Motor Vehicle Accounting Manager (Manager IV)

  • 111 S Cherry St, Olathe, Kansas
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Accounting and Finance Administration and Management

Job Description

A career with Johnson County is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to serve a diverse and expanding community in meaningful ways. We challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other. Committed to our shared values, we provide excellent public service, seeking always to improve ourselves and our organization. We offer wonderful benefits, retirement plans, wellness incentives, a great organizational culture, and much more! If you are searching for something more than just a job, something akin to a calling, then consider the challenge and opportunity of becoming a member of Johnson County Government. This position is open until filled.

The Treasury, Taxation and Vehicles (TTV) department is responsible for providing the citizens of Johnson County with superior financial administrative services, vehicle registration and titling services, property tax collection services and maintenance of land records in terms of quality, timeliness, efficiency, and value while maintaining the highest levels of customer services satisfaction and accountability.

Johnson County Government's Treasury, Taxation and Vehicles (TTV) department is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Motor Vehicle Accounting Manager.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Manages the financial functions for the Motor Vehicle operation and evaluates peripheral systems and processes to be used; provides strategic planning directives; investigates customer payment and department issues, works with management and the Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR) to maintain, and strengthen motor vehicle financial functions and processes. Manages and evaluates the auditing functions of the motor vehicle titling process to ensure proper checks and balances are in place; works with Motor Vehicle Supervisor and front office Management and KDOR to maintain and strengthen motor vehicle audit functions, checks and balances and reporting. Johnson County processes over 120,000 title transactions each year and maintains a 95% or greater accuracy rate.
  • Supervises Motor Vehicle Accounting team, and Motor Vehicle Supervisor and Title Approving team and related functions; establishes and maintains cash handling policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure safety and security of collections, disbursements, coordinates with internal resources and outside vendors on secure cash handling protocols. Provides guidance to staff related to the tracking of their work and ensure proper accounting for new and existing accounts in accordance with GAAP, GASB and county accounting standards.
  • Manages the consolidated balancing of all receipts; online payments, lockbox or third-party remittance payments, fleet vehicle payments, dealer payments, cashier transactions, insufficient fund checks, daily long/short, refunds, daily payment reports, daily transaction reports and deposit tickets. Works directly with the Treasury division to ensure county policies are met. Balance the property tax collections of over $103 million and prepares and reconciles distribution of property taxes and fees. Calculates and verifies sales tax and transaction fees due to the State of Kansas. Researches and approves complex balancing and account reconciliation issues and acts as an advisor to managers and supervisors on how to resolve customer financial transaction issues.
  • Research and prepare revenue projections and provides appropriate documentation as requested by the Division Director for the annual budget process. Prepares appropriate documentation for anticipated changes in revenues and adjusts accordingly.
  • Provides support to the Motor Vehicle Management Team and Division Director = Motor Vehicle.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related field and five years of relevant accounting, budgeting, and/or financial experiencing or other relevant experience required.

One year leading, directing, supervising or coordinating, the work of others required.

Master's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related field preferred.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Public Manager (CPM) preferred.

Experiencecan substitute for education. Education can substitute for experience.

Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency.

Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions:

All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments/agencies in a declared emergency situation.

Driving Status

Intermediate (5% to 25%)


Management, Administrative, Technology, and Financial Services

Job Address

111 S Cherry St, Olathe, Kansas 66061 United States View Map