Severn Trent Services Accountant II – District Accountant (Tech 4) in Williston, Florida
JOB FUNCTION / PURPOSE
The Accountant II is responsible for performing a variety of accounting tasks supporting government entities.
Performs some or all of various accounting functions, including:
Ensure revenues are collected and recorded; Verify that expenditures are made in accordance with policies, SOPs and are in accordance with appropriate regulations; Records and reconciles all bank transactions; Prepares cash forecasts and ensures appropriate levels of liquidity are maintained; Produces timely financial reports in accordance with Government Accounting Standards Board principles; Performs financial and budget analyses to understand sources of funding, revenue levels and key budgetary trends.
Participates in the preparation, evaluation, justification and maintenance of budgets and budgetary controls.
Prepares audit schedules and financial records for external auditors and works with them to review reporting processes and mechanisms. Reviews annual external audit reports to ensure accuracy and completeness.
Maintains all financial and accounting records in accordance with regulatory guidelines and Government Accounting Standards Board principles.
Ensures compliance with all statutory and bond regulations and requirements. Ensures timely filing of audits, state returns and dissemination of information.
Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Education/Experience : BS degree in Accounting or Finance and 3+ years of experience in governmental accounting.
Technical : Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office applications & internet. Knowledge of GAAP, fund accounting, and auditing practices, public agency budgeting practices and principles.
Communication : Communicates clearly & professionally. Contributes to a positive internal & external customer experience. Maintains composure in challenging situations. Collaborates with others. Asks for constructive feedback. Communicates detailed information.
Problem Solving & Quality : Pays attention to detail. Identifies & solves complex issues. Escalates issues accordingly; Checks work for quality. Shares suggestions to improve quality & productivity. Identifies, solves complex issues.
Managing For Results : Works independently with minimal supervision. Takes projects to completion. Follows all company policies & SOPs. Manages multiple tasks, projects & priorities. Demonstrates flexibility in workflow/scheduling.
Leadership & Initiative : Demonstrates a positive attitude. Acts in accordance with company vision, mission & values. Takes accountability for own performance. Willing to take on additional assignments. Seeks out opportunities for leadership & development. Trains others. Takes charge in absence of supervisor.
The work environment is characteristic of an office environment: sitting, standing, walking, bending and lifting are required to perform job responsibilities. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 20 lbs.
Job ID 2018-3027
Type Regular Full-Time
Posted Date 3/13/2018
Category Management Services