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Assistant Finance Manager

Posting Date: 6/7/21
Department: Administration
Division: Finance
Pay Minimum: $39,041.28 annually
Pay Maximum: $47,097.12 annually
Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Description

Duties: Prepare complex financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); provide assistance in the preparation of the annual audit; advise departments/divisions on accounting problems, policies & procedures; assist in the maintenance of proper controls; plan and direct the activities of a section of the Finance Division, which includes both professional and clerical personnel; exercise direct supervision over accounting staff; stay abreast of new trends and updates in the field of municipal finance and accounting. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications: Five years of increasingly responsible governmental accounting experience with knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations for municipality, including two years  of administrative or supervisory responsibility. Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, accounting or a related field.

 

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR CITY EMPLOYEES: Within six (6) months from date of employment, must establish residence within the City of Jackson.

 

PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT, APPLICANT RECOMMENDED FOR EMPLOYMENT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A URINALYSIS AND/OR BLOOD TEST TO SCREEN FOR ALCOHOL AND/OR DRUG ABUSE.

 

“EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER”

 





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