Job Details for 6361 - EO Accounting Chief
administrative direction; performs work of considerable difficulty in the
administration of financial and budgetary functions; performs related work as
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in
this class is responsible for developing, improving, and maintaining policies
and procedures for the operations of the Accounting Division; oversees the
processing of financial records to ensure compliance with accounting
principles. Work involves the administration of the financial and budgetary
functions of the Circuit Clerk's Office according to guidelines established by
AOIC and supplemented by the policies established by the County Board.
Direction is received from the Clerk of the Circuit Court and the Chief Deputy
of the Circuit Clerk.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only, and is not a
comprehensive listing of all the duties and responsibilities performed by
positions in this class.
• Evaluates all phases of accounting and
financial systems; analyzes systems and recommends improvements
Initiates improvements to cost reporting system
• Writes and modifies
cost system operational manual
• Refines input procedures and reporting
• Monitors revenue trends and fluctuations
• Prepares analyses of department budgetary and
cost accounting activities
• Participates in the review of the Circuit
Clerk's annual audit report and its management findings
special reports and analyses as needed in the area of budgetary trends and
• Recommends hires and promotions, directs and evaluates employment decisions for all assigned positions
regular attendance and punctuality.
NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
• Adjusts work assignments and schedules in the event
of an emergency to participate in emergency preparedness, response, and
recovery activities as assigned.
• Depending on assignment may maintain
required emergency management training, licensure and/or certifications.
• Performs related duties as required or assigned within job classification.
To perform this job successfully, an
individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform essential functions.
• Public finance
• Fund accounting and external auditing practices
• Current office practices, procedures and equipment
• County policies
• Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules,
regulations, codes, and/or statutes
• Management and leadership
• Preparing and submitting clear,
concise and accurate reports either verbally or in writing;
accounting knowledge to establish efficient and effective accounting systems;
• Analyzing and interpreting fiscal and statistical data
and organizing the work of units engaged in a variety of financial and related
• Using computer hardware and software including word
processing, spreadsheets, databases, email, etc
• Applying an acquired
knowledge of procedures, rules, regulations and services applicable to the
• Planning, scheduling and supervising the work of
• Manage projects and multiple priorities
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships
with department and division staff, other departments and others, such as
• Communicate and use interpersonal skills to interact with
coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. to sufficiently exchange or
convey information and to receive work direction
• Ensure compliance with
applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations and statutory
• Convey excellent oral and written communication
Work effectively under stress
• Maintain confidentiality
and evaluate employees
• Prioritize and assign work
problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed
actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals
organize, manage and evaluate the work of the division to ensure efficient,
timely and cost-effective services
• Plan, analyze, and evaluate programs
and services, operational needs, and fiscal constraints
leadership to effectively resolve issues
Exercises supervision of personnel in related area of
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Completion of a
Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting and five to seven years experience
in financial management including three years supervisory experience; or an
equivalent combination of training and experience. or, an equivalent
combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the
essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a
negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull
or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves
sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are
required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
The work environment characteristics described here
are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Position is typically office or administrative work and is not
substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS