Under minimal direction of the Accounting Manager and/or Assistant Accounting Manager, perform work of considerable difficulty in professional accounting, auditing, and fiscal administration.
Essential Functions: Prepares or reviews monthly financial statements; prepares or reviews daily, monthly, and or quarterly reconciliation or analyses of assigned accounts; develops and maintains analysis of capital projects and accounts; provides or prepares financial reports and/or schedules for use by external auditors and others; performs special projects and maintains documentation for areas of responsibility; provides guidance to junior accounting staff.
Additional Responsibilities: May perform periodic audits and analyses of Projects and Capital assets; performs related work as required or as delegated by supervisor.
Training and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance or related field and five years of progressively responsible experience in professional accounting and data processing application with completion of course work leading to a Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A) preferred.
Desirable Knowledge Skills and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of governmental, general, and cost accounting and financial management; knowledge of operations, customized softwares; considerable skill in preparing financial statements and reports; considerable skill in applying theoretical accounting knowledge to computerized accounting systems; considerable skill in analyzing and interpreting fiscal and statistical data; considerable knowledge of highly sophisticated automated business systems such as accounting; considerable knowledge and demonstrable skill in personal computer applications such as Excel and Access; considerable knowledge of federal and state reporting requirements; considerable skill in the development of personal computer spreadsheet applications; considerable skill in expressing oneself clearly and concisely; considerable skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with officials, district personnel and others.
About Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District
The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) is a Missouri State special purpose political subdivision that is responsible for the St. Louis areas storm water and sewer collection and treatment. MSD ranks in the nation's top wastewater utilities, and anticipates spending approximately $4.7 billion on capital investment and asset sustainability over a multi-decade period.