The fundamental reason this classification exists is to supervise and oversee all financial funds and transactions for the City of Montgomery. Major work responsibilities include supervising the accounting and accounts payable functions for the city, responding to inquiries for solution of accounting problems or for information or interpretation, preparing financial and/or accounting reports, managing accounting records and data, supervising two or more professional accounting and clerical positions, and performing other administrative tasks related to general accounting. The incumbent makes recommendations regarding changes to accounting procedures or system. The incumbent is typically given, by the Finance Director, a broad concept to implement and is expected to design and implement the idea or project.
Bachelor's degree with concentration in accounting and five years professional level general accounting experience or auditing experience which includes two years of governmental accounting experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.