Senior Accounting Manager

Denton County Transportation Authority
April 26, 2023
Lewisville, TX, Texas
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The position is responsible for managing all accounting activities for the organization. Maintain written policies and procedures for all general accounting processes ensuring compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and government accounting requirements, as well as ensure the integrity of internal controls. Provide support for periodic audits.

Essential functions include:

  • Direct staff responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts, bank reconciliations, balance sheet reconciliations, journal entries, and all related tasks to ensure timely, efficient, and accurate processing and reporting of transactions.
  • Oversee the work of accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial reporting, asset accounting, cash management, reconciliations, inventory controls, and all other duties of accounting personnel.
  • Review and reconcile accounts receivable supporting documentation and calculations from departments and provide to staff for entry in the general ledger.
  • Maintain fixed assets and depreciation in the general ledger system.
  • Prepare assigned bank account and balance sheet reconciliations as well as periodic investment report reconciliations and perform related analysis and allocation calculations.
  • Assemble cash management reconciliations to post banking transactions.
  • Update annual escheatment to the State Comptroller for processing and oversee annual 1099 reporting.
  • Responsible for month-end close process, including preparing monthly financial statements for Board of Directors meetings.
  • Produce and distribute monthly department financial statements to department heads and assist in analysis.
  • Prepare or manage various financial reports for other DCTA staff using financial software and COGNOS report writing software.
  • Assist in external and internal audit procedures as well as assigned portions of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report.
  • Develop and implement accounting policies, coordination of systems and procedures, and the preparation of operating data and special reports as required including interim and year-end financial reports.
  • Review and analyze agency accounting procedures for conformance with laws, regulations and accepted accounting practices; recommend improvements to ensure compliance with laws and regulations. 1
  • Manage and maintain the integrity of the financial system, as well as recommend and monitor modifications of financial systems and procedures.
  • Establish, coordinate, and administer internal controls over all DCTA assets.
  • Introduce and implement automated accounting procedures where possible to maximize efficiency.
  • Assist the Chief Financial Officer with special financial projects and/or comprehensive financial analysis as requested.
  • Responsible for recruiting, supervising, and maintaining a well-trained and skilled staff.

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