Job Responsibilities : AUDIT & FINANCIAL REPORTING ACCOUNTANT
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Company : City of Plantation, Florida
Location : Plantation, FL 33317 US
This is an exempt position that is professional accounting work within the City’s Financial Services Department. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: reviewing and recording complex financial accounting transactions and preparing complex financial reports. Under general supervision the employee in this classification is required to exercise initiative and independent judgment in organizing maintaining and systematically reviewing financial transactions related to pensions merchant accounts bank transactions debt service and payroll postings. Other responsibilities include interpreting financial records preparing financial statements and reports and participating in the design/revision of accounting systems. Work is performed under the administrative supervision of the Audit and Financial Reporting Manager who reviews and approves all work performed and who conducts all required employee performance evaluations.
Examples of Duties
Generate monthly wires for debt service including recording of such to the General Ledger ensuring that there is proper funding for payments.
Account analysis according to GASB and GAAP.
Access various bank sites to perform wires downloads and interpretations of data.
Monitor daily reconciliation of credit card settlements.
Maintain and reconcile system reports ledgers and spreadsheets for monthly reconciliations.
Prepare complex journal entries to record activity and reconcile statements to the general ledger.
Apply self-initiative and independent judgment in analyzing and evaluating financial information and generate complex reports to ensure reliability and integrity of financial records.
Assist financial services team with financial analysis and account reconciliations as needed.
Assist external auditors with questions and provide audit schedules as needed.
Prepare year end reports/schedules for the annual audit.
Assist the Audit and Financial Reporting Manager with the compilation of data for the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) and the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR).
Research interpret and assist the Audit/Financial Reporting Manager with the implementation of new GASB pronouncements.
Work on ad hoc projects as assigned by Audit and Financial Reporting Manager.
Performs other related duties as required and as directed.
Working knowledge of governmental accounting and budgeting principles and procedures.
Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
Working knowledge of data processing applications as it relates to accounting and proficiency in Word and Excel.
Working knowledge of Power Point.
Ability to review analyze and interpret fiscal records.
Ability to maintain records and to prepare and submit reports.
Ability to prepare complex journal entries.
Ability to prepare various state reports and forms.
Ability to analyze and perform research on computerized and/or manual records.
Ability to express ideas effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to operate standard office machines (copier scan fax). Proficient with a 10- key adding machine.
Knowledge of accounting terms and principles.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. Possess at least three (3) years’ experience in general governmental accounting and or governmental internal audit responsibilities.
Light physical effort in sedentary to light work which may involve some lifting carrying pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials up to twenty (20) pounds. Descending and climbing stairways and extended periods of walking may be required during field activities. Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment. Tasks are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Sensory: The ability to perceive and differentiate visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally and in writing.
This is a designated Recovery classification in the City’s Emergency Operations Plan and will require the employee occupying this position to work for declared emergencies. Attendance at National Incident Management System (NIMS) training at the appropriate level is mandatory.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $53876.88 – $88896.85 per year