Accounting Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
Broward County Board of County Commissioners Accounting Division
Location of position: 
Fort Lauderdale, FL
$74,617.32 – $119,089.63 Annually
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Closing Date: 
Friday, August 3, 2018
Job Description: 

Broward County is seeking an Accounting Manager with significant governmental accounting experience for the County’s Accounting Division. Preferable experience includes performing/managing financial audits of local governments or a high-level accountant position within a local government. Candidate must be well versed in the following:

• Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements, generally accepted accounting principles and grant accounting. • Governmental financial reporting including the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). • Preparation of the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards and State Financial Assistance (SEFA) and related notes and the Data Collection Form. • Detailed general ledger functions, account reconciliations, review and preparation of accounting journal entries, financial analysis and governmental, fiduciary and enterprise fund accounting. • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Applications including Word, Excel or similar spreadsheet software and familiarity with computerized accounting systems. In addition to possessing strong analytical, organizational and communication skills, the Candidate must have the ability to efficiently organize, prioritize, schedule and manage daily work activities and assignments.

The Candidate will also be responsible for mentoring and supervising assigned staff, including establishing work schedules, assigning tasks, providing training and the preparation of periodic employee performance evaluations.

A bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required in addition to four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in professional accounting work, including two (2) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity. Candidates possessing the experience detailed above are preferred.


CPA Preferred Familiarity with PeopleSoft Familiarity with CAFR online software