Distinguishing Features of Work Benefits Supplemental Questions
This is professional supervisory work directing, analyzing, and interpreting central accounting and/or auditing activities. Work includes planning and super- vision of one or more components of the City's accounting and account-keeping functions, financial reporting, and auditing. Work is directed and reviewed through the establishment of goals and subsequent evaluation of progress toward goal attainment.
Examples of Work Performed:
Ensures compliance with accounting principles and procedures as set forth by the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Ensures the accuracy and integrity of comprehensive financial reporting.
Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of assigned components of the accounting system and recommends and implements modifications as required.
Manages electronic financial information system application development, modification, and validation processes.
Conducts desk and field audits and directs accounting staff activities in supporting external audit proceedings.
Develops forms and procedures and supervises employees engaged in processing and maintaining a variety of records.
Directs the preparation of annual reports.
Interprets financial data for administrative review.
Completion of work assignments may require the operation of a vehicle.
The examples of work performed are not intended to be all-inclusive.
The City of Wichita reserves the right to assign additional responsibilities as needed.
Requirements of Work:
Thorough knowledge of accounting and/or auditing principles and practices, and ability to apply and adapt standard methods to varied and complex accounting and/or auditing activities.
Thorough knowledge of, and ability to use computer keyboard and video display monitor in spreadsheet development, using complex mathematical and statistical operations.
Considerable knowledge of macro systems in electronic spreadsheet development.
Knowledge of the theory and procedures of governmental and utility accounting.
Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
Ability to develop and implement accounting and auditing systems and procedures.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, other employees, representatives of outside agencies, City officials, and the public.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
May require ability to acquire and maintain a valid Kansas driver's license.
An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
Required Experience and Training:
Graduation from a four-year college with a major in accounting, business administration or a related field, plus four years of experience in accounting and/or auditing work, which includes at least one year each of supervisory experience and financial systems analysis. Offers of employment will be made contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which will include drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of the results of a police records check. Any equivalent combination of experience and training.
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