Primary Purpose:           

Oversees all operations in connection with financial matters including accounts receivable and payable, payroll, and auditing; trains and supervises office staff; develops and initiates systems, polices, and procedures for transacting financial matters; and ensures that the financial system is accurate, efficient, and in accordance with professional accounting practices and governmental regulations.


Typical Duties:                

Develops and implements the Accounting Department's goals, projects, policies, procedures, methods, and controls; directs the general accounting activities including maintenance of general ledgers, analysis of computer printouts, and review of payroll records; prepare monthly and close-out reports; in house profit-loss statements, and special financial reports, studies, and analyses; works with CPA to develop and maintain internal audit control system and conduct a 6-month and yearly audit of account practices; and develops and administers the cash management program.  Processes monthly payroll checks.  Responsible for fixed asset records and property tax listings.  Negotiates for the renewal of insurance policies, including group, LTD, and property and casualty.  Reconciles regular and money market checking accounts.  Administer the substance abuse program.  May sign bid bonds.  Maintains corporate minutes.  Aids with computer software support.


Provides data, reports, and other information to assist in the preparation of forecasts revenues, expenditures and year-end balances; plans, designs, implements, and modifies the data processing system; coordinates with other departments concerning short- and long-range fiscal needs and plans; responds to requests for information; supervises daily accounting operations, including banking information and signing of weekly payroll checks.  



Workers should be able to:  know principles, practices, and methods of modern accounting: work with standards of accuracy; follow oral and written instructions; work within a time frame; know modern office methods, practices, procedures, and equipment; fundamentals of financial record keeping; methods of performing business mathematic calculations; techniques, forms, and filing systems used in an accounting environment; operate calculator: have computer experience in related accounting software packages; ability to organize and prioritize.  Physically, workers should be able to:  see well; speak clearly; use hands, arms and fingers fully; coordinate the movements of eyes, hands, and fingers fully; sit for long periods; move about freely.​