Accounting Supervisor

Wayne County Government Detroit , MI 48222

Posted 1 week ago


  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; AND
  • At least six (6) years of full-time paid professional governmental accounting experience that includes general ledger work and GAAP financial statement preparation for a governmental entity, within the last 8 years; AND
  • At least two (2) years of full-time paid supervisory experience.

NOTE: A CPA is preferred. Applicants must describe their experience and training in sufficient detail to allow evaluation of their acceptability under the above qualifications. Failure to do so will result in a rejection of their application.


Under the direct supervision of the Division Director and Assistant Division Director of Financial Reporting, the Supervisor of Accounting is responsible for managing and ensuring accuracy in general accounting and annual financial reporting functions, including financial statements. Duties include: oversight of the maintenance of County funds and accounts using the JD Edwards Accounting System; oversight of cost accounting functions and transactions including cost allocation, journal entry and approval, ledger reconciliation, indirect cost and property accounting, along with other related financial documents; The Supervisor of Accounting assists County departments and divisions with special projects, accounting problems, design of suitable systems of internal controls, interim and year-end accruals, reporting and close out functions. The Supervisor of Accounting also manages staff, handles special projects and performs other related duties as assigned.

Wayne County is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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Accounting Supervisor

Wayne County Government