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Hiring Company :CITY OF CHICAGO
Resume Recipient :Hiring Company
Job Category :Finance
Industry:Government and Public Services
Location:United States
Job I.D:16988
Nearest Metropolitan Area(s) : Chicago
Primary Location City,
: Chicago,IL
Under direction, manages and directs the financial activities of the General Accounting division for the Comptroller’s Office, as well as performs related duties as required

• Coordinates and monitors the accounting, disbursement, auditing, and administration of the City of Chicago’s financial operations
• Plans, oversees, and evaluates the work of unit managers responsible for supervising staff engaged in the verification, analysis, and management of accounts
• Establishes and implements systems and procedures used to manage accounting records and audit financial transactions of City programs and delegate agencies
• Provides technical assistance and oversight to staff responsible for management of the City’s debt portfolio and cash position
• Provides technical assistance to managers in developing and modifying accounting procedures to improve the effectiveness of the City’s management practices
• Evaluates and makes preliminary recommendations concerning the financial impact on proposed legislation relative to the City’s financial policies
• Participates in the design and implementation of new computerized accounting systems to improve the effectiveness of financial reporting
• Informs the City Comptroller and departmental managers of the status of special fiscal projects Serves as liaison with governmental agencies, financial institutions, operating departments and vendors concerning financial matters
• Participates in the planning and preparation of the division’s annual audits and financial reports; coordinates and monitors its preparation and ascertains that filing deadlines were met
• Provides technical assistance and oversight to unit managers during annual audits and special projects
• Manages the preparation and reviews draft audit reports; provides final reports to Senior Finance for review
• Provides guidance to managers and prepares annual performance evaluations
• Ascertains financial records and accounts are maintained in accordance with Bond Ordinances, Use Agreements, and Federal guidelines
• Participates in the planning and preparation of the division’s budget
• Reviews and authorizes comprehensive financial reports
• Develops work standards and conducts or coordinates training for subordinate staff
• Assists the Deputy Comptroller in the management of the division
• Assists with the implementation of new accounting standards

DAYS & HOURS: Monday through Friday, Normal Business Hours (with some evening and weekend hours)
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or a directly related field with 15 semester hours in Accounting, plus five years of professional accounting or financial management experience of which three years are in a supervisory role related to the responsibilities of the position; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, provided the minimum degree requirement is met
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