Full-Time Accounting Supervisor

Title of Position: Accounting Supervisor

Position: Full-time, with excellent benefits

Reports To: Director of Finance and HR

Salary Range: $55,000-$75,000 Annually

Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

The Accounting Supervisor reports directly to the Director of Finance and HR. The Accounting Supervisor is responsible for maintaining the Division’s accounting functions. This position has responsibility in the areas of payroll and financial accounting, including cash receipts, fixed asset management, inventory, accounts payable/receivable, journal entries, payroll and banking, and general GL reconciliations and other accounting and finance functions. Serves as project lead and provides significant ownership to ensure accurate completion of Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The specific duties and responsibilities are outlined below.

Essential Duties:


  • Prepares, review and inputs journal entries
  • Prepares monthly analysis and reconciliations of GL accounts
  • Prepares year-end account reconciliation of all Balance Sheet accounts
  • Assists in the preparation of year-end GAAP – Basis adjusting journal entries and GAAP – Basis to Budget Basis reconciliation
  • Assists outside auditors with their requests, including preparation of supporting work papers
  • Helps lead development of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
  • Manages reconciliation of all bank accounts. Troubleshoots and resolves banking and software issues
  • Assists in maintaining the Accounting Manual/Chart of Accounts
  • Assists in maintaining financial and cash management controls and procedures
  • Balances daily and monthly deposits; helps coordinate deposit issues throughout District
  • Performs miscellaneous financial analyses and reporting as requested by Director of Finance to include, but not limited to, GL activity, cost recovery analysis, profitability studies, cost analysis, floating reports, year-end analysis, capital expenditures reviews, and cash-flow analysis.


  • Work with Financial Analyst to ensure proper training and serve as backup
  • Analyzes and reconciles each payroll
  • Prepares and/or reviews monthly, quarterly and annual working papers/documentation related to payroll
  • Deposits payroll tax deposits
  • Prepares and/or reviews payroll journal entries.
  • Runs special reports through the payroll system as required by the Director of Finance
  • Resolves payroll-related questions for employees
  • Coordinates with HR to resolve payroll issues
  • Distributes annual W-2 forms and completes other required payroll compliance reporting

Fixed Asset Inventory:

  • Maintains and updates fixed asset schedules
  • Records fixed asset adjustments, depreciation, additions, disposals and transfers
  • Oversee the fixed asset inventory

Accounts Payable:

  • Oversees accounts payable function
  • In conjunction with Accounting Technician, performs analyses and resolves problems
  • Maintains W-9 information from new vendors
  • Processes 1099s at year-end
  • Performs AP check cancellation monthly
  • Answers employee accounts payable-related questions
  • Instructs and assists Finance staff on performance of routine and non-routine accounting functions; provides back-up as necessary


  • Position description does not include all responsibilities; the District reserves the right to modify duties to meet business needs


  • Demonstrates strong, responsive and respectful customer service
  • Displays tact and a team-oriented approach in communications and direction to staff
  • Strong teamwork, ability to work well with others
  • Demonstrates accountability and ownership of work responsibilities
  • Embraces flexibility and innovative approach to find efficiencies
  • Identifies solutions for customers while maintaining compliance with laws, policies, regulations and internal controls
  • Commitment to meet Finance/HR Team and District goals

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, preferably accounting
  • Must possess strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP basis accounting and budget-based accounting). Financial reporting experience and CAFR preparation experience
  • Minimum three years of experience at an accountant or higher level
  • A combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Strong organization, managerial, and communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical aptitude.
  • Outstanding aptitude for detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines

Preferred but not required:

  • Knowledge of public fund accounting.
  • Experience with automated accounting systems.
  • Experience with payroll systems and employee benefit reconciliations

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