The Town of Pecos City Pecos, TX, USA
Nov 19, 2019Full Time
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Essential and other responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assists the Accounting Supervisor in preparing the annual budget, annual audit, comprehensive annual finance report and capital improvement plans. Assures accurate classification of all financial transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards applicable to governmental accounting; implements best practices. Processes incoming payments, outgoing payments, payroll, and journal entries. Coordinates payroll and personnel benefits with the Human Resources Department. Prepares and records adjusting journal entries in compliance with governmental accounting standards; Makes journal entries to balance and close monthly books in general ledger accounts; reconciles general ledger and subsidiary utility accounts; oversees the central computerized financial and management information system of the city as well as the posting and reconciliation of ledgers, accounts, and bank statements. Audits petty cash and change funds. Prepares various reports for all revenue and expenditure streams. Promotes excellent external and internal customer service. Provides accounting support to department heads and supervisors. Assists in developing strategies to streamline existing work processes. Assists in creating standard operating procedures. Assists in rolling out new financial and fiscal programs. Makes recommendations for improving accounting systems, methods and techniques. Assists the Accounting Supervisor in areas of training, selection, development and evaluation of new and innovative programs. Assists the Accounting Supervisor in areas of training, selection, and development Other duties as assigned. PERIPHERAL DUTIES Represent the City at various conferences and meetings. Serves as a back-up to the Accounting Supervisor. Executes City ordinances relating to utility services. Composes, types, and edits a variety of correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other material requiring judgment as to content, accuracy, and completeness.