Accounting Manager

City of Houston

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    : 16/12/2015 11:20:00
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    : Accounting Manager
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General Purpose The senior accountant is responsible for applying accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures. Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures make certain all financial reporting deadlines are met prepare financial management reports ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close processes establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities monitor and support taxation requirements develop and maintain financial databases prepare for financial audit and coordinate the audit process oversee accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses evaluate and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues collect and analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and integrity of financial data prepare journal entries complete general ledger operations monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts draw up monthly financial reports prepare analysis of accounts as requested assist with year end closings administer accounts receivable and accounts payable prepare tax computations and returns assist in preparing budgets and forecasts assist with payroll administration monitor and resolve bank issues including fee anomalies and check differences account/bank reconciliations review and process expense reports assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures Education and Experience accounting degree or equivalent knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and principles knowledge of economic principles knowledge of auditing practices and principles knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations knowledge and experience of accounting computer applications usually a minimum of 3 years experience in the management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis, auditing, taxation and providing financial advice Key Competencies attention to detail and accuracy planning and organizing strategic thinking strong communication skills information and task monitoring problem identification and analysis judgment and problem-solving supervisory skills teamwork stress tolerance


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