ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:(which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Manages and oversees a variety of accounting functions including general ledger, accounts receivable, collection activities, and all City investments.
- Prepares and monitors cash flow and capital requirements for the City operations.
- Analyzes receipts and revenues.
- Oversees reconciliation of all City bank accounts and investments.
- Oversees collection of public service taxes and distributes ad valorem taxes and all revenues.
- Analyzes trial balance trends, errors and unexplained additions or deletions.
- Analyzes and authorizes bond debt payment and calculates arbitrage rebates.
- Prepares periodic reports for investments.
- Assists in developing strategy for increased collections of outstanding account receivables and liens.
- Assists department personnel in accounting activities and issues such as reimbursements, budget, cash forecasting, payables, and journal entries.
- Meets with representatives of other departments and works with outside agencies.
- Sets work priorities, supervises, motivates, and evaluates the work of assigned staff.
- Evaluates workload, assignments, and resolves interpersonal conflicts among staff.
- Reviews current procedures and work processes, and makes revisions to procedures and processes to improve customer service and operational efficiency.
- Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
- Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
- Knowledge of governmental accounting, investment and financial reporting procedures.
- Knowledge of local, state and federal laws, regulations, policies and practices governing accounting and finance.
- Knowledge of investment and cash management.
- Skill in analyzing and reporting financial information.
- Skill in using computer and financial application software.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related field, and five (5) years of accounting, investment banking, cash management or finance experience, including two (2) years in a lead or supervisory role, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.
Last revision: October 2001