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F&A-Fiscal Director 1
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 annual comprehensive financial report. The Cash and grants management section of the Division, oversees the direction and responsibilities of the Cash Management and Grant Accounting function within the Division of Accounts.  Several key areas include compliance with federal and state regulations as well as statewide centralized credit card processes.  

The Department of Finance and Administration, Division of Accounts is seeking an accountant with a proven sense of accountability and ambition for financial stewardship and fiscal transparency.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Supervise, train, and provide strong leadership to the cash management and grant accounting team ensuring compliance with accounting principles and Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on accounting policies, procedures, and systems for internal and external business partners.
  • Performs the most complex and important reconciliations of general ledger accounts against transaction queries, researched information, information provided by outside vendors, and individual transactions in electronic databases.
  • Coordinate in close liaison with State agencies and the statewide merchant service provider to carry out the business processes for the State’s credit card process for revenue collections.
  • Research and remain current on changes to the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Costs Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
  • Coordinate collection of Corrective Action Plan and Summary Schedule of Prior Year Audit Finding responses from state agencies and compile into a single document to include review responses to ensure all components required by the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards are present.  
  • Directs the preparation of complex federal reports.
  • Assist in the year-end close process ensuring deadlines are achieved.
  • Documents risk assessment efforts for the Cash Management and Grant Accounting section. 
  • Conduct presentations and training for statewide personnel on grant guidance developments and other matters related to grant management.
Position: F&A-Fiscal Director 1
Organization: State of Tennessee - Department of Finance and Administration
Location: Nashville,  TN 
United States
Salary: $5,522 - $9,938 depending on experience
Posting Start Date: 11/1/2022
Date Posted: 11/1/2022
Requirements Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in accounting, or a related acceptable field with at least 24 semester hours in accounting and experience equivalent to five or more years of full-time professional fiscal services and/or auditing work including, at least, one year of experience in the supervision of fiscal and/or auditing staff.  OR

Qualifying full-time professional fiscal services and/or auditing experience may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum or four years (e.g., experience equivalent to one year of full-time work in professional fiscal services and/or auditing may substitute for one year of the required education).  OR

Current certification as a "Certified Public Accountant" or license as a "Public Accountant" with the State of Tennessee may substitute for the required bachelor's degree and one year of full-time professional fiscal services and/or auditing work, there being no substitution for the required supervisory experience.  OR

Additional graduate course work credit received from an accredited college or university in business administration, accounting or related acceptable field may substitute for the required experience on a month-for-month basis to a maximum of one year, there being no substitution for the required supervisory experience (e.g., an additional 36 graduate quarter hours in one or a combination of the above listed fields may substitute for one year of the required non-supervisory experience). 
Status: This listing expires on: 1/30/2023
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Name:
State of Tennessee - Department of Finance and Administration
Address:


Nashville,  TN 37243
United States
Email:
melissa.lahue@tn.gov
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Contact:
Melissa Lahue

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