In support of the NEW Water culture of Safety, Respect, Team and Environment, the Accounting Manager provides administrative direction over NEW Water accounting and purchasing systems. The position coordinates the development and implementation of accounting activities, policies and procedures and all financial aspects of NEW Water. Responsible for all accounting functions including financial statement preparation and analysis, management of financial reserves, cost accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, year-end forecasts, financing of capital projects, annual budget development, monthly financial reporting, fixed asset database, general ledger and various accounting software.
Provides technical expertise and assistance to NEW Water Management in fiscal matters. Works closely with all departments in aligning the Accounting Department to organizational objectives and NEW Water long-term strategies.
SKILLS and ABILITIES
Knowledge of principles and practices of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Auditing and Inventory Experiences.
Extensive knowledge of modern principles of public financial management, administration, budgeting, and accounting. Working knowledge of the rules and regulations governing local governmental financial management in Wisconsin.
Extensive knowledge of computer equipment and related accounting, purchasing, and inventory software.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Financial Management required. Minimum of eight years related experience required; two years supervisory experience preferred.
To apply and for a complete position description, salary and benefits information, go to http://www.newwater.us.