Job Description - Manager, Accounting
Description View created on 12/19/2014

Manager, Accounting

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 22
Job Title ID: 16552
Job Series/Job Family: Business Services Series / Controller Family

Reports To

Director, Accounting

Job Purpose

To plan, direct, and coordinate the operations of the General Ledger and Accounts Payable departments.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Plans, manages, and coordinates the operations of the General Ledger and Accounts Payable departments including account reconciliation, transaction processing, disbursements, financial reporting and analysis, and audit schedule preparation.
  2. Supervises general ledger and accounts payable staff to ensure the efficiency and integrity of College accounting services.
  3. Prepares and/or reviews balance sheets, income statements, and other accounting statements and reports.
  4. Develops and/or improves accounting processes and procedures in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  5. Provides assistance to external auditors in examination of procedures and documents to produce the annual financial audit.
  6. Collaborates with IT department to diagnose and correct system problems, and to develop new system processes, queries, and reports.
  7. Coordinates schedules and requirements with Business Services management and other departments to enhance administrative operations.
  8. Analyzes actions taken and requests made of Accounting Services, and recommends actions based on compliance and/or priorities.
  9. Coordinates the closing of the monthly and annual books, and provides assistance to College staff in relation to resolving budget related problems.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Preferred

Other

     Preferred

Safety