Principles and practices of general and governmental accounting principles.
Internal and governmental auditing standards and procedures.
Practices and theories of business management.
Laws regulating and influencing city fiscal operations.
Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration.
Principles and procedures of financial reporting.
Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.
City personnel policies and procedures.
Principles and procedures for developing goals, objectives and management plans.
Personnel policies and procedures.
Organize, interpret and apply legal and administrative concepts to accounting functions.
Analyze data and draw logical conclusions.
Prepare clear and concise accounting and statistical reports.
Understand, apply, and implement administrative policies, practices, and procedures.
Remain tactful and diplomatic in screening calls and interacting with city personnel as well as the general public.
Organize, control, and maintain multiple records and document filing system.
Prioritize work assignments and track projects in a timely, efficient manner.
Maintain attention to detail despite frequent interruptions.
Utilize independent judgment and discretion.
Compile and analyze information and data.
Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of lower-level staff.
Delegate authority and responsibility.
Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff.
Prepare and administer large and complex budgets.
Interpret and apply applicable Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations.
Operate a computer and other office equipment.
Maintain confidentiality of certain City information.
Operate assigned vehicle to travel to various meetings and events in the City.
Experience and Training Guidelines
Any combination of experience that would likely provide the required knowledge is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Eight years experience in auditing, accounting, public administration or auditing, including four years of management/supervisory experience.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting, public administration, business administration, or a related field.
License or Certification
Possession of an appropriate, validTexasdriver's license
Requires certification and license as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or a certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
Office environment; exposure to computer screens; working and interacting closely with others.
Essential and other responsibilities and duties require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting prolonged periods of time; manual dexterity; adequate eyesight and hearing.