POSITION: SENIOR ACCOUNTANT/MANAGER
RESPONSIBLE TO: Health Finance Officer
SALARY: Step Range: 31 ($66,895) – 50 ($117,301); Full Benefits
CLASSIFICATION: Professional, Regular, Full-Time
LOCATION: Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services 3949 South 6th Street Klamath Falls, OR 97603
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The Senior Accountant/Manager is responsible for the supervision, organization, and direction of the daily financial accounting and reporting, activities related to grants, contracts and agreements. The primary purpose of the Senior Accountant/Manager will be to support the Finance Department in the specialized area of general ledger, audit, bank accounts, intra-fund transfers and property records. This position is responsible for various day to day accounting activities including, and not limited to budget monitoring, payroll allocations and financial statement compilation as well as supervision of Finance Team members. The person in this position must have a broad level of understanding of financial management, processes, practices, and fund accounting.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Ensure compliance with required policies, procedures, rules, regulations, and internal controls within the Finance Department.
- Reconcile all general and grant ledger accounts relative to all expenditures, revenue, and obligations for all assigned programs, by analyzing and investigating various types of errors and interpreting the account expenditures and balances of funds available. Use the data received from all financial systems to produce accurate and complete information for grant and internal reporting. Create a variance analysis for Health Finance Officer review. Assist program managers in analyzing financial reports.
- Review financial reports and accounts and write adjusting entries when necessary. Post general journal entries into the accounting system on a monthly basis.
- Supervise the Finance Department Support Staff and daily transactions, including accounts payable, payroll, general ledger and bank reconciliations.
- Provide guidance to other staff members in detecting reoccurring problem areas within the overall accounting system. Assist in areas where staffing shortages may exist, by performing comparable duties of a similar or related nature, as needed.
- Develop and implement financial policies and procedures necessary for all KTH&FS program operations; to provide for proper control and to safeguard assets.
- Review and sign off on accounting transactions as the Finance Department approval signature.
- Ensure accuracy on all tax forms and annual tax returns prepared by the Finance Department.
- Assist the Health Finance Officer in preparing and reviewing annual budgets with involvement of program managers. Enter annual and revised budgets per department and fund into accounting system.
- Monitor budget balances and resolve any problems with the budget division by preparing budgetary documents for allocations, transfers, increases, decreases, and corrections for the grant and budget line items belonging to the programs assigned.
- Review posting of cash receipt and payroll journal entries into the accounting system on a monthly basis.
- Ensure acquisitions are recorded correctly and reconciled to the general ledger on a monthly basis.
- Prepare schedules; such as expenditures, cash and liabilities in preparation of the annual audit, and record revenue from all funding sources. Assist the Health Finance Officer with investigating, documentation and resolutions to audit findings.
- Analyze information on an as-needed basis for all assigned programs. This includes accessing all systems for the financial, budget, and payment information as needed by supervisors, peers, program staff, auditors, and county staff producing accurate auditable data by creating and sharing procedures and desk manuals.
Perform independent checks on work performance within the Finance Department by reviewing daily work processed by all accounting positions on a random basis to ensure internal verification. Report findings to Health Finance Officer.
Analyze information on an as-needed basis for all assigned programs. This includes accessing all systems for the financial, budget, and payment information as needed by supervisors, peers, program staff, auditors, and county staff producing accurate auditable data by creating and sharing procedures and desk manuals.