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Full-Time Accountant

City of Margate

Nature of Work

This is a professional financial position that requires a thorough knowledge of GAAP accounting principles, computerized accounting systems, and specifically, the application of the general ledger as they apply to fun accounting in a governmental environment. The Accountant performs a variety of accounting and administrative duties in the maintenance of accurate fiscal records and reports requiring initiative and independent judgment. Reports to Project Director

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities

  1. Administer the accounts payable and accounts receivable process for the Center.
  2. Ensure accuracy in the coding of invoices, check payments and revenue receipts.
  3. Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries to resolve billing discrepancies.
  4. Monitor and track outstanding account receivables and reimbursements and pursue collection of delinquent receivables.
  5. Process deposits, transfers, and various other transactions.
  6. Review financial transactions and accounting of grant disbursements to ensure compliance with federal and state accounting and procurement standards.
  7. Coordinate payroll with Project Director, City's Finance Department and Human Resources; analyze payroll records to verify accuracy in salaries, time accrued, if directed.
  8. Develop and maintain time reporting system to allocate payroll expenses to various funding sources and programs.
  9. Maintain and reconcile various accounts and prepare journal entries and account adjustments to correct deficiencies.
  10. Prepare standard and custom reports and conduct various detailed financial analysis on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis for management, the Board and outside funding agencies.
  11. Review month-end financial reports for accuracy and appropriateness.
  12. Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and financial procedures.
  13. Assist with preparation of budgets and financial statements for monitoring of Senior Center.
  14. Assist with annual year-end audit process and provide outside auditors with documentation as requested.
  15. Prepare analytical reports of various projects and program tracking to ensure proper allocation of project disbursements of various grants.
  16. Prepare and submit grant funding reimbursement request to outside funders providing proper documentation to ensure proper payment.
  17. Knowledge of fund accounting principles pertinent to governmental accounting is preferred. Previous grant experience is desired.
  18. Other job-related tasks as assigned by the Project Director.

Education, Training, Skills

Bachelor's degree with major course work in accounting, finance or closely related field; supplemented by minimum three (3) to five (5) years of experience in management of financial systems, financial reporting and data analysis.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Must have financial knowledge of basic accounting principles and procedures.
  2. Knowledge of report and record-keeping principles and techniques.
  3. Skilled in communications for effective expression and clarity, both orally and in writing.
  4. Attention to detail in processing numbers and figures with a high degree of accuracy.
  5. Considerable knowledge of financial software. Operate computer terminal, PC and othe equipment and machinery common to a modern business office.
  6. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, support staff and other departments.

Application Process

Applicants need to come to the NW Focal Point Senior Center to pick up an application, complete and submit it.

NW Focal Point Senior Center

6009 NW 10th Street

Margate FL 33063