Job Postings

City of McKinney / Website

Accountant, Senior - Revenues...

Posting Date 02/07/2020 Closing Date Fri, 02/21/2020

Salary

$57,698.00- $64,910.25

Description/Education/Experience

Summary
TYPICAL HIRING RANGE

$57,698.00- $64,910.25/Annually


SUMMARY OF POSITION

As a key member of the Financial Services team, this position reports to the Accounting Manager. The Senior Accountant performs high level, complex governmental accounting, auditing, and financial reporting in accordance Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) as it relates to municipal finance. This position is also a resource for the compilation of financial reports, budget, data analysis, forecasting and special projects with a concentration in revenues and receivables. This position will be required to supervise personnel, analyze information, identify alternatives, and make sound recommendations.


Essential Functions/Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES

Basic Responsibilities


Provides senior level support to the Financial Services Division with a concentration in accounting
Recruits, supervises, evaluates, and mentors professional and technical accounting personnel.
Coordinates daily work activities, inspects completed work, and provides valuable feedback.
Performs high level, complex analysis of accounts including reconciliations to subsidiary ledgers.
Assists in developing department performance metrics and strategic financial plans.
Establishes and maintains credibility by providing timely and accurate analysis and reports.
Assists in the preparation and compilation of audit schedules and year end activities.
Prepares monthly and annual journals entries.
Ensures reporting complies with legal requirements, financial transparency standards, and City policies.
Reviews contracts for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with established procedures.
Participates in special projects at the request of management.
Complies with City policies and procedures to include work schedule and attendance policies.
Travels to various city locations for meetings, training, etc.
Specific Responsibilities

Supervises the area of revenues and miscellaneous receivables.
Ensures timely and accurate recording of property tax, sales tax, grants, and other revenue sources.
Analyzes variances and fluctuations relating to revenue and receivable general ledger accounts.
Manages and monitors city franchise fee agreements and tower leases.
Participates in establishing reasonable fees for services and coordinates the implementation of fee changes in the City's subsidiary ledgers.
Oversees the preparation and updates to the City's revenue manual.
Provides a forecast of citywide revenues for the annual budget
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND BEHAVIORS
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, budget manuals and financial reporting.
Knowledge of property tax rolls and appraised values.
Skill to utilize a variety of data sources to include general ledger systems, CAFRs, monthly financial reports, Internet sites, or other sources as needed.
Skill to analyze and interpret data and information while recognizing interactive effects and relationships.
Skill to reconcile accounts and develop approaches/techniques to problem resolution.
Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills including the ability to calculate and tabulate data; intermediate Microsoft Office including Word and PowerPoint.
Mathematical skills that produce reliable calculations.
Skill to operate standard office equipment.
Ability to speak and deal tactfully with others and exhibit a willingness to share information.
Ability to exercise sound judgment, decisiveness, and creativity in various situations.
Ability to identify and implement process improvements.
Ability to demonstrate a collaborative and flexible style, especially during times of change.
High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
Strong negotiating skills and ability to assess proposals and contracts.
Effective communicator with strong oral and written skills.
Ability to work under time pressures and problem solve.
Required Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field. Successful candidates should possess four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in financial and accounting administration.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

CPA and/or governmental accounting experience preferred.

Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education requirements.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT


Must pass a drug screen and background check.
Must have a valid Texas driver's license.
Physical Demands/Supplemental
PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. Some tasks require visual and sound perception and discrimination and oral communications ability.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

There is limited exposure to environmental conditions.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed as of the date of preparation and approval. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and all requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Additional Information

How To Apply

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofmckinney/jobs/2712750/accountant-senior-revenues-receivables?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

City of Austin / Website

Deputy Treasurer

Posting Date 01/23/2020 Closing Date Sat, 02/22/2020

Salary

Commensurate

Description/Education/Experience

The City of Austin is currently recruiting for a Deputy Treasurer.

This position is responsible for all aspects of investment management. This includes but is not limited to management of all City portfolios in compliance with the State of Texas’ Public Funds Investment Act and the City’s Investment Policy, management of the City’s daily liquidity requirements, accounting of all investment activity and overseeing the City’s comprehensive cash management program.

The Deputy Treasure serves on the City of Austin Investment Committee and other committees as assigned. This position reports directly to the Treasurer and may represent for Treasurer in their absence.

