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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
3/18/2018
Job Category:
Accounting
Accounting Manager
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Job Description

Employment Opportunities Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA), located in Toledo, OH is seeking experienced applicants for the following position:

Accounting Manager

Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to oversee general accounting, financial management, financial reporting, budgetary control and treasury functions of the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority, and to ensure compliance with the Authority’s fiscal policies. The incumbent is responsible for managing day-to-day operations of the Finance Department and accounting operations of the Authority, including the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the Authority’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

All activities must support the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (“LMHA” or “Authority”) mission, strategic goals, and objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The position duties and responsibilities listed below describe the general nature and scope of work. Other responsibilities, duties, and skills may be required and assigned, as needed.

  • Manages the work of staff including: assigning, planning, and reviewing work, evaluating work performance and completing performance evaluations, coordinating activities, maintaining standards, training, acting on employee problems, and recommending and implementing discipline.
  • Manages the day-to-day accounting processes, including the timely and accurate processing of accounts payables, accounts receivables, and payroll.
  • Maintains a system of accounts, records, and reports, including cash flow requirements and analyses that reflect the financial status of properties that the Authority owns, operates, and manages; recommends changes to LMHA financial policies and procedures as needed.
  • Establishes and maintains internal controls to appropriately safeguard the Authority's funds.
  • Oversees and monitors the preparation of a wide variety of financial statements and reports, including general ledgers, year-end financial statements, and analysis of operations; conducts studies and projections and prepares reports for various financial data.
  • Manages the implementation of the department’s goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; assigns staff as required to optimize the efficiency and effectiveness of overall department performance.
  • Leads and coordinates compliance and financial reviews and audits; serves as primary contact with auditors by providing required information, coordinating documentation needed from other staff, reviewing draft and final audited financial statements and reports, and transmitting reports to all authoritative agencies.
  • Conducts a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommends modifications to accounting programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate; provides comprehensive report for the overall management consideration.
  • Ensures adherence to HUD policies, procedures, regulations and guidelines; ensures compliance with various applicable finance federal and state rules regulations.
  • Coordinates and prepares required financial and program information for other departments.
  • Supervises the preparation and submission of the annual operating budget and other necessary reports, records, and information to the Director of Finance.
  • Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA/PERRP safety standards that pertain to essential functions and maintains licenses and certifications as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience


Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in governmental financial management, with a minimum of two (2) years in a supervisory capacity. CPA preferred. HUD experience preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Must possess a valid Ohio or Michigan driver’s license and be insurable under the Authority’s plan.


Technical Skills

To perform this job successfully, the employee should have strong computer skills (e.g. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Must have the ability to learn other computer software programs as required by assigned tasks.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To perform this job successfully, the employee is frequently required to remain in a stationary position. Daily movements include sitting; standing; operating computers and other office equipment; moving about the office; and attending onsite and offsite meetings. The employee must be able to communicate via email and verbally via telephone. The employee must occasionally transport up to 25 pounds.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in governmental financial management, with a minimum of two (2) years in a supervisory capacity. CPA preferred. HUD experience preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Must possess a valid Ohio or Michigan driver’s license and be insurable under the Authority’s plan.

Deadline: 03/30/18. An Equal Opportunity Employer.


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