He is responsible for performing highly specialized accounting work required to maintain the Authority’s general ledger. Working under the direction of the Director of Finance, the Accounting Manger directs and coordinates the daily activities of the accounting staff to quickly and accurately record the revenues, expenditures, assets, and liabilities of the Authority. He is highly motivated self-starter with supervisory, review, and proofing experience. He is also responsible for preparing annual financial statements and coordinating the Authority’s annual audit.
Oversees the daily accounting activities required to maintain the Authority’s general ledger. Supervises, directs, and reviews the work of the accounting staff (including, but not limited to, cash reconciliations, trust account statement reconciliations, check runs, accounts receivable transactions, fixed asset activity, payroll, accounts payable transactions, debt activity, recording of revenue and expenses, etc.).
Cash management (including placement/movement of funds in various trusts). Maintains organized set of detailed records and files to document financial transactions. Resolves complex accounting issues or assists other Authority personnel in resolving financial issues.
Reviews general ledger on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy of posting. Produces financial reports involving the Authority’s trust accounts for monthly board meetings. Coordinates monthly, quarterly, and annual closing activities.
Produces quarterly and annual financial statements and ad hoc financial reports. Makes and implements recommendations to improve accounting processes and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards (GASB).
Experience with governmental/non-profit accounting principles and procedures. Ability to develop and establish financial policies and procedures. Ability to work independently, with little supervision. Ability to effectively direct and supervise.
Knowledge of operating and capital budget concepts. Ability to analyze financial data and to prepare accurate reports in a timely fashion.
Knowledge of policies and practices associated with payroll and benefits administration. Knowledge of personnel policies and procedures. Knowledge and ability in the use of a personal computer and software applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.).
Ability to effectively use a modern automated financial management system. Strong organizational skills and the ability to maintain detailed records. Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally. Ability to work effectively under stressful conditions.
His Roles of Senior Partner and Managing Partner
o Financial and Business Performance
o including the manner in which She discharges her responsibility for managing the business and financial aspects of the Team/Department/Division for which she is performing well as responsible for
o Achieving superior financial performance;
o Maintaining good financial disciplines;
o Working hard and demonstrating long term engagement and commitment.
He is responsible for leading the firm as Top level Managing Partner needs some clarity about the authority delegated to him.
o Responsible for the economic performance of the firm
o Lead the Partnership in establishing a clear vision and strategy for the Firm
o Establish and maintain forward-looking, efficient and effective management of the Firm
Client Relationship Management
o Nurturing our client base.
o Fulfilling the on-going requirement to deliver excellent service to clients in the context of their particular needs.
o Working to produce new solutions which create value to the clients.
o Consistently providing streamlined cost-effective services.
o Effectively building, developing and maintaining strong client relationships.
o Contribution to the Firm as an Institution,
o Knowledge Management and Solutions including –
o Taking responsibility in an effective manner for the management of the firm, its various management functions (eg marketing, IT, compliance), its departments and its sub-groups.
o Contributing creatively to the strategic planning of the firm and its implementation.
o Contributing to the building of the firm’s Intellectual Property including precedents, templates, case management and workflows.
o Assisting in the development of leading edge Knowledge Management and high level technical know-how
o Demonstrating though his actions and the actions of the team compliance with the firm’s policies and procedures including regulatory compliance and good practice in relation to the firm’s own policies on disbursements, bad debts and client care.
o Actively helping build the firm’s processes and systems which contribute to the firm’s ability to grow its business including quality control/improvement, governance and management structure.
o Contributing to the development of a homogeneous culture and esprit de corps.
o Demonstrating the visions and values of the firm by example rather than in words alone.
Self-Development and Self-Leadership
o Evidencing continued development and commitment to developing competence and skills and challenging oneself to expand personal comfort zones.
o Acquiring new expertise and skills valuable to the firm.
o As a role model, demonstrating confidence and self belief, consistently acting with integrity and naturally trusted by others.
o Providing an example of being self-initiating, self starting, self learning, committed and engaged.
o Displaying the ability to pursue goals with a deep sense of purpose and direction.
Powers and responsibilities:
His responsibility to the Partnership for the effective management of the Firm, the Managing Partner often has a range of executive powers to enable her to lead, manage and remain in overall control of the firm on an operational basis and to deliver the Objectives of the Firm. He manages and remain in overall control of the management of the Firm (and each office) within it on an operational basis
o Ensured that the Partners and Fee Earners are effective in the delivery of the Firm’s services to its clients and do so profitably
o Lead the Management Team in developing, for approval by the Partners at appropriate times, the Firm’s business and operational plan, including budgets, so as to achieve maximum profitability
o Have the power, subject where appropriate to agreement by the Board to authorize all budgeted expenditure, and to have some authority over unbudgeted expenditure
o Ensured that the Firm’s Budget and Business Plan are implemented and that progress is monitored regularly throughout the year
o Implemented the agreed Partner disciplines of the Practice and to monitor and police all Partner Accountabilities
o Taken such executive decisions, in conjunction with the Board, as may appear from time to time necessary in order to secure the smooth running, management, profitability and leadership of the profit centre
o Co-ordinated and control the Firm’s drawing policy, including changes in the drawing policy
o To be responsible for the appointment, removal and performance assessment of the Department Heads and Management Team
· Analysis & Problem Solving
· Business Acumen
· Client Service
· Decision Making and Judgment
· Managing Time
· Managing Work
· Team work
· Working within the Firm