The Comptroller is responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The incumbent assists the Chief Financial Officer in directing the financial activities of the organization by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Establishes work standards, plans, assigns and reviews the work of senior accountants in the department, and ensures that all financial reporting deadlines are met.
- Supervises and coordinates the Authority's accounts receivables, disbursements, accounts payable, payroll, property, accounting, general ledger accounting and financial reporting activities.
- Collaborates with the Chief Financial Officer and to support overall department goals and objectives.
- Responds to inquires from the Chief Financial Officer regarding financial results and special reporting requests.
- Ensures that all accounting discrepancies and irregularities are resolved.
- Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
- Develops and implements systems and procedures for the accounting department and coordinates with external auditors on the audit process.
- Compiles and analyzes operating statistics as required.
- Computes the allocation of fuel from the electric to the water system; computes the monthly fuel escalator factor used in the billing of energy sales; computes figure for water billings.
- Manages the bi-weekly payroll and oversees administration of benefits payments by reviewing payroll summaries, journals and reports.
- Approves adjustments to the payroll as necessary.
- Recommends and initiates promotions, transfers, suspension, termination or other personnel actions.
- Prepares departmental budget.
- Evaluates employees work performance and recommends means by which they can improve their skills.
- Analyzes and resolves work problems; may confer with union representatives to resolve grievance.
- Bachelor/ Honors in Finance.
Minimum 6 years of experience is required.
Additional Experience Requirements
Six (6) years of experience in professional accounting work, three (3) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
- Thorough knowledge of accounting theory, practices, and procedures as related to a variety of financial transactions.
- Thorough knowledge of accounting systems and control.
- Thorough knowledge of auditing practices and principles.
- Thorough knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations.
- Ability to supervise the activities of senior accountants and clerical personnel.
- Ability to establish work standards and procedures.
- Ability to analyze accounting records and reports in accordance with the generally accepted principles of accounting, as well as with pertinent rules and regulations.
- Ability to prepare complex accounting and financial reports with attention to detail and accuracy.
- Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely in oral and written communication.
- Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships.
- Knowledge of PC and different software applications, including spreadsheets and Excel and must be able to thrive in a fast pace setting environment.
- Applicant should have experience of working in the following category(ies): Accounts
- Experience should include the following skills: Energy/Power/Fuel
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Application Deadline: 9 Jun 2022
Christiansted, VI, Christiansted, VI, United states
Company Website: http://www.viwapa.vi/