PAY GRADE: 421
CLASS TITLE: ASSISTANT FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING DIRECTOR I - SES
This is administrative accounting work assisting in the operation and supervision of fiscal and accounting functions in an agency with moderately diversified accounting activities. The employee(s) in the position(s) allocated to this class exercise(s) independent judgment in formulating or assisting in the formulation of policies and procedures which have significant impact in personnel administration and/or preparation and administration of budgets.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
(Note: The examples of work as listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. Examples of work performed are not to be used for allocation purposes.)
- Assists in supervising accounting sections including budgeting, payroll, property records, contract records, general ledgers, cash receipts, and accounts payable.
- Assists in the development and implementation of accounting and budgeting controls.
- Assists in the establishment of accounting policies and procedures.
- Assists in the compilation and coordination of the preparation of legislative and operating budgets, financial reports, and related statements.
- Maintains special accounting records on funds provided and expended under contracts and grants.
- Acts for the director or Comptroller in their absence or as delegated.
- Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's) identified in this class specification represent those needed to perform the duties of this class. Additional knowledge, skills and abilities may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
- Knowledge of accounting principles, practices and procedures.
- Knowledge of the methods of data collection.
- Knowledge of financial planning principles.
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision and management.
- Knowledge of the principles of budget preparation and administration.
- Ability to manage, plan, organize, coordinate and evaluate an accounting program.
- Ability to supervise people.
- Ability to determine work priorities, assign work and ensure proper completion of work assignments.
- Ability to communicate effectively.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
- Ability to solve problems and make decisions.
- Ability to formulate policies and procedures.
- Ability to prepare and administer budgets.
- Ability to prepare financial statements and reports.
- Ability to design and implement accounting systems.
- Ability to prepare and maintain a variety of accounting records.
- Ability to analyze and interpret accounting data. Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to an accounting program.
- Ability to work independently.