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Senior Accountant

The Villages, FL

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting Job Number: 19673

Job Description

*Our government partner is seeking a knowledgeable Senior Accountant. *

In Office

$60k-$70k

Amazing Benefits Package including:
100% employer paid Medical Insurance!
Tuition Reimbursement!
Funded Retirement Plans!

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or closely related field with five (5) or more years of supervisory accounting experience in a Finance office, preferably in a governmental setting.
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License required.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Manages up to six staff, overseeing hiring/firing, annual evaluations, and performance documentation.
  • Supervises monthly financial statement preparation.
  • Monitors cash receipt function, reconciles deposits, and enforces dual controls on cash handling.
  • Coordinates payments with U.S. Bank representatives, prepares journal entries.
  • Reviews and approves accounting transactions, monthly reconciliations, and cash reconciliations.
  • Manages capitalization and depreciation of fixed assets, enforces internal control policies, and oversees payroll transactions.
  • Processes weekly and monthly wire transfers for cash, investment, and trust accounts.
  • Reviews Accounts Payable cash requirements for weekly cash reports, ensuring accuracy and fund availability.
  • Provides support for auditors, prepares research for special projects, and recommends accounting procedures.

Technical Accounting
  • Prepares the tax assessment rolls sent to the appropriate counties. Reviews reports and cross checks amounts in detail for the 12+ numbered Districts. Over 20+ bond assessment and 10+ maintenance assessment rolls are maintained totaling over $100 million annually.
  • Monitors and validates that Bond interest and principal debt service payments are met semi-annually.   
  • Monitors tax collections for governmental funds to ensure 100% receipt of assessments.
  • Responsible for the Capitalization and Depreciation of Fixed Assets through the Bond requisition process or the Purchase Order process. Reviews and approves fixed asset transactions created by staff. 
  • Oversees the processing of bi-weekly payroll transactions to the General Ledger. Ensure that the proper account codes have been set up to allow for correct posting. 
 
Banking/Treasury
  • Processes large number of weekly and monthly wire transfer transactions, both incoming and outgoing, for all cash, investment and trust accounts.
  • Reviews weekly Accounts Payable cash requirements and provides information in a useful format for the weekly cash report to ensure accuracy and that sufficient funds are available for vendor obligations.  
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