Accountant Manager

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General summary

This is a managerial position responsible for directing and managing finance and accounting functions for a large, complex agency. Incumbents are accountable for formulating fiscal policies and operating procedures to concur with laws, rules, and regulations as well as Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB). At this level, employees administer programs and/or prepare agency budget in cooperation with agency executive team. Employees at this level receive and resolve 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 managerial techniques and administrative practices. Skill in drafting proposed fiscal policies and practices and identifying potential impact. Ability to develop short and long-range plans that meet established objectives and contribute to the overall goals and mission of the agency.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 5-7 years of relevant experience and/or appropriate certification. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

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