Organization: MetroParks of Butler County
Summary: Performs general financial record keeping duties which may include payroll, ledger reconciliation, and journal and budget entries/transfers. Also includes assembling budgets and internal and external reporting in a manner consistent with State regulation and MetroParks fiscal officer’s policies and submitting to Manager of Financial Services for review.
Salary: $20.05 - $24.55 per hour depending on level of experienceDeliver in person or mail completed application and resume to:
MetroParks of Butler County
2051 Timberman Road
Hamilton, OH 45013
Attn: Jaime Kimbrough
Or email ALL documents to firstname.lastname@example.orgClosing Date: 4:00 p.m., March 12, 2019. To be considered for the position, a resume and a completed application must be received by this date.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions
- Assembles organizational budget, gathers information, establishing schedules and formats as are required to utilize accurate information and in compliance with Administrative directives, policy Board actions, organizational objectives, and State law. Analyzes budget and makes recommendations to Manager of Financial Services to take forward within the organization.
- Acts in an advisory role in regard to organizational debt management and bond issuance to ensure the most efficient use of debt capacity and financial resources.
- Prepares weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports that are accurate and consistent for the Board of Park Commissioners and other reports as requested by the Executive Director and/or Division Heads. Takes initiative in developing and providing financial reports as needed. Reports to be compiled include weekly internal management reports, monthly Board reports (excluding Donation and Employee Report), annual Tax Budget, annual Budget, annual State Auditor reports., and annual Gifts/Grants/Donations/MetroBucks reporting, as well as periodic reports required to the National Park System and/or other reports as assigned. Reports to be submitted to Manager of Financial Services for review in a timely manner.
- Facilitates the maintenance of current and accurate accounting records by posting budgets, transfers, and journal to ledger accounts. Includes balancing and reconciling ledger monthly. Periodically sees to the making of hard copies and backups of electronic records of all cash account journals and other financial data.
- Compiles bi-weekly unit reports for staff in order to stay aligned with the budget.
- Compiles cash flow projection data gathered by Manager of Financial Services, which is to be based on present conditions. If requested, will provide projections based on alternative scenarios.
- Provides accurate and current revenue generation and expenditure account free balance reports by MetroParks department, zone, and/or division to Administration, Division Heads and others.
- Monitors appropriations and free balances and suggests and prepares account and fund transfers (budget modifications) to Manager of Financial Services. Completes transfers as instructed in an accurate and timely fashion.
- Serves as a key advisory staff to Manager of Financial Services and other staff as required and assigned.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to maintain confidentiality on sensitive issues and non-public records.
- Ability to maintain a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members,volunteers and the staff of other agencies.
- Ability to meet and deal with all members of the general public in a professional, helpful, civil and fair manner, and serve as a goodwill ambassador for MetroParks of Butler County at all times.
- Ability to operate personal computers, scanner and common office equipment.
- Ability to follow MetroParks policies in Employee Guide and other policies as applicable.
Required Education and Experience:
- A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, business administration, or another closely-related field and at least five years’ accounting experience at a local political subdivision or state agency or alternatively the qualifications listed below as Preferred Education and Experience.
- Knowledge of federal and state administrative law, regulation and procedure governing accounting and finance, information and technology systems within public organizations.
- In-depth interpersonal skills: demonstrated emotional intelligence;proven track record of establishing and maintaining critical relationships internally and externally; demonstrated trust and integrity.
- Computer proficiency: understanding and proficiency in operation of business information systems and accounting software programs.
- Familiarity with GASB and governmental cash basis accounting, budgeting and finance;
- Excellent verbal, written and presentation (public speaking) communication skills.
- Ability to exemplify the highest ethical standards in professional and personal conduct. Good character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions). Eligible for bonding against dishonesty and theft by MetroParks’ current liability insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter.
- A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the MetroParks’ current vehicle insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter. Candidates for employment may not have more than 4 total points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized licensing authority for driving-related violations on their driving record at the time of employment and thereafter.
Preferred Education and Experience:
- Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance or business administration or another closely related field and at least three years’ accounting and administrative experience at a local political subdivision, state agency, or nonprofit organization or valid CPA status.
Work Environment & Schedule:
This position is a part-time, non-exempt position that is generally in an office environment. Scheduled hours will vary as reporting needs require.
While performing the duties of this job, the Budget and Financial Reporting Analyst is regularly required to stay in a stationary position, to traverse in an office/indoor environment, and to converse effectively. This employee may occasionally move up to 25 pounds and manual dexterity to sufficiently and effectively operate common office equipment is also required. Reasonable accommodation will be made for known physical limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities.
The position functions and responsibilities are illustrative only and do not represent all the duties or tasks to be assigned or performed by an employee with this position title.
Alternates to the above qualifications may be acceptable as approved by the Executive Director.