DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is important technical work of a specialized nature requiring a high degree of accuracy. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring accuracy, consistency and organization in all accounting and fiscal functions for a department or agency. The work includes maintenance of accurate financial records, and managing accounts in accordance with yearly budgetary plans. Work also involves establishment and implementation of departmental accounting procedures, in compliance with any instructions that may be received from New York State Audit and Control and the County Finance Department. Work is performed under general supervision, with wide leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out details of the work. Supervision may be exercised over the work of subordinate staff. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of governmental fiscal accounting and reporting procedures; good knowledge of methods used in keeping financial accounts and records; working knowledge of fiscal terminology; ability to acquire a working knowledge of departmental or agency affairs related to fiscal management; ability to prepare complete and accurate financial reports and statements; ability to lead and direct the work of others; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; good judgment; initiative; resourcefulness; tact and courtesy; integrity.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
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