DOA - Office of Accounts and Control - N/A - Financial Reporting Manager

Job#: 1372225

Job Description:

Financial Reporting Manager

If interested, please send an updated resume to [email protected]

Location: onsite in Providence, RI

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To be responsible for compliance with accounting standards, financial statement preparation and coordination of subsequent audit process with external auditors; and to do related work as required.

9 month contract - possible extensions/permanent potential

Pay: negotiable based upon experience - paid weekly on a W2

Job Duties:

  • To be responsible for the integrity of the statewide financial reporting process and related financial controls.
  • To manage the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), maintaining the highest quality, reliability and accuracy.
  • To monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting standards and guidelines pertaining to the CAFR.
  • To create, implement and maintain comprehensive accounting policy documents applicable to all State agencies and departments to improve clarity and consistency.
  • To oversee estimates, revenue recognition, and other complex technical accounting issues related to the State’s CAFR.
  • To serve as a liaison with external auditors regarding interim and year-end audits for all state agencies and departments.
  • To assist in the centralized monthly close process, including the review of journal entries, reconciliations and analyses of accounts.
  • To stay current on accounting literature, research technical accounting areas and other significant accounting transactions, prepare technical memos and presentations as required by the State Controller’s Office.
  • To implement, document and maintain reporting procedures to comply with internal control requirements.
  • To communicate and explain accounting issues and evolving accounting guidance to the senior management team and other personnel within the state agencies.
  • To do related work as required.
  • A thorough knowledge of complex accounting principles and auditing standards
  • The ability to identify, interpret, and implement evolving accounting guidelines
  • The ability to prepare and analyze financial statements or other financial documents
  • The ability to identify problems and work interdependently with other staff in the department, with members of the public, other state departments and federal agencies
  • The ability to manage staff
  • The ability to effectively lead special projects when they arise
  • The ability to interpret State and federal laws rules and regulations
  • The ability to perform other accounting related tasks.
  • Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance and a professional designation of Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

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Employee Type:

Providence, RI, US

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Date Posted:
September 18, 2023