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Controller

Company: City of Pearland, TX
Location: Pearland
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

The City of Pearland, TX is seeking to hire a full-time Controller to lead and improve aspects of the day-to-day operations of our Finance Department. Are you a dynamic and caring leader? Are you data-driven? Are you results-oriented? Could you excel in a fast-paced environment? If so, you may be perfect for this position!The Controller earns a competitive salary of $84,135 - $107,273, based on qualifications. Additionally, the city pays all premiums for our employees\ dental, long-term disability protection, and life insurance plus the majority portion of the medical premium for employees and their dependents. We also offer a retirement plan through the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with a 2:1 employer match, life insurance, disability, access to the city\s recreation fitness center, employee assistance program, educational assistance, 9 paid holidays and 2 designated paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, and an active wellness program focusing on physical, mental, and financial health.ABOUT THE CITY OF PEARLANDPearland is one of the fastest growing cities in Texas due to affordable housing, outstanding schools, safe neighborhoods, and superb quality of life. Ranked as one of the top ten safest cities in Texas, Pearland residents know their families are safe and secure in the community and surrounding areas. Our close proximity to Houston, just a short 20-minute drive to downtown, allows residents to experience all the city has to offer including professional sports, world-class cultural amenities, and recreation.Employees of the City of Pearland use multi-directional communication and cross-functional teams to promote a greater understanding of the organization by employees at all levels. We have created a culture of continuous learning that encourages and supports employee development and growth. Our work environment is one where innovation is not only supported but encouraged.General DescriptionThe purpose of this job within the organization is to manage fiscal operation, monitor the accounting activities, and maintain the integrity of the general ledger information.This job formulates long-range goals for the organization, develop policy and position papers and negotiate with the chief administrative officer and/or elected officials.Essential Functions: Manage fiscal operations of the City.Monitor the accounting activities and maintain the integrity of the general ledger information.Monitor and implement prevention and detection control for fraud and/or errors.Oversee financial transparency, public reporting, and public information request requirements in accordance with FOIA.Oversee governmental spending.Monitor and control cash flow.Oversee payroll, accounts receivable, and accounts payable.Complete audits and financial compliance activities.Manage outsources financial activities (e.g. actuarial reporting, auditors, consultants hired by component units, etc.)Create and completing financial reporting systems for the CAFR and internal reports.Additional Duties:Develop and maintain financial policies and procedures.Attend Component Unit Board Meetings.Maintain component unit ledger balances, reimbursement agreements, and financial reporting.Review bank reconciliations for accuracy and liability issues.Monitor and calculate payments to Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs).Performs related work as assigned.Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:Requires a Bachelor\s Degree in accounting, business, mathematics, or related field; a Master\s Degree is preferred.Requires ten years of closely related experience.Special Certifications and Licenses:Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred.

Keywords: City of Pearland, TX, Pearland , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Pearland, Texas

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