Accounting Manager

  • Town of Collierville
  • 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, Tennessee
  • Jun 23, 2022
Full Time Accounting and Finance Mid to Senior Level
  • Phone: 19014572296
  • Apply By: Sep 21, 2022


The Town of Collierville is hiring for an Accounting Manager to join our team! If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference in your community, look no further!

About The Town

The Town of Collierville has all the amenities and services of a large metropolitan area successfully blended with historic charm and character. Through many years of visionary planning, Collierville has grown to be known as one of the most desirable communities in the nation to live, work, and learn. Because of this, we are very careful in selecting exceptional individuals to become part of our team.

Job Description

The role of an Accounting Manager plans, organizes, leads, and manages the accounting, financial, and data processing operations to include payroll, revenue collection, accounts payable, cash management, utility billing and customer service; directs, plans, prioritizes, assigns, disciplines, and evaluates assigned employees ensuring compliance with established policies, procedures, and related regulations. Oversees and ensures the timely and accurate preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports as required by state, local and federal law and by local practice; reviews and analyzes significant accounting transactions to ensure proper Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) accounting and reporting; consults with external auditors on accounting and reporting issues. Manages, reviews, and approves accounting entries and reconciliations for daily transactions, end of month entries, end of year accruals and other required transactions; ensures reconciliation of various bank and other financial accounts; monitors general ledger, accounts receivables, accounts payables and other records. Assists with the development and implementation of procedures regarding financial management and GAAP accounting policies to enhance the workflow of the department. Manages the preparation of selected footnotes to the annual audited financial statements as well as supporting schedules. Provides professional guidance and assistance answering questions concerning accounting policies and procedures from other department heads. Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, vendors, financial institutions, auditors, attorneys, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. May attend Board of Mayor and Alderman meetings and other relevant government and business meetings, where appropriate, outside regular business hours.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

Here is what you need to be considered for the position of Accounting Manager:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree with major course work in Accounting, Finance, or a related field (Master’s Degree preferred); supplemented by five (5) years of professional level accounting experience, at least one (1) of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR
  • any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job
  • Certified Municipal Finance Officer (CMFO) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification preferred
  • Requires a valid motor vehicle operator’s license

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Additional Information

If this sounds like the perfect job for you, please download our general application from our website, or you can also visit Town Hall and submit a physical application in the Human Resources Department. Please note that you must submit an official Town of Collierville application to be considered for this position.  A resume will not be accepted in lieu of an application.

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, Tennessee United States View Map