Directs and coordinates the daily activities of the Finance Division by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. Manages the daily operations of the General Ledger and the Finance Division including the Treasurer’s office, payroll and accounts payable. Manages, directs and evaluates assigned staff and provides discipline as necessary. Provides technical expertise and training with complex accounting issues as needed.
Develops and implements policies and procedures related to City financial internal controls and record keeping. Ensures the safekeeping of City’s financial and other assets. Ensures wire transfers are accurately processed on a timely basis. Oversees the daily recording and deposits of cash receipts, including bank reconciliations. Oversees the City’s disbursement to ensure properly approved and recorded. Monitors, reviews and reconciles the general ledger accounts for accuracy. Assists the CFO with the preparation and review of financing mechanisms, including bond issuances and tax incremental financing districts. Prepares the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial report. Oversees and coordinates the City’s annual audit process with the outside auditors. Responds to inquiries pertaining to the City’s financial records. Communicates with other departments to report and resolve financial problems. Consults with department managers to develop system solutions consistent with organizational objectives. Performs other duties as assigned.
Requires: Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field; plus a minimum of 10 years of related experience of which at least four must be at a managerial level; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Government Financial Official (CGFO) required. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Excel and Word or similar software. Knowledge of One Solution financial software helpful. Valid state issued driver’s license.
About City of Charleston
The City of Charleston is a progressive and energetic city and our goal is to grant our residents with the best service a city can provide and our visitors with the best vacation or business trip that a city can provide.
Charleston is a special and unique city. The combination of our unequaled beauty, warm hospitality, and exceptional public spaces provide a wonderful backdrop for residents and visitors. Through careful conservation, creative and innovative financing, and meticulous planning, Charleston is a city that celebrates a rich history. Charleston was the first city in the country to enact a preservation ordinance. We have an active and ongoing interest in the protection and restoration of our buildings, which tell the story of our past.
Keeping an eye to the future, we have set goals that make the livability and quality of life in Charleston the best in the nation. We work diligently to keep our city the best place in the country to work, to live and to play.
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