Financial Reporting Analyst Iii

Chesterfield County
Full Time $62,572 - $106,374 Per year VA Accounting Administration, 9901 Lori Rd # 405, Chesterfield, VA 23832, United States Apply before 6/30/2024 11:59
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Overview

Minimum Qualifications

Committed to excellence in local government accounting and financial reporting services and upholding the highest standards of ethics and integrity.

Why Chesterfield County:
Chesterfield County offers flexible working schedules, career development growth and promotes work life balance. That is why in 2021, Forbes magazine recognized the County as one of America’s Best-In-State employers. Chesterfield County is a recognized leader in local government and produces high quality, award winning financial reports receiving the Governmental Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report for 42 consecutive years and was one of 317 governments to be the first to receive the GFOA Triple Crown designation for the inaugural fiscal 2020 reporting year. The County has received this significant designation for three consecutive years.
If you have experience compiling complex financial reports and managing competing priorities, we are looking forward to your application.

What You Do and How You Do It:
A Financial Reporting Analyst III is a results-oriented member of the General Accounting team that has a wide range of responsibilities. This includes:
 

  • Completing the annual financial statement for assigned funds
  • Completing or reviewing special purpose financial reporting for assigned funds
  • Preparing audit tasks and related workpapers
  • Preparing or compiling journal entries for varying levels of complexity
  • Collaborating with staff of varying levels of experience to propose general ledger or job ledger structure for new programs with a strong emphasis on internal controls.
  • Interpreting and complying with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and regulatory standards
  • Participating in the implementation of new accounting standards and serving as the general ledger and financial reporting subject matter expert for assigned funds
  • Compiling data related to assigned funds for other required reporting such as Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards, the Commonwealth of VA Auditor of Public Accounts required Local Government Comparative Cost Report, and Cost Allocation Plan
  • Applying strong analytical skills and sound professional judgment
  • Managing competing priorities and complex deadline driven projects 
  • Performs various other duties as assigned
Here’s What You Need:
Bachelor's degree in accounting with four years of experience in a complex accounting environment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  You must demonstrate considerable working knowledge of GAAP; experience in completing the year-end closing of financial accounts and records, including the related financial report compilations, and workpapers for the external auditor. You must have excellent analytical and decision-making skills; and effective communication skills for collaborating at all levels in a complex organization. Effective time management and the ability to prioritize competing priorities is an essential skill. Government accounting experience and CPA, CPFO, CGFM or other relevant certification preferred.  Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.
 
This position is a part of an approved Career Development Plan (CDP) and offers career progression opportunities and salary incentives, as funding permits, based on performance, qualifications, and experience.
 
Still Interested?
Click the “apply” link above to complete and apply by 06/30/2024. 

Shift

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with some flexibility; Monday - Friday; additional hours as needed

Work Location

Accounting

Chesterfield County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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