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Accounting Manager- Government Accounting

  • Job ref:

    150955

  • Location:

    Atlanta , United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Consultant:

    Steve Whiting

Our client is a market leader in utility and infrastructure services and they wish to hire an Accounting Manager that is responsible for insuring the efficiency and effectiveness of the department by coordinating the preparation of the annual operating and capital plan, re-forecasts and outlooks in addition to tracking and reporting monthly performance and profitability metrics. This role requires experience with Government Accounting and a mix of Finance and Accounting experience.

REF: FinMgrGovt

Essential daily duties will include:-

  • Responsible for insuring the efficiency and effectiveness of the Department
  • Manages the City budget and the company project budget and assists in the development of processes to effective assist in cost controls and personal development of these analysts.
  • Coordinates preparation of annual operating and capital plan, including outlining guidelines, timetables, reviews, consolidation, presentation, final completion, and reporting
  • Coordinates preparation of monthly outlook and quarterly formal re-forecast processes, including review, consolidation, presentation, final completion, and reporting
  • Analyzes and prepares monthly performance/profitability analysis summary for support services departments
  • Liaises with field personnel during the monthly close process regarding variance review, accrual review, and journal entry preparation
  • Reviews headcount requests and makes recommendations to senior management
  • Analyzes and makes recommendations to senior management on all capital requests
  • Tracks, monitors and reports actual capital activity
  • Tracks, monitors and reports large maintenance project activity
  • Participates in project and acquisition transitions
  • Prepares audit work papers as required including account flux activity
  • Provides input into contracts and periodically review contracts
  • Understands and adheres to all company health and safety procedures as they relate to essential job functions

Job Requirements:-

  • Bachelors' Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA
  • Local governmental accounting experience 
  • 7-10 years of   experience in accounting, planning and forecasting 
  • A mix of Finance and Accounting expertise