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Missoula County Accounting Supervisor in Missoula, Montana

Accounting SupervisorSalaryDepends on QualificationsLocation Missoula, MTJob TypeRegular Full-time, 40 hours/weekJob Number2024-00386DepartmentFinancial ServicesOpening Date04/02/2024Bargaining UnitNon-Union Personnel PlanWork SiteMissoula County Administration BuildingScheduling/Hours of WorkFull timeDefinitionThis is a full-time opportunity with many benefits! As a Missoula County employee, you will be part of a team that is committed to positively impacting the community. The pay range for this position depends on qualifications.The Financial Services Department is seeking an ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR to join their team. This position performs professional and technical accounting tasks, prepares complex financial analysis and reports, provides financial control and guidance for grants, and supervises department staff in Financial Services. Details: Priority screening will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. It is in your best interest to apply by this date. Applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established, or the position has been filled.To Apply: •Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is requested.•Please attach to your completed application: A letter of interest, and a resume.•Incomplete applications may be disqualified.•Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources.Representative Examples of WorkManages and provides direct supervision over a moderate number of financial services staff. Provides direction, serves as a resource on technical issues, participates in hiring and progressive discipline of accounting staff, schedules, trains, evaluates and manages performance, and executes disciplinary actions. Recommends, develops, and implements policy changes regarding financial regulations. Assists with management of a complex Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP). Develops and implements work goals and objectives and establishes schedules and methods of work. Assist with the annual audit process by meeting timelines established through a project plan, assists in preparing audit work papers requested by the auditors, ensuring necessary year-end close procedures are performed timely and accurately. Assists with creation of financial schedules for monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements. Reviews monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements. Reviews work product of accounting staff related to accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger for accuracy. Manages, and coordinates the daily and monthly activities of assigned department personnel, including planning, and delegating work for training and coaching, employee development, enforcing policies. Provides information to County departments regarding finance operations, including property tax administration; general ledger; treasury and cash management, accounts payable; internal and external accounts receivable. Provides guidance on compliance measures and regulations. Oversees journal voucher processing and ensures departments comply with requirements, statutes, and protocols. Oversees and completes bank reconciliations in a timely manner.Minimum Qualifications•Requires a bachelor’s degree. Degrees best suited to this position are business administration, finance, and accounting. •Requires five years of progressively responsible experience as an Accountant, and two years of experience in staff supervision. •Government accounting experience desired. •SPECIAL PREFERENCES: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) desired. Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) desired.Physical/Environmental DemandsThe work is primarily performed in an office setting using a computer workstation. May require occasional lifting in the light range (up to 20 lbs.) May require occasional travel, locally and out of town to conferences or meetings. May require work outside normal business hours.Located halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks and home to the University of Montana, Missoula is an academic center situated in an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Depending on the season, you can hike, ski, fish, float rivers, ride mountain bikes, or just sit back and marvel at the surrounding scenery. Join us in scenic, sophisticated, and service-oriented Missoula!Missoula County covers over 2,618 square miles of mountain lands varying in topography and climate from temperate river valleys to snow-capped peaks. Five large valleys and two major rivers wind through this mountainous region. Missoula County is large and diverse, featuring everything from the spectacular scenery of Clark Fork River running through town to lush ranches and a growing economy of small business. Skiers, outdoor enthusiasts, wildlife watchers, mothers and fathers, business owners, vacationers, fisherman, retirees, students, and many others have grown to love Missoula County's boundless opportunities.AgencyMissoula CountyAddress200 W BroadwayMissoula, Montana, 59802Phone406-258-4874Websitehttp://www.missoulacounty.usAccounting SupervisorSalaryDepends on QualificationsLocation Missoula, MTJob TypeRegular Full-time, 40 hours/weekJob Number2024-00386DepartmentFinancial ServicesOpening Date04/02/2024Bargaining UnitNon-Union Personnel PlanWork SiteMissoula County Administration BuildingScheduling/Hours of WorkFull timeDefinitionThis is a full-time opportunity with many benefits! As a Missoula County employee, you will be part of a team that is committed to positively impacting the community. The pay range for this position depends on qualifications.The Financial Services Department is seeking an ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR to join their team. This position performs professional and technical accounting tasks, prepares complex financial analysis and reports, provides financial control and guidance for grants, and supervises department staff in Financial Services. Details: Priority screening will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. It is in your best interest to apply by this date. Applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established, or the position has been filled.To Apply: •Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is requested.•Please attach to your completed application: A letter of interest, and a resume.•Incomplete applications may be disqualified.•Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources.Representative Examples of WorkManages and provides direct supervision over a moderate number of financial services staff. Provides direction, serves as a resource on technical issues, participates in hiring and progressive discipline of accounting staff, schedules, trains, evaluates and manages performance, and executes disciplinary actions. Recommends, develops, and implements policy changes regarding financial regulations. Assists with management of a complex Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP). Develops and implements work goals and objectives and establishes schedules and methods of work. Assist with the annual audit process by meeting timelines established through a project plan, assists in preparing audit work papers requested by the auditors, ensuring necessary year-end close procedures are performed timely and accurately. Assists with creation of financial schedules for monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements. Reviews monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements. Reviews work product of accounting staff related to accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger for accuracy. Manages, and coordinates the daily and monthly activities of assigned department personnel, including planning, and delegating work for training and coaching, employee development, enforcing policies. Provides information to County departments regarding finance operations, including property tax administration; general ledger; treasury and cash management, accounts payable; internal and external accounts receivable. Provides guidance on compliance measures and regulations. Oversees journal voucher processing and ensures departments comply with requirements, statutes, and protocols. Oversees and completes bank reconciliations in a timely manner.Minimum Qualifications•Requires a bachelor’s degree. Degrees best suited to this position are business administration, finance, and accounting. •Requires five years of progressively responsible experience as an Accountant, and two years of experience in staff supervision. •Government accounting experience desired. •SPECIAL PREFERENCES: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) desired. Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) desired.Physical/Environmental DemandsThe work is primarily performed in an office setting using a computer workstation. May require occasional lifting in the light range (up to 20 lbs.) May require occasional travel, locally and out of town to conferences or meetings. May require work outside normal business hours.Located halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks and home to the University of Montana, Missoula is an academic center situated in an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Depending on the season, you can hike, ski, fish, float rivers, ride mountain bikes, or just sit back and marvel at the surrounding scenery. Join us in scenic, sophisticated, and service-oriented Missoula!Missoula County covers over 2,618 square miles of mountain lands varying in topography and climate from temperate river valleys to snow-capped peaks. Five large valleys and two major rivers wind through this mountainous region. Missoula County is large and diverse, featuring everything from the spectacular scenery of Clark Fork River running through town to lush ranches and a growing economy of small business. Skiers, outdoor enthusiasts, wildlife watchers, mothers and fathers, business owners, vacationers, fisherman, retirees, students, and many others have grown to love Missoula County's boundless opportunities.AgencyMissoula CountyAddress200 W BroadwayMissoula, Montana, 59802Phone406-258-4874Websitehttp://www.missoulacounty.us

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