ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists in overseeing, organizing and the review of general procedures, methods and results of cash management, accounting, payroll processing, accounts payable processing, accounts receivable and other accounting functions.
Prepares and/or reviews monthly journal entries.
Maintains City’s general ledger and selected subsidiary ledgers.
Reconciles general ledger accounts.
Assists with coordination and preparation for the annual audit of the City’s budgeted finances and accounts including preparation of the CAFR.
Assists in the preparation of the City Budget and compilation of other data: and assists in the preparation of reports which outline the City’s financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings, based on past, present, and future operations.
Serves as back up to selected accounting personnel.
Assists in preparing the Administrative Department budget and assists in preparation of the annual budget as assigned.
Assists in maintaining and /or reviewing project accounting records as assigned.
Assists in maintaining and /or reviewing capital asset records as assigned.
Maintains and tracks the City’s cash and investment records.
Assists in the preparation and verification of daily cash receipts and A/R.
Prepares periodic reports. Assists in the preparation of the annual and other State or Federal reports.
Coordinates with other senior accounting staff to ensure that all the duties of the department are completed in a timely manner.
Responds to inquiries for solution of difficult accounting problems or for information/interpretation from third parties such as banks, auditors, vendors, and governmental entities.
Composes, types, and edits a variety of correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other material requiring judgment as to content, accuracy, and completeness.
Other duties as assigned.