Accounting Program Manager (21-1163): Oregon

Agency
Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission
Location
Portland, Oregon
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
DOE
Start Date
10/25/2021
Last Date to Apply
10/18/2021
Website
https://www.psmfc.org/psmfc-info/careers_2018
Description
Title: Accounting Program Manager (21-1163) Location: Portland, OR (97202) Anticipated Start Date: October 25, 2021 Position Type: Full Year, Full Time, Salary/Exempt Benefits Eligible: Yes | www.psmfc.org/benefits Salary Target: DOE Job Number: 21-1163 How to Apply: Online at www.psmfc.org/careers Closing Date: October 18, 2021 12pm PT Position Specifics: The Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission is looking for an Accounting Program Manager to work at the headquarters office located in Portland, Oregon. The Accounting Program Manager works in collaboration with the accounting and contracting team to administer the financial activities of the organization. The incumbent will serve as senior expert on cost and managerial accounting matters and perform the following work: • Prepare financial statements including Combined Balance Sheet and Combined Statement of Revenue, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balance. Supply external auditors with information required for audit purposes. • Analyze problems and recommend solutions that become PSMFC financial systems operation policy and procedures. • Supervise the accounting staff. • Develop cost accounting policies, standards, and internal controls to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), sound business principles, Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars, and Federal General Accountability Office (GAO) directives. Oversee integrity of accounting. Serve as key member of the internal control/audit system. • Provide project financial data and reports to federal, state, and internal contract/program managers. Establish processing code structure and respond to questions concerning data and reports Applicants should include a cover letter with salary requirements. Job offer is dependent on a candidate's ability to pass a background check. Essential Functions: • Serve as senior expert on cost and managerial accounting matters. Develop PSMFC cost accounting policies, standards, and internal controls to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), sound business principles, Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars, and Federal General Accountability Office (GAO) directives. Oversee integrity of accounting system. Serve as key member of the internal control/audit system. • Provide PSMFC project financial data and reports to federal, state, and internal contract/program managers. Establish processing code structure and respond to questions concerning data and reports. Assist in the identification and resolution of financial problems and analytical issues. • Prepare financial statements including Combined Balance Sheet and Combined Statement of Revenue, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balance. Supply external auditors with information required for audit purposes. • Analyze problems and recommend solutions that become PSMFC financial systems operation policy and procedures. • Supervise the accounting staff. Knowledge Required by the Position: • Professional knowledge of accounting principles, concepts, and information processing methodologies. This includes knowledge of various types of computerized systems that might be needed to develop and administer accounting and financial systems. • Knowledge of general reporting needs of program managers and uses of financial information and how these can be satisfied through existing data or system changes. • Ability to assign and review work of subordinates and train and work effectively with subordinates from a variety of backgrounds and with different levels/areas of training. • Ability to accomplish the quality and quantity of work expected within set limits of cost and time. • Ability to plan work and carry out assignments effectively. • Ability to communicate with others effectively, both orally and in writing. • Ability to understand and further management goals as they affect day-to-day work operations. • Ability to develop improvements in or design new work methods and procedures. • Experience with state and local government accounting. • Experience with compliance to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars and federal grant regulations. Supervisory Controls: The position is under the direct supervision of the Fiscal Manager. The position proceeds independently, guided by knowledge of the general goals and objectives for the work unit. An annual work plan is developed in conjunction with the supervisor to establish goals and objectives for the year. The final product is reviewed by the supervisory for conformance to agency needs, adequacy of professional judgment, and overall quality. Guidelines: General guidelines or references include the generally accepted accounting principles, OMB regulations and directives, PSMFC personnel policy handbook, cost accounting standards and procedures. Within these broad guidelines, the employee uses judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness to resolve complex issues and problems, research trends, develop new methods, and propose new standards and practices. Complexity: Assignments address substantive, interrelated issues or problems characterized by complexity, controversy, and/or sensitivity. The employee conducts detailed planning, defines and weighs the facts of the situation including unique and unusual circumstances, determines the most effective approach to meet customer requirements, identifies way to improve or enhance services, proposes recommendations, and/or works to reconcile conflicting points of view. The work requires originality and imagination. Scope and Effect: The accounting and managerial work performed and systems operated impact the financial integrity of PSMFC. Accuracy of work products is imperative to continued contract funding. The data collected and analyzed serves as the PSMFC's source for reports and billings to federal, state, and private institutions. Personal Contacts: Internal contacts include program managers, the Executive Director, and administrative staff. External contacts include officials from independent accounting firms, the federal Inspector General's Office, the US Treasury, and various state and federal agency representatives concerned with contract financial reporting. Purpose of Contacts: Most contacts are to seek cooperation with problem resolution and to seek information for management and operating personnel. Physical Demands: The work is sedentary and requires a great amount of concentration and attention to detail. Work involves extensive use of video display terminals and computers. Work Environment: The work is performed in an office setting, with adequate heating, lighting, and ventilation. There is some privacy for concentration and phone conversations. Infrequent travel for meetings is required. Occasional evening or weekend work is required. ________________________________________ Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission is an Affirmative Action (AA) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. If you have a disability and need assistance completing the application form, you may call the PSMFC human resources office at (503) 595-3100 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday-Friday. Reasonable accommodations for interviews will be provided upon request to individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace.
Qualifications
Minimum Qualification Requirements: Preference will be given to candidates that demonstrate experience with state and local government accounting, and experience with compliance to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars and federal grant regulations. Candidates must also present five years of Specialized Experience. ** **Specialized Experience is experience that equips the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position being filled. To be creditable, Specialized Experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower level in the normal line of progression for the position being filled. Finally, all candidates must have demonstrated in their work experience or training that they possess, or have the potential to develop, the qualities of successful supervision.
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