Boardman Park and Recreation District: Finance Officer
Salary Range: $42,000 - $55,000
Statement of Duties:
include the preparation and maintenance of the annual budget; budget
analysis and forecasting; monthly financial reports; financial records for
annual audit; posting of journal entries, maintenance and reconciliation of
general ledger and recreation ledger; coordination of employee benefits;
processing and payment of accounts payable; processing and payment of park and
recreation payrolls and necessary reports for taxes; attendance at all board
meetings and recording minutes of those meetings.
Features of the Class:
employee in this confidential classification performs skilled and advanced
accounting work, preparation and maintenance of the budget analysis and
forecasting. Employee is generally expected to work independently.
under the direct supervision of District Manager and Board of Directors,
however position requires a large degree of individual initiative, judgment and
position works closely with the Park Manager, District Manager, Recreation
Manager and Recreation Center Front Desk Personnel.
1. Performs accounting duties
including journal entries and adjustments to the general accounting ledgers,
bank and cash account reconciliations, accounts payable, accounts receivable,
cash receipts, payroll and all payroll reports.
2. Establishes record keeping
systems; prepares, interprets and analyzes financial reports and statistical
information. Researches difficult accounting and reporting issues,
reviews and corrects financial information and records year-end
adjustments. Analyzes and coordinates financial policies and procedures,
and recommends changes or updates as needed. Tracks and reports revenue collections and expenditures in
relation to budget forecasts.
3.Prepares and maintains the
annual budget, including compiling information, analyzing reports, researching
information, preparing statistical data, forecasting actual fund expenditures
and revenues, making budget projections, providing budgetary guidance to
District and Recreation Managers and preparing budget notices.
4. Oversees the annual audit,
while working closely with the auditor during audit field work.
5. Assists District Manager
with fiscal accounting, reporting and monitoring requirements related to grant
6. Oversees the financial
reporting from the Recreation Center and analyzes comparison of actual to
RecPro software reports. Makes suggestions to Recreation Staff who report
financial information as necessary.
in governmental accounting work including working knowledge of local budget law
and generally accepted accounting principles preferred; familiarity with
computer applications for municipal finance activities and computer
networks; and, must have minimum of four years’ experience in similar
type of position.
Degree in Business Administration or Public Accounting or related field; combination
of equivalent experience and education may substitute.
and methods used in municipal finance, budgeting, banking and investments;
general office practices and procedures; computer applications including
networks; record keeping practices used in the maintenance of financial
records, business English, grammar, spelling and general office procedures.
in and Ability To:
computer applications. Prepare financial statements and reports; prepare
budget document. Complete complex accounting tasks. Properly record
and document financial transactions. Be able to work independently and
alone. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
employees and the general public. Clarify information, resolve
discrepancies and explain accounting policies to other employees. Meet
and deal with the public courteously and tactfully. Establish priorities
and organize workload. Organize, file and retrieve materials and
documents. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Use independent judgment in making decisions and work with limited supervision;
interpret governing laws, codes and regulations.
working knowledge of computer operations including word processing, spreadsheet
programs, accounting software and computer networks; ability to accurately
operate a 10-key calculator and use common office equipment; knowledge of
principles and methods used in finance, budgeting and banking; ability to sit
for extended periods of time; ability to handle stressful situations including
frequent deadline pressures; ability to read, write and comprehend English in
order to read rules and regulations and complete reports; have regular and
be bondable; must successfully complete screening examinations, tests and
$42,000 - $55,000 annually, DOQ
provide a cover letter and resume. Please complete pre-printed
application and Veterans Preference Form 15 (if applicable).
Email email@example.com for
for applying is January 23, 2020. Position open until filled.