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Finance Officer

Company: Texas State Job Bank
Location: Carrizo Springs
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Business hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.iIMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:i i ControllerDIVISION:i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i Controller DivisionGENERAL DESCRIPTIONThis position has oversight responsibility of the computerized accounting system; performs general accounting procedures; serves as financial monitor for Aging subcontractors; responsible for all programs financial requirements by supervising accounting activities of fund expenditures and analyzing and reporting the fiscal status of funds to assure compliance and management awareness.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESSupervise fiscal accountants to ensure proper accounting of expenditures and revenues to report to funding agencies; Perform the duties of fiscal accountants in their absence; Analyze trends, identify inconsistencies and noncompliance to recognize areas of weakness in the disbursement of all funds; Initiate discussion of possible solutions with appropriate Program staff; Correspond with federal, state and local agencies regarding all financial activities; Assist state and federal monitoring teams regarding all financial activities; Review and certify all contracts for financial compliance; Approve payments to vendor and other disbursement of funds (in the absence of Controller); Assist Program staff in compiling and analyzing budgets and in preparing budget amendments; Set up the codes in the computerized accounting system to ensure costs are tracked properly for reporting and auditing purposes; Initiate and assist in the development of all financial forms; Ensures that performance evaluations of employees within the line of supervision are completed as required by MRGDC policy; Perform duties of Controller in his/her absence; Resource for training Program staff in financial or other related topics; Perform other related accounting functions which may include reconciliation of bank statements and analysis and research to assure proper management awareness of status of funds and ensure no audit exceptions exist; Perform other duties, as assigned by the Controller.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREDB.B.A. in accounting and/or administration plus four (4) years federal/state accounting experience.i Five (5) years of federal/state grant accounting may be substituted for education.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESKnowledge of accounting principles and budgetary process; ability to analyze budgets and factors affecting the budget; ability to perform budgetary examination including analysis of expenditure trends; ability to communicate effectively.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSIn-region and out-of-region travel with overnight lodging may be required.EO Employer!i

Keywords: Texas State Job Bank, Laredo , Finance Officer, Accounting, Auditing , Carrizo Springs, Texas

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