance, applying professional accounting techniques. Considerable judgment is exercised in providing technical advice, charging or crediting accounts, and in the distribution of costs. Work involves responsibility for agency accounting and related activities, including all duties related to payroll. This employee supervises accounts payable. Work is normally reviewed for over-all standards of performance and compliance with established policies and procedures. General supervision is received from a superior who outlines over-all procedures and problems and reviews the attainment of objectives.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Work may include but is not limited to the following examples:
1. Supervises and reviews the work of one or more clerks engaged in billing, accounts payable, purchasing, budgetary control and other routine bookkeeping operations, including administering funds for consumers through the SCL (Supported Community Program).
2. Maintains payroll system and is responsible for all aspects of payroll duties, including assisting employees with payroll software.
3. Maintains specialized journals and subsidiary ledgers according to an approved chart of accounts by posting entries, making adjusting entries and preparing financial statements from records maintained.
4. Reviews and inputs coding of cash receipts.
5. Prepares journal entries to general ledger.
6. Examines expenditures for propriety and reasonableness. Determines accounts to be charged or credited and may distribute costs. Records and distributes expenditures to cost centers according to an allocation plan.
7. Gathers, reconciles and prepares monthly and other financial reports pertaining to budgetary control, cost reports, billing and accounts receivable, and consumer funds.
8. Monitors information and data processing systems as they relate to the balance sheet, income and expenditure reports, billing systems, census, encumbrances, etc.
9. Assists Co-CEO by creating reports from various systems for analytical review and in the preparation of the annual FGC budget.
10. Reconciles monthly bank statements and all billing related to employee group benefits.
11. Serves as liaison for various audits throughout the year.
12. Performs other related work as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and practices and ability to apply them to varied accounting transactions.
Thorough knowledge of the use and application of computer information systems operations as related to accounting functions, including Excel, MAS90, or similar automated financial system.
Thorough knowledge of payroll administration, including applicable laws.
Skill in developing and maintaining detailed financial records.
Skill in preparing complete and accurate accounting reports and statements of moderate difficulty.
Skill in using ten-key calculator, keyboarding and use of a computer for accounting practices.
Visual skill and ability in reading handwritten or small printed words and numbers rapidly and accurately.
Skill in identifying and resolving managerial problems such as work assignments, employee relations, employment development, and morale.
Ability to develop new and improved methods, techniques, procedures and forms, and to initiate and implement necessary work and production controls.
Ability to implement involved accounting procedures from general instructions.
Ability to review documents for accuracy and completeness.
Ability to interpret moderately difficult financial reports.
Ability to accurately complete assignments within specified time frames.
Ability to make and apply decisions in accordance with regulations and policies and procedures.
Ability to plan, organize, assign and evaluate the work of staff performing structured functions.
Ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
Ability to recognize potential ethical problems and address in ethical manner.
Ability to perform with autonomy or with minimum direction.
Ability to read, comprehend, and speak in the English language.
Ability to work harmoniously with employees, other agencies, and the general public.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS
The following education and experience qualifications are the minimum requirement used to admit or reject applicants for consideration.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university. (Responsible work experience involving the application of accounting principles may substitute for the required education on a year-for year basis); Master’s in Accounting preferred.
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