Accounting Manager

May 13, 2023
El Paso, TX
Job Type



MOS Code: 1005 (Navy), 001122 (Navy)

Education and Experience : A Bachelor's degree or higher in accounting, business or public administration, finance or a related field including a concentration of 18 upper division semester credit hours in accounting, and six (6) years accounting or financial management experience, including two (2) years of supervisory experience.

Licenses and Certificates : None.

General Purpose

Under direction , manage coordination of professional accounting services through professional subordinates and for a program of broad scope.

Typical Duties

Plan, organize, implement, direct, and review functions performed by financial services staff to account for the estimated and actual revenues, expenses or assets of a City department or Citywide function. Involves: Oversee provision of any combination of fiscal administration and allied internal control activities such as receipt and deposit of collections, inventory and capital asset management, , investment portfolio activity, result statistics and comprehensive financial reporting, trend and cost/benefit analysis, fee schedule development, budget request consolidation, cash flow and expenditure monitoring, customer billing and account servicing, and payroll and personnel record keeping. Conduct annual external audit and prepare the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. Troubleshoot non-routine transactions, analyze daily system batches to ensure that all daily financial transactions post correctly to the general ledger and identify systemic solutions. Study impact and advise management on new and changed fiscal, regulatory and accounting constraints and treatment options, including assessment of risks and plans for implementation. Establish area goals and assess progress. Recommend and initiate approved action plans to improve service delivery methods, administrative processes, security controls and internal relationships to produce accurate financial or regulatory reports, enhance or safeguard information integrity, and comply with internal or external audit findings, applicable statutory or grant requirements and professional standards, and otherwise respond to organizational needs.

Represent the organization. Involves: Attend various meetings and conferences and interact with a wide range of officials, department directors, coworkers and the public. Advise city officials and executives in a timely manner of situations or issues that have or could lead to deviation from expected results, and recommend appropriate solutions or options.

Supervise assigned employees. Involves: Assign, schedule, guide and monitor work. Appraise employee performance and review appraisals by subordinate supervisors. Provide for staff training and development. Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony. Identify and resolve staff differences, conflicts and deficiencies. Interview applicants. Recommend hiring, termination, transfers, discipline, merit pay or other employee status changes. Enforce personnel rules and regulations and work behavior standards firmly and impartially.

General Information

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Test Information: An evaluation of education and experience will be conducted on qualified applicants.

Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a college, University, or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior to submitting to the Human Resources Department.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.

A résumé and/or other documents will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Comments such as "See résumé" are not acceptable and will result in the application being considered incomplete.

To qualify for this position, the required education, experience, knowledge, and skills must be clearly stated on your application's employment history. We do not use any information on your resume to review if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

Failure to fully detail all experience and job duties in the application, or copying/pasting directly from the job specification, or responses referring to your résumé will eliminate you from consideration for the position.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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