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CONTROLLER - Range 23 / EXE

at Anchorage Alaska Municipality

Pay: $70683.24 to $124824.53/year
Salary : $33.98 - $60.01 Hourly $2,718.59 - $4,800.94 Biweekly $5,890.27 - $10,402.04 Monthly $70,683.24 - $124,824.53 Annually
Posted: 6/27/2019
Job Reference #: 2304438

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:CONTROLLER - Range 23 / EXE
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$33.98 - $60.01 Hourly
$2,718.59 - $4,800.94 Biweekly
$5,890.27 - $10,402.04 Monthly
$70,683.24 - $124,824.53 Annually
Job Type:Executive
Location: City Hall, 632 W 6th Ave, Anchorage, Alaska
Department:Finance
 

Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.
 
This is an executive position (no union affiliation) and serves at the pleasure of the Mayor of the Municipality of Anchorage.

DEPARTMENT:  Finance
HOURS OF WORK:  Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
LOCATION: 632 W. 6th Avenue


 Example of Duties:
Under direction of the Chief Fiscal Officer oversee Controller Division personnel and manage the maintenance of all Municipal accounting records. Prepare, review, and approve annual financial reports. Coordinate annual independent financial audits and prepare responses to audit findings. Identify, recommend, and develop data processing system changes/enhancements for the municipal financial information system. Attend management meetings; respond to constituent and municipal department inquiries. Complete special projects and prepare reports as necessary. Perform other related duties as assigned.
 Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences:
Associate's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or similar discipline and ten (10) years of professional accounting experience, including at least three (3) years of supervisory experience. 

OR

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or similar discipline and eight (8) years of professional accounting experience, including at least three (3) years of supervisory experience. 
 
OR
 
Master's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or similar discipline and six (6) years of professional accounting experience, including at least three (3) years of supervisory experience. 

Certificate as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA), or other similar certification within 18 months of hire.

Preferences:
  • Knowledge of Municipal Code & Charter, Municipal and Finance Department Policies & Procedures, Accounting reference books, e.g., GFOA, GAAFR, GASB, FASB pronouncements, AICPA literature & accounting and audit guides, GAAP and GAAS guides, trade magazines, professional association literature.
  • Experience in solving high-level management decisions.
  • Experience working in a union environment.

 Additional Important Information:
The Municipality Of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to http://www.uscis.gov/E-verify. E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Background Check. A Background Check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.

Veterans:
Veterans who wish to be considered for interview preference as allowed in the Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach a copy of their DD Form 214 to the application. The DD Form 214 must show an honorable discharge.  Minimum Qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

The Municipality of Anchorage is an Employer of National Service.  Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.

Application Process:
Once applicants click the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the www.GovernmentJobs.com website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile.  Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account.  NOTE: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage.  For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.
 

The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.

For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571.