|ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS MANAGER|
|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Performs responsible professional accounting work in the supervision and management of the City's accounts payable, accounts receivable and centralized payroll systems. Duties involve scheduling, coordinating, and reviewing the work of subordinate personnel; establishing, revising, and maintaining record keeping systems; preparing and/or reviewing various reports.
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant Comptroller receiving advice and instruction on matters involving departure from established policies; performance is reviewed through conferences, audits, reports submitted and results obtained.
|Participates in the development and/or revision of accounting procedures and systems to meet management needs, state requirements and federal regulations relating to payroll and accounts receivable/payable.
Coordinates all accounting operations and supervises the work of supervisory, paraprofessional and clerical employees engaged in monitoring, reviewing, editing, filing, verifying, distributing, and recycling of accounting transactions to ensure accurate and timely processing.
Performs daily, weekly, and monthly reviews of reports, transaction registers, and audit logs to ensure work schedules/projects proceed on schedule and make necessary adjustments as warranted.
Participates in the selection, transfer, promotion, discipline and/or termination of subordinates. Ensures, through subordinate supervisors that employees trained in proper work methods and procedures.
Oversees the processing of special check requests, tax levies and garnishments to payroll to ensure compliance with established policies and statutory requirements.
Consults with operating managers, employees, and vendors to resolve problems involving payroll and/or accounts payable transactions.
Performs other duties as needed to complete program goals and objectives.
|Knowledge of the laws, ordinances, rules and regulations relating to the production and reporting of payroll earnings and exemptions.
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of bookkeeping and accounting operations relating to payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable functions.
Knowledge of modern practices, principles, and methods of accounting office management.
Knowledge of accepted principles of supervision and employee relations.
Knowledge of computer operation and its application to accounting operations.
Knowledge of data entry procedures and operations.
Ability to assign and review work of a large group of employees and provide proper instructions in a manner conducive to improved performance and high morale.
Ability to analyze and evaluate accounting procedures and plan, organize, recommend and/or implement work flow procedures.
Ability to understand and implement oral and written instructions and gather information to make reports and keep records.
Ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with accounting personnel, other City employees and representatives from outside firms.
Ability to analyze complex accounting reports and statements.
|Bachelor Degree in Public or Business Administration, Management, Accounting or related field plus a minimum of two (2) years responsible experience in accounting operations, one of which must have been in a supervisory/ managerial capacity; preferably with a large government or large industry in a highly computerized environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.|