Performs professional and managerial work in complex accounting and financial operations including financial records, accounts receivable, payroll, accounts payable, purchasing and grants administration. An employee in this class maintains the Town’s financial operations and central accounting system and oversees the preparation of the annual budget ordinance and subsequent amendments. Work is performed in accordance with the following: 1) Generally Accepted Accounting Principles per GASB, FASB and AICPA; 2) established Town finance policies and procedures; 3) the Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act; and 4) state statutes governing financial operations and investments. Position requires strong management, organization, and accounting skills.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field with extensive experience in public sector accounting and considerable supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CPA or Certified Local Government Finance Officer or similar certification is preferred.