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Finance Manager

Company: City of Huntington Park
Location: Huntington Park
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

CITY OF HUNTINGTON PARK EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FINANCE MANAGER $7,999 - $8,419 - $8,862 - $9,328 - $9,819/month (OPEN/EXEMPT/AT-WILL) Filing Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED TO APPLY Applications and job postings are available at City Hall, or may be downloaded at City website . A fully completed City application can be submittedin person or by mail to the Human Resources Department in City Hall. Applications must be received by the time indicated as the filing deadline. Applications will not be accepted by email or fax. THE SELECTION PROCESS Candidates application will be evaluated based on education, present and past position duties and responsibilities and any additional factors presented that are relative to the position. The selection process will consist of an oral interview (100%) and a written exercise. Selected candidates will undergo a background investigation including a medical and drug/alcohol screening. Education/Training: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or other closely related field. CPA Certificate and/or a Masters degree is desirable . Experience: Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in financial environment including two (2) years in a supervisory capacity and two (2) years of experience in Governmental finance and/or Governmental Accounting. License or Certificate: A valid CA Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record. THE POSITION Under general direction of and in collaboration with the Director of Finance & Administrative Services this management position, coordinates and supervises the day to day activities of the accounting division of the Finance Department; coordinates assigned program activities with other programs and outside agencies and organizations; provides professional, administrative and technical financial support to the Finance Department; may assume full responsibility for department activities in the absence of the Director; and does other work as required. EXAMPLE OF DUTIES The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Assist the Director of Finance & Administrative Services in the day-to-day operation of the Finance Department, including oversight of the following key functional areas: payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, employee benefits, budget and grant accounting; Prepares reports for the federal, state and county government including the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), and its component parts; Oversee and supervise the Revenue Division (i.e. revenue counter/cashier), including all functions related to business license, utility billing, and parking citations; Assists in the development and administration for the City's budget; Analyses and recommends revisions to accounting procedures; Supervises, trains and evaluates personnel, ensures that duties are performed in a safe and efficient manner; Periodically review City's revenue and expense accounts to ensure the accurate and efficient recording of all financial transactions; Performs quantitative and cost-benefit analysis for various projects; Reviews and provides recommended changes for various City and Finance Department procedures; Assists in the preparation of financial management reports and presentations; Assists in the administration of service contracts; Serves as a resource for assigned program activities; Prepares financial and operation reports; and serves as liaison to the City auditors; Prepares financial and operational reports; Reviews monthly back reconciliations to ensure accuracy and timelines; Assists in the administration of services contracts; May assume full responsibility for department in the absence of the Director of Finance; Provides information and resources to City officials and other organizations; Performs various special projects as assigned by the Director. BENEFITS RETIREMENT - All authorized employees become members of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CALPERS), which includes survivor continuance and conversion of unused sick leave. MISCELLANEOUS EMPLOYEES 2% @ 55 - single highest yr; hired prior to 12/31/12 2% @ 60 - single highest yr; hired after 12/31/12 2% @ 62 - three-year consecutive highest average pensionable comp.; New to CalPERS, hired on or after 1/1/13Classic employees pay the employee contribution of CalPERS (7%); New PEPRA members pay 7.25% employee contribution of CalPERS SOCIAL SECURITY - The City of Huntington Park does not participate in the Social Security program. All new employees are required to participate in Medicare. The City pays 1.45% and the employee contributes 1.45% into Medicare. LONGEVITY PLAN - Longevity Plan pay for employees who have served a minimum of 20 yrs of City service. VACATION - 112-200 vacation hours per year HOLIDAYS - 100 paid holiday hours per year SICK LEAVE - 96 annual paid sick hours, half-unused sick buy back on an annual basis. MEDICAL/DENTAL PLAN - Group medical programs under CalPERS Health Plan. City contributes up to Kaiser-LA Region rates for employees and dependents. City contributes towards a dental program for employee and dependents. MEDICAL OPT-OUT - Eligible employees receive a taxable cash benefit of up to one-half (1/2) of the medical premium they would otherwise have been eligible for with proof of coverage for benefit waived. VISION PLAN - City paid Vision Care insurance. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT - Section 125 Plan - The City provides its employees with the option of participating in a Section 125 IRS Plan for Dependent Care and Medical Costs. DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN - Deferred Compensation Plan available at employee's cost. LIFE INSURANCE - $100,000 paid life insurance; ability to purchase additional life insurance. WELLNESS PLAN - City paid Wellness Program. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT - Education tuition reimbursement program is provided up to $1,500 per year. CREDIT UNION - Credit Union membership available with Los Angeles County F&A Credit Union. TO APPLY Applications and job postings are available at C ity Hall, or may be downloaded at the City website . A fully completed City application can be submittedin person or by mail to the Human Resources Department in City Hall. Applications must be received by the time indicated as the filing deadline. Applications will not be accepted by email or fax. CITY OF HUNTINGTON PARK Hours 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. M-TH., Human Resources Department6550 Miles Avenue, Huntington Park, CA 90255Office: An Equal Opportunity Employer Job Type: Full-timePay: $7,999.00 - $9,819.00 per monthBenefits: Dental insurance Flexible spending account Health insurance Life insurance Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insurancePhysical setting: OfficeSchedule: 10 hour shift 4x10 Monday to Friday No weekendsCOVID-19 considerations:Employees and customers are encouraged to wear a mask, common surfaces are sanitized regularly, public health vaccination requirements and information postings.Ability to commute/relocate: Huntington Park, CA 90255: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education: Bachelor's (Required)Experience: Governmental Accounting: 5 years (Required)Language: English (Required)License/Certification: Non-CDL Class C (Required) CPA (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: City of Huntington Park, Huntington Park , Finance Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Huntington Park, California

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