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Department Controller
The Division of Accounts maintains the official accounting records for the state's budget, processes state payments, submits various IRS reports, and prepares the state's comprehensive annual financial report.

The Department of Finance and Administration, Division of Accounts is seeking a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a proven sense of accountability and ambition for financial stewardship and fiscal transparency. Management of agency accounting department and oversight of accounting functions to include but is not limited to the following areas:
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of monthly accounting checklist tasks
  • Timely and accurate payment of invoices and recording of accounts receivables
  • Monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts and analytical review of agency financial results
  • Communication of financial results to accounting and agency executive management
  • Completion of state-wide year-end closing tasks on or before established deadlines
  • Internal and external financial reporting including federal grant reporting 
  • Create and maintain documented accounting standard business practices and procedures 
  • Completion of annual risk assessment and corrective action plans to mitigate those risks
Position: Department Controller
Organization: State of TN Department of Finance and Administration
Location: Nashville,  TN 
United States
Salary: $11,075 - $17,700 per month
Posting Start Date: 4/11/2023
Date Posted: 4/11/2024
Requirements The Department of Finance and Administration, Division of Accounts is seeking an experienced CPA with a proven track record of increasing responsibility that can make a significant, immediate contribution to the management of state agency accounting operations.  Applicants should have a minimum of five years' experience in managing accounting staff and operations.  CPA is required.  
Status: This listing expires on: 7/10/2024
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Organization Information
State of TN Department of Finance and Administration

Nashville,  TN 37243
United States
Melissa Lahue

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