Senior Financial GASB Accounting Analyst is responsible for providing analysis, reconciliations, and reporting of the client's financial information, specifically in the area of Capital Asset accounting, interpretation, and implementation assistance with GASB pronouncements, contingent liabilities, internal controls, and auditing to ensure the proper financial reporting is followed. The position also requires expert skills in the use of Microsoft Excel for the development and support of methodologies, processes, and practices specific to the management of accounting, budgets, funding, and expenditures across the program and consistent with State and Federal statutory reporting requirements. Prior experience creating, interpreting, and analyzing data about accounting, budgeting, expenditures, cash flow analysis, and funding required. Excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to work successfully in a collaborative environment with colleagues and client personnel are required.
Supports the client's Accounting Branch Capital Asset Section in gathering, analyzing, recording, and reviewing asset-related transactions for complete and proper inclusion in the client's financial reports.
Provides support in gathering, analyzing, and reporting contingent liabilities in the year-end financial statements.
Provides accounting expertise and support to the Capital Asset Section to aid in creating best-in-class asset analysis and reporting functionality. Assists in reviewing, updating, and writing policy, procedure, and desk aids as needed for the Accounting Branch.
Acts as the Capital Asset team lead supporting the Capital Asset Accounting Administrator II (AAII) and other Accounting Branch management members as needed.
Assists the AAII in verifying and reviewing staff work, ensuring staff follow procedures, and properly interprets complex accounting transactions and supporting documents to ensure the accuracy of the client's asset base.
Ensures capital asset working files represent complete, accurate, and clear support for the month-end and year-end financial reports. Supports the AAII in creating the year-end Reports 18 & 19 and GAAP financial statements.
Supports the Accounting Administrator II in working with key internal stakeholders in ensuring the Authority meets GASB 34 compliance for infrastructure asset reporting under the Modified Approach.
Provides subject matter expert guidance in communicating complex asset data analysis requirements for cross-functional teams' usability in data integration between FI$Cal asset management records and the Enterprise Asset Management (MAXIMO).
Assists the Accounting Administrator II with the interpretation and implementation of GASB pronouncements.
Performs special projects assigned by supervisors or managers.
Performs other job-related duties as required.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Accounting Information Systems with 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Understanding of the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
Experience in Government Contracting
10+ years of financial accounting and reporting experience; expert-level data analytics skills; knowledge of and experience in governmental accounting.
Ability to apply accounting principles in accordance with GASB, SAM, and Uniform Code Manual.
Knowledge of the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
FI$Cal (Hyperion, PeopleSoft) desired.
Ability to read, comprehend, and communicate complex financial information to all levels of staff.
Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to solve problems.
An aptitude for learning and working with technology.
Collaboration skills and able to work, adapt, and embrace teamwork
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