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Finance Specialist Job Opening
Monday, 06 March 2017 17:58

Position: Finance Specialist
Employer: Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency
710 N. Federal Hwy., Boynton Beach, FL 33435
Closing Date: March 27, 2017
Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Salary: $55,000 DOQ

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: FINANCE SPECIALIST
CLASSIFICATION: EXEMPT
REPORTS TO: EXECUTIVE AND FINANCE DIRECTORS

WRITTEN: 3/1/2017
UPDATED: N/A

The CRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Provides advanced level financial, collaborative and support services including assistance to the Finance Director, Executive Director and high level executives. Responsible for the managing of daily activities of the Finance Department and to perform various financial administration duties including, but not limited to, accounts payable, bank reconciliation, payroll and benefits administration, accounting records, financial reports, and operating budget. The incumbent works under the direction of the Finance Director and work is reviewed through meetings, reports, observation, and task/report/project completion.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Performs various accounting administration duties including accounts payable, payroll and benefits processing and administration, chart of accounts, preparing journal entries, reconciling and balancing bank statements and subsidiary ledgers, resolving accounting and financial issues, and Marina-related accounting and operational functions.

• Assists in managing the daily operations of the Finance Department to ensure that financial transactions and reports are prepared and/or processed in accordance with established policies and practices.

• Reviews policies and procedures and makes recommendations for appropriate changes. Evaluates current procedures and work processes. Recommends and initiates revisions to procedures and processes to improve financial and operational efficiencies.

• Responsible for the timely preparation, analysis and distribution of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reports.

• Assists with annual financial audit preparation and year-end closing. Serves as liaison to outside auditors in providing information, explanations and assistance in the completion of the CRA’s annual audit.

• Assists in preparation, as needed, for economic development grant reimbursements and compliance.

• Ensures compliance with contract administration and procurement policies.

• Obtains purchase requisitions, bid requests, change orders, purchase orders, bid specifications for various operational services in accordance with procurement policy. Reviews with appropriate staff and management and makes recommendations for vendor selection.

• Assists the Finance Director in preparing financial reports, procurement and other financial duties/special projects as assigned by the Finance Director and Executive Director.

• Reviews and prepares agenda items and serves as a backup for agenda item preparation and issues in absence of Finance Director.

• Reviews budget requests and financial activity of budget accounts for compliance with approved operating budget, tracks account balances, develops year-end budget estimates and prepares budget reports as needed.

• Provides assistance to staff in preparing budgets, calculates salaries and fringe benefits and other costs in budget, assists in compiling and preparing the proposed and final budget documents.

• Maintains knowledge of governmental accounting standards and the policies and practices in public finance by attending conferences and seminars.

• Performs other duties and assists in special projects as assigned by Finance Director.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Basic knowledge and understanding of bookkeeping principles and practices.
• Knowledge of governmental accounting standards, financial reporting and budgeting.
• Knowledge of modern computer technology and use of personal computer and common office software.
• Knowledge of effective supervisory techniques.
• Skill in performing detailed analysis of financial reports.
• Ability to interact professionally with staff personnel, officials, consultants, and the general public.
• Ability to prepare complex financial/accounting reports.
• Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
• Ability to manage and prioritize routine, specialized and complex assessments and problems utilizing knowledge acquired through prior education, training and experience.
• Ability to plan, assign, supervise and review the work of assigned staff.
• Ability to expedite the assessment and resolution of issues.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s degree in financial accounting, business, public administration, or closely related field, supplemented by three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes governmental accounting and budget administration work; or other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum qualifications may be substituted.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license.

Please send resume to: Vicki Hill, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., fax: 561-737-3258

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