Additional Information

How To Apply

A detailed profile and information on how to apply can be found by clicking below.

City of Grand Prairie / Website

Treasury and Debt Manager

Posting Date 02/07/2019 Closing Date

Salary

$82,961.00 - $125,271.00 Annually DOQ

Description/Education/Experience

The City of Grand Prairie is looking for an innovative and progressive leader with a cutting-edge knowledge and skill to manage the debt and treasury functions of the City.

This position is responsible for managing the city's investment portfolio, cash management functions and debt service program. Manages and analyzes cash forecasts and daily cash requirements. Analyzes and reports the city's debt structure and manages bond issuances. Oversight responsibility for daily cash, banking relations and administration of all special districts and corporations.

Essential Job Functions:

•In support of the City's AAA bond rating,this position manages, reports and assists with coordination of debt management activities, including bond sale sizing and structure, preparing offering documents, obtaining Attorney General's approval; preparing and filing annual Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosure reports, maintenance and reconciliation of all outstanding debt service issues, monitoring and verify all payments of debt service, paying agent fees, issuance closing costs; maintaining the city's debt service schedules and tables; and assist with any necessary renewals or changes to Financial Advisory, Arbitrage, SEC Disclosure and Bond Counsel agreements.

•Manages and supervises the investment of available city funds to optimize utilization and interest earnings potential and to ensure compliance with the Public Funds Investment Act and the city's investment policy and procedures, including diversity, liquidity, safety and yield. Oversees all maturities, purchases, coupons and other interest payments are correctly credited to the city's account and ledger. Monitors the changing economic indicators and market trends, collateral pledged to the city for appropriate deposit levels, and verifies the safekeeping accounts for accuracy. Monitors the cash flow forecast and daily cash requirement projections in order to maximize the proper use of idle funds.

•Supports annual budget process through the analysis and reporting of Property tax revenues.Coordinates ending audited financial data in preparation of the city's annual budget for fund balance analysis. Prepares budget recommendations for all city related debt services funds; prepares interest distribution to operating and capital funds from the pooled investments fund. Interacts frequently with various department heads including Budget, City Manager's Office and Public Works to develop the city's long-range financial forecast models, budget and capital improvement plan, and reply to various audit requests for compliance.

•Manages implementation of necessary renewals or changes to various contracts required to preserve city funds, i.e., depository bank, armored car and third-party safekeeping services. Develops, monitors and manages the banking relationship with the depository bank and other banking contracts.Serves as key liaison to all municipal bond parties, such as Financial Advisors, Bond Counsel, rating agencies, underwriters, and Disclosure Counsel.Serves as primary liaison to three Appraisal Districts as well as the Dallas County Tax Collector, and Delinquent Tax Collection Attorney for the reporting and collecting of property taxes.

•Supports the department goals through cooperation with accounting and operating functions.Supervises specific division personnel by assigning work duties; ensuring work is in compliance with city policies and state law and, performs delegated supervision on behalf of immediate supervisor and represents supervisor in his/her absence. Performs other duties as assigned.

•Performs oversight of special district administration for all TIRZ, PIDs, Sports Corporation and other special districts and reporting units.Communicates with City Council, Management and Boards and Commissions.Assists with reviews and prepares fiscal impacts related to proposed legislation and economic development programs.

•All other duties as assigned by a supervisor/manager within your department/division.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or a related field. Masters or advanced degree is preferred. Proven knowledge of GASB, MSRB, PFIA and other governing laws or standards. Five (5) years of progressive responsibility and professional experience in Finance, Accounting or a related field. Two (2) or more years of management experience preferred. Municipal Finance experience preferred.

Valid Texas Driver's License required.

CPA, CGFO or CPFO or similar certification preferred. Ability to attend and attain mandatory training for Public Funds Investment Act within 12 months of appointment and maintain continuing education hours as required.

Additional Information

To view the full recruitment brochure, please copy and paste this website in your browser: https://www.gptx.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=17022

How To Apply

If you meet the minimum requirements, apply online at www.gptx.org/jobs. Finalists will be subject to a comprehensive background check and other required employment screenings or tests. The position is open until filled; however, the first review is expected in early 2019 with additional applicant testing and/or interviews offered for finalists to narrow down the candidate of choice.