Professional accounting work in the classification, analysis and reporting of financial data, and may supervise clerical/technical level accounting support staff. Works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and sequences.
General Duties And Responsibilities
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary. Compiles, records, and analyzes accounting transactions, including preparing/inputting journal entries, preparing/reviewing supporting documentation, computing expense accruals and ensuring that transactions are assigned to the proper expense, revenue and balance sheet accounts in compliance with accepted standards, policies and procedures; reviews and approves cash receipts.
Reconciles general ledger accounts, including accounts receivable, prepaid expenses, unclaimed property, cash security deposits, and deferred charges; identifies and verifies discrepancies, making adjustments as necessary; reviews and reconciles requests for reimbursement from cities and other sub-recipients of federal funds, to ensure compliance with budgetary requirements per contract
- Assists in the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, including reconciling accounting information and preparing annual reports for inclusion in the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
Prepares periodic (monthly, quarterly, annual) and special reports, including documents required for fiscal year-end external audits, by creating spreadsheets and preparing/submitting mandatory financial reports. Assists/supports management by providing information for preparation/analysis of financial statements and the budgetary process; completes budget transfers and sets up new revenue budget lines.
Monitors daily and monthly bank reports/statements and incoming wires, including preparing wire transfer requests; evaluates assessed value investments in debt services and construction accounts
and prepares schedules for management use.
Prepares daily deposits, processes vendor payments, creates and enters cash receipts into AMS Advantage (Association Management Solutions suite), copies and scans documents into database, processes packages, prepares billing for internal and external agencies.
Assists/supports management by providing information for preparation/analysis of financial statements and the budgetary process; completes budget transfers and sets up new revenue budget lines
Processes vendor/employee reimbursement payments and submits payment documents for check processing; resolves payment discrepancies and disputes with vendors and contract administrators; reviews aging statements from vendors to avoid late fees; researches missing purchasing card vouchers.
May supervise staff. Performs related work as assigned.
Minimum Education And Experience Requirements
Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting or finance; or a Bachelor's degree and coursework that qualifies for the CPA Examination