City of Apopka
Salary Range: $1,171.29/wk - $1,843.65/wk
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Accounting Manager is responsible for performing highly specialized accounting work required to maintain the City’s general ledger. Working under the direction of the Finance Director, the Accounting Manager directs and coordinates the daily activities of the accounting staff to quickly and accurately record the revenues, expenditures, assets, and liabilities of the City. The incumbent should be a highly motivated self-starter with supervisory, review, and proofing experience. The incumbent is also responsible for preparing annual financial statements and coordinating the City’s annual audit.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in Accounting – CPA or CGFO required. Five to seven years prior experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area, at least three of which much be in governmental accounting. Must be proficient in the use of computers and software, and be able to thrive in a fast-paced setting. Experience with MCSJ or other large automated governmental accounting system a plus. Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Access and Word.
Valid State of Florida driver’s license required.
CONTACT: Human Resources Department
The City of Apopka reserves the right to fill positions prior to the closing date and also reserves the right to close the posting prior to the date indicated. Positions will be filled by competitive selection from among categories of qualified and available candidates. It is the policy of the City of Apopka to give first consideration to all employees and other internal applicants prior to considering external (outside) applicants.
Your social security number is requested for the purpose of payroll eligibility verification, processing employment benefits, applicant and employee background checks, and income reporting and will be used solely for those purposes.
The City of Apopka participates in E-Verify. Employers are required by federal law to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. We utilize the E-Verify system to process our new hires. We provide information to the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with Information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, DRUG TESTING REQUIRED, VETERAN’S PREFERENCE OFFERED ON INITIAL HIRE. QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES MAY APPLY AND MAY BE REASONABLY ACCOMMODATED.