Primarily responsible for managing the preparation, analysis and distribution of internal and external financial statement reporting. Coordinates or performs bank and investment account and general ledger account reconciliations and other analysis work as assigned.
This class specification represents only the core areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department.
Prepares technical memorandums that communicate and explain accounting issues and evolving accounting guidance to the management team in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner, outlining how the concepts apply to the Airport and delineating the requirements for implementation.
Provides subject area knowledge to the organization for technical areas related to Global Excel software, interim financial reporting, and annual audited financial statements.
Prepares and distributes monthly interim financial reporting, to include reconciliations to the general ledger, analysis of variances to annual budget, and compilation and distribution of financial statements to executive finance management and Board Administration.
Prepares sufficient, accurate and consistent financial reporting throughout the organization.
Manages the preparation, review and analysis of complex streams of data to create monthly and annual financial statements including revenue and expense classification, account reconciliations, journal entries, and ensuring accuracy of presentation using generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), use agreement, budget and bond resolutions.
Provides data reflecting KCAB’s financial standing on bases which include current, historical and budget-to-actual information sufficient to facilitate effective management decision making.
Prepares the annual audited financial statements, including preparation of the financial statements and footnote disclosures for review by financial management and the independent external auditors.
Participates in preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) in accordance with applicable standards. Coordinates the preparation of sections of the CAFR with cross-departmental personnel as assigned.
Participates in the monthly general ledger closing process by analyzing account balances and activity and preparing work papers to facilitate the journal entry/account balance reconciliation review process.
Manages multiple priorities and meets established deadlines required by internal and external financial reporting, while maintaining sufficient attention to detail to minimize the risk of misstatement.
Compiles monthly close journal entry package for review by the financial departments’ upper management.
Periodically travels to other locations, including travel by automobile and by aircraft, to meet with colleagues and attend industry conferences and training.
Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and a combination of five years of public accounting and/or other applicable experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Maintains Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) clearance.
Obtain/maintain position appropriate NIMS & emergency training.
Certified Public Accountant license (CPA) and/or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and/or Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) designation preferred.
Generally accepted accounting principles and practices for state and local governments;
Internal control practices and structures.
Demonstrated skill in researching, interpreting and implementing written technical guidance from accounting and other standard setting entities.
Compiling/preparing financial statements
Demonstrated skill in preparation of a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) preferred;
Clearly and effectively communicating, negotiating and advocating, both orally and in writing;
Use of a variety of computer-based technologies including word processing and spreadsheets;
Establishing and maintaining effective, fair, cooperative, collaborative and respectful relationships with internal and external colleagues, peers, work teams and workgroups;
Demonstrated skill in general ledger reconciliation;
Demonstrated skill in use of independent judgment.
ADA AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Positions in this class typically require: kneeling, reaching, fingering, standing, walking, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
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.
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