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City of Wichita Falls / Website

Senior Budget Analyst

Posting Date 09/17/2019 Closing Date Fri, 09/27/2019

Salary

$49878.40 - $75940.80

Description/Education/Experience


Work requires knowledge in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

Additional Information

The purpose of this position is to support all budgeting creation and monitoring activities. This is accomplished by creating and maintaining financial reports and reporting tools, reviewing and analyzing departmental budget requests, reviewing fee increases and developing revenue projections, and preparing components of the budget as assigned. Other duties include meeting with staff and conducting on-site visits to other departments, making recommendations for expenditures and revenue enhancement, and providing support for budget and finance system maintenance.

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City of McKinney / Website

Accountant - Revenues and...

Posting Date 07/23/2019 Closing Date Fri, 08/23/2019

Salary

$48,345.00

Description/Education/Experience

WORKING FOR THE CITY OF MCKINNEY
Working for the City of McKinney is more than a job. It is an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. It is also an opportunity to have a hand in the development of one of the fastest growing communities in the nation. In 2014, our community was named "The #1 Best Place to Live in America." Although proud of that honor, everyone on our team is committed to making McKinney an even better place to live, work and raise a family. That's why we exist.

OUR CORE VALUES
City of McKinney employees work hard and at a very fast pace. However, we also look after and support one another. All of us are guided by four employee-generated values – Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence (RISE). We are also supported by servant-based leaders who foster and support a healthy, family-oriented culture. All new employees are expected to embrace and live by our core values and commit to helping us sustain our exceptional work environment.

SUMMARY OF POSITION
As a key member of the Financial Services team, this position reports to the Senior Accountant of Revenues and Receivables. The Accountant performs governmental accounting, auditing, and financial reporting in accordance with 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.

Essential Functions/Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
GENERAL EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES
In order for us to continue to achieve our primary function of making McKinney a better place to live, work, and raise a family, we hold these expectations for all employees.

Learn and demonstrate an understanding of how team, department, and City goals are interconnected.
Contribute to a positive work culture.
Ability to assess his/her work performance or the work performance of the team.
Contribute to the development of others and/or the working unit or overall organization.
Ability and willingness to work as part of a team, to demonstrate team skills, and to perform a fair share of team responsibilities.
Ability to continuously learn and develop through a mix of internal and external training opportunities, and if applicable, encourage subordinates to do the same.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Basic Responsibilities
Provides support to the Financial Services Division with a concentration in accounting.
Prepares accurate journal entries with adequate documentation.
Performs analysis of accounts including reconciliations to subsidiary ledgers.
Provides timely and accurate analysis and reports.
Assists departments with general ledger inquiries and accounting questions.
Assists in the preparation and compilation of audit schedules and year end activities.
Assists in the preparation of the annual budget, audit, CAFR, and other financial documents.
Reviews contracts for completeness and conformance with established accounting procedures.
Participates in special projects at the request of management.
Complies with City policies and procedures to include work schedule and attendance policies.

Specific Responsibilities
Records, tracks, and analyzes citywide revenues including property tax, sales tax, grants, and other revenue sources.
Reconciles daily cash, revenues, and receivables by fund and account from subsidiary ledgers.
Assists with accounting integration to subsidiary ledgers in various software applications.
Maintains grant project accounting and prepares quarterly/annual grant reports.
Processes miscellaneous billings in the City's accounts receivable system.
Assists with the preparation and update of the City's revenue manual.
Tracks unearned and deferred revenues, receivables, and other balance sheet activity.
Assists with fixed assets, inventory, and internal audits.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND BEHAVIORS
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, budget manuals and financial reporting.
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/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.
Mathematical skills that produce reliable calculations.
High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
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 effectively assess proposals and contracts.
Ability to demonstrate a collaborative and flexible style, especially during times of change.
Effective communicator with strong oral and written skills.
Ability to work under time pressures and problem solve.
Skill in the operation of standard office equipment.
Required Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field. Successful candidates should possess three (3) years of professional accounting or financial experience. Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

CPA certification and/or governmental experience preferred.

Any work related experience resulting in suitable 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.

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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.