Accounting Supervisor – MMSD

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    Don Nehmer

    Milwaukee, WI
    $92,926.97 – $109,352.88
    EXCELLENT benefits package!

    The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is a regional governmental agency that serves 1.1 million people in the greater Milwaukee area. MMSD provides water reclamation, flood management, and green infrastructure services for our community. Our mission is to protect public health and the environment through world-class, cost-effective water resource management, leadership, and partnership. Join our diverse team and support your community while protecting our environment.

    MMSD is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Accounting Supervisor in the Finance Division. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, you oversee and ensure the preparation, distribution, and reporting processes for payroll, the calculation of earnings, overtime, and deductions to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and MMSD policies. You guarantee payments and government reports are disbursed timely and accurately. You also oversee and ensure the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable in accordance with MMSD policies and guidelines. Additionally, you assist the Accounting Manager in developing and maintaining systems for financial accounting/reporting, procedure documentation, department training, and managerial decision making.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    Prioritize, delegate, schedule, and review for timeliness and accuracy the work of payroll staff, accounts receivable staff, accounts payable staff, and all their applicable functions. Confirm that all deadlines are met.
    Identify improvements in system and manual processes.
    Ensure the department adheres to established internal controls and recommend changes when applicable.
    Problem solve, troubleshoot, and evaluate solutions to be recommended to leadership.
    Guarantee the department follows federal and state laws.
    Utilize the financial system to optimize operations.
    Maintain accounting skills and knowledge to ensure MMSD is in compliance with any changes.
    Complete special projects as assigned.

    Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field with emphasis in accounting or management information systems.
    Six to seven years of job-related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    Previous managerial, supervisory, or leadership experience.
    Extensive knowledge and ability to apply Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) pronouncements.
    Experience in financial analysis.
    Strong customer service skills.
    Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
    Computer software proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Oracle.

    Supplemental Information

    Supervisory Responsibilities:
    Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with MMSD policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

    MMSD is committed to equal employment opportunity and to nondiscrimination in all aspects of the employment relationship.

    MMSD is a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

    Please visit to apply. Closing date – 02/22/2024, 11:59 PM Central

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