This is highly responsible accounting and administrative work in the maintenance and development of financial information systems and the management of financial resources of the jurisdiction.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
- Attainment of a minimum of a bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university in accounting or business administration with accounting emphasis; and,
- A minimum of three years' responsible administrative experience in accounting, including or supplemented by a minimum of one year's experience in governmental accounting, preferably in an administrative or supervisory capacity; or,
- A combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements.
Essential Requirements of the Work:
- Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, practices and theory and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems;
- Good knowledge of local, State and Federal laws governing revenues, indebtedness and expenditures;
- Good knowledge of the methods of financing public debt;
- Good knowledge of departmental policies and procedures;
- Good knowledge of modern office management principles, practices and equipment;
- Good knowledge of statistical principles, practices and application to financial and operational activities;
- Ability to adapt accounting methods to complex problems of a governmental financial system;
- Ability to perform difficult mathematical computations quickly and accurately;
- Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of clerical and professional employees;
- Ability to analyze complex financial reports;
- Ability to prepare and present complex financial and administrative reports, both orally and in writing;
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department heads, public officials, employees and the general public.