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Company: City of Round Rock, TX
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Salary : $85,716.80 - $107,140.80 Annually

Location : Round Rock, TX

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 201801585

Department: Finance

Opening Date: 05/02/2024

Closing Date: 5/16/2024 11:59 PM Central


Under administrative direction, the Controller provides oversight of all core accounting functions and remains current on all reporting standards, investment and banking compliance requirements, and best municipal financial practices.

For more information on the job posting, please see the flyer:

Examples of Duties

  • Oversees the Accounts Payable, Revenues and Grants, Payroll, and Treasury Divisions of the Finance Department. Hires, develops, and retains staff through career development opportunities. Reviews and approves journal entries and other functions performed by staff.
  • Prepares and reviews monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for the City Manager's office, City Council, Chief Financial Officer, and other outside partners and agencies. Reports include, but are not limited to, the annual audit, grant compliance, payroll, economic development agreement status, and investment and cash balances. Requires understanding of high-level complex, national reporting standards, state law, and best practices.
  • Maintains knowledge of and implements required accounting and auditing standard guidance applicable to the City for compliance. Integrates guidance changes and requirements into applicable financial and treasury policies. Ensures that the City is in compliance with the financial reporting and audit requirements for the annual GFOA awards and the Texas Transparency Stars.
  • Ensures proper systemwide internal controls related to safeguarding City assets and system access of general ledger with cross-functional teams. Enforces business practices for merchant and cash handling, supports support required accounting functions. Requires understanding of complex system problems and collaboration to explore alternative solutions as it relates to general ledger functionality. high-impact process improvements, implementation and automation, software implementation affecting cash and general ledger reporting, and testing to support required accounting functions. Requires understanding of complex system problems and collaboration to explore alternative solutions as it relates to general ledger functionality.
  • Develops and maintains an emphasis on internal learning. Participates in the Finance Department's leadership training, mentoring and events to reinforce and promote the department's strategic objectives and the Finance Foundations program. Experience and Training
    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Accounting, or similar field.
    • Five (5) years of accounting experience is required, including one (1) year of supervision. Certificates and Licenses Required
      • Valid Texas driver's license or ability to obtain prior to employment.
      • Professional Certificate for Public Investment Officer, and CPA or CGFO required. GFOA and GTOT memberships required upon hire.

        The City of Round Rock recognizes that everyone is concerned about financial protection - both now and for the future. Recognizing that employees are essential in the operation of an organization, the City wants to help provide our employees and their families with a measure of security through our benefit program.

        Working toward that goal, the City offers security for the present and the future.

        Security for the Present:
        * Health Plan
        * Dental Plan
        * Vision Plan
        * Additional Supplemental Plans (optional)

        Security for the Future:
        * Retirement Plan
        * Deferred Compensation Plans

        Additional Benefits:
        * Education Reimbursement Assistance
        * Clay Madsen Recreation Center Membership
        * Employee & Family Pool Pass (seasonal)
        * Round Rock Public Library Card
        * Medical and Dependent Day Care Reimbursement Account
        * Employee Assistance Program
        * Longevity

        Leave Benefits:
        * Vacation
        * Sick
        * City Holidays


        Which of the following best describes your education?
        • High School Diploma or GED
        • Some college; less than an Associate's degree
        • Associate's Degree
        • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Accounting, or RELATED field.
        • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in a field UNRELATED to Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, or Accounting.


          How many years of accounting experience do you have?
          • Less than five (5) years.
          • At least five (5) years, but less than six (6) years
          • At least six (6) years,
          • At least seven (7) years, but less than eight (8) years
          • Eight (8) years or more


            Do you have at least one (1) year of experience in a supervisor role?
            • Yes
            • No


              Please indicate any/ all of the certifications, licenses and memberships that you currently possess:
              • Professional Certificate for Public Investment Officer
              • CPA Certified
              • CGFO Certified
              • GFOA membership
              • GTOT membership
              • None of the Above


                Do you possess a valid Texas Driver License?
                • Yes
                • No, but ABLE to obtain prior to employment.
                • No, I am ineligible for a driver's license.

                  Required Question

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