Accounting Manager

November 10, 2023
Prescott Valley, AZ
Job Type


We invite you to join the high performing team at the Town of Prescott Valley, performing professional advanced level work involved in accounting, auditing, analysis and maintenance of fiscal records & systems. If you have a desire to serve the community in which you live, apply now.
Examples of Duties

  • Maintain the Town's accounting functions (including general ledger, accounts receivables, accounts payable, payroll and fixed assets; cash management and internal control requirements) and reporting systems pursuant to Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) rules and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to provide for timely and accurate financial recording and reporting both internally and with outside agencies.
  • Plan, organize and supervise overall work performance and daily activities of assigned employees to ensure accuracy and compliance with established procedures.
  • Provide financial, statistical, and analytical data to the Finance Director and Deputy Director.
  • Assist outside auditors and consultants and provide pre-audited financial reports. Perform internal audits of Departments.
  • Prepare financial reports regarding department budgets, operating funds, special grants, fixed assets and related data.

Typical Qualification

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting or related field with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in comprehensive, centralized accounting providing governmental accounting and fiscal management services in public agency setting with two (2) years of supervisory experience or any combined education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities for the job .
  • Working knowledge of policies and practices associated with payroll and benefit administration, management and management control, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards (GASB).

The salary range is $77,542 to $108,555. Starting salary depends on qualification and experience. The town provides a full range of benefits including no-cost to you health coverage and a generous retirement package including participation in the Arizona State Retirement.
First Review: November 22nd

Closing Date: December 6th @ 5pm

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Supplemental Information

The Town of Prescott Valley-The Cooler Side of Arizona
The Town of Prescott Valley is located in beautiful central Arizona, set between the scenic Mingus and Bradshaw mountain ranges in the heart of Yavapai County. Our high desert elevation of 5,100 feet affords us four seasons with mild temperatures year-round. Prescott Valley is the largest and fastest-growing municipality in the county. (est. 50,000 pop.)
Founded in 1966, Prescott Valley offers a small-town, rural atmosphere filled with rich natural beauty and modern amenities. Three national forests are nearby, and the South Rim of the Grand Canyon is a short two-hour drive away. The Prescott Valley lifestyle is for someone who enjoys a relaxed pace of life, but also wants the excitement of being part of a growing, evolving community!
Known as a diverse, welcoming community, Prescott Valley boasts excellent cultural, recreational and educational activities and superior public services. The Town's downtown area is anchored by a 5,000 seat, town-owned event center that hosts concerts, sporting events, and shows.
A carefully created General Plan serves to protect the quality of life that has been the reason that many have moved to Prescott Valley. The town has an excellent K-12 school system, local access to higher education, and offers a variety of shopping and restaurant options in and around its inviting central business district.
Town Values
Incorporated in 1978, the Town operates under the council-manager form of government. We believe our greatest resource in fulfilling our mission is our employees! Our signature count-on-me SERVICE culture means together, we roll up our sleeves and get the job done quickly and effectively. We value INTEGRITY, holding ourselves to the highest standards; we are responsible, honest and transparent. RESPECT, we treat others with dignity. We genuinely welcome differences in people, cultures, ideas and experiences for a more inclusive workplace. TEAMWORK, honoring our commitments. FUN, our energizing force to create and innovate finding a new way to pioneer public services. When we have fun doing what we love our citizens love their experiences with us! With a sense of humility we give our time, attention and action in service to others.
Under the leadership of our Town Manager and Council, the Town of Prescott Valley is a proactive, visionary, and solution-oriented organization. Fiscally conservative, the Town is financially sound with little debt and healthy reserves, positioning us to move forward in continued smart and sustainable growth for years to come.


Major benefits for a full-time regular, employee:

  • Medical: United Healthcare; Employeecoverage paid at 100% by Town. Family coverage optional at $341.55/month.
  • Dental: Ameritas;Employee coverage paid at 100% by Town. Family coverage optional at $28.02/month.
  • Vision: VSP Network or Eyemed Vision Care, Employee coverage paid at 100%. Family coverage optional at $5.50/month.
  • Life Insurance:Town provided supplemental life insurance at one times the employee'sbase payup to$100,000.
  • Voluntary Individual and Family Term Life Insurance: Additional term life insurance coverage available for employee, spouse and children.
  • General Leave: 120 hours the first year, increasing annually up to 200 hours for hourly employees.Thatis increased by 40hours for salaried employees.
  • Holidays: Eleven (11) paid holidays; Eight (8) hours per day for FT employees.
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA): Pre-tax pay deductions to use for eligible medical or dependent daycare costs.
  • Disability Insurance: Town provided personal illness or injury short and long term disability benefits with 50% and 60% lost wages replacement respectively.
  • Workers' Compensation: Provides 100% lost wages and related medical benefits as for on the job work related illness or injuries.
  • Retirement Plans: ASRS Arizona State Retirement effective January 1, 2023.
  • MediCare:While the Town provides the required contributions towards MediCare we do not participate in Social Security.
  • State Unemployment: State mandated coverage is provided.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Free counseling and referral services for employees and their immediate families is provided for financial planning, legal services, depression, substance abuse, family/marital and other relationship issues.
  • Fit for Life Wellness Program: The Town is dedicated to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all employees. Participation is strictly voluntary and offers $200 participation incentive.
  • Direct Deposit: Paychecks are deposited directly into the employee's bank account(s) on a bi-weekly schedule.
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