Accountant Supervisor

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General summary

This is a supervisory/managerial position accountable for overseeing the work of professional-level accounting staff. Accountant Supervisors are accountable for formulating fiscal policies and operating procedures to concur with laws, rules, and regulations as well as Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Employees at this level administer accounting programs and may prepare budgets or participate in the budget process for the agency or department by providing data to the executive teamEmployees are accountable for receiving and resolving questions and problems presented by business partners, federal government agencies, local governments, state agencies, executive staff, and other employees.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision. Ability to evaluate and recommend financial process improvements. Ability to evaluate federal and state legislation to determine overall impact on fiscal activities and determine effective course of action.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 4-6 years of relevant experience and/or appropriate certification.  (Substitutions may be allowed.)

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