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Financial Reporting Manager

N Providence, RI | Fully Remote

Posted: 09/23/23 Category: Accounting/Finance, Government Job Number: 22435

Job Description

Position: Financial Reporting Manager
Location: Providence, RI – Hybrid (3 days/week onsite)
Duration: 9 months to start

Job Description
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.

Supervision Received:
Works under the administrative direction of a superior with wide latitude for the exercise of initiative and independent judgment; work is subject to periodic review for conformance with federal and state laws, policies, and departmental objectives.

Supervision Exercised:
Plans, coordinates, supervises, and reviews the work of professional, technical, and clerical staff.

Illustrative Examples of Work Preformed:
  • 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.

Required Qualifications for Appointment:
Knowledge's, Skills, and Capacities
  • 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 formulate and implement solutions in an efficient manner.
  • 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 communicate effectively with public officials throughout the State.
  • The ability to perform other accounting related tasks.

Education and Experience:
  • Education: Such as may have been gained through possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance and a professional designation of Certified Public Accountant CPA
  • Experience: Such as may have been gained through employment in a highly responsible role in the field of accounting or auditing.


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