Manager, Financial Counseling (Financial Analysis)
The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) provides operations support services and business solutions to the community of 10,000 House Members, Officers and staff. The CAO organization comprises more than 650 technical and administrative staff working in a variety of areas, including information technology, finance, budget management, human resources, payroll, child care, food and vending, procurement, logistics and administrative counsel.
The Manager is responsible for leading, strategizing, planning and coordinating a work team in an efficient and economical basis in the performance of accounting operations functions within an Accounts Payable (AP) environment. Candidates will determine objectives for the team, which align with the needs of the business units and operational strategies: participate in process improvement projects; and conduct meetings with key business stakeholders to discuss potential process improvements and customer solutions initiatives.
Candidates perform a broad range of tasks focused on the supervision of accounts payable related processes, systems, policies, regulations affecting Financial Counseling operations. Candidates are responsible for overseeing the coding, reviewing and entering of non-payroll disbursements, as well as ensuring the necessary internal procedures are in place to protect assets and provide financial control of the AP function. Candidates should exhibit good judgment in organizing work and setting priorities for teams; assist with the development and review of organizational metrics; and administer the PeopleSoft Financial AP module as it relates to entering, paying, and approving invoices, as well as corresponding reporting; understand purchasing, and receiving as it relates to PeopleSoft Financials; and ensure that enhancements or modification to systems or processes result in achieving higher levels of efficiency and effectiveness.
This position does have day-to-day supervisory/managerial responsibilities.
- Not Required
Must possess a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration or equivalent work experience.
Candidates should have 5+ years accounting experience including a minimum of 2 years functioning in an Accounts Payable supervisor or manager capacity; experience working in a high-volume fast paced accounts payable processing environment; expertise in PeopleSoft / Oracle based accounting module functionality and implementation preferred; strong command of Excel; strong analytical, planning, and problem solving skills. Demonstrated customer service skills in a fast paced environment and ability to interact will all levels of leadership and staff. Strong oral and written communication skills.