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Posted: Friday, March 2, 2018 3:07 AM

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Job Title:
Accountant, Senior : Culinary and Wellness Services and Requisition ID number:
Close Date: 11:59 PM on 12/21/2017
Organizational Unit:
CWS, Business Operations (10001106)
Nutrition Center (0782)
1.0 FTE; this is based on full:time equivalency with 1.0 being full time
Functional Area:
Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory for any position.


Under general supervision, performs professional accounting, technical review, and budget support duties; reviews, provides financial support for departmental cost control, verifies and reports financial and technical transactions; analyzes and researches financial records, and assures compliance with accounting standards, USDA regulations and MPS policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

:Performs and coordinates professional accounting functions for CWS Department; performs duties within scope of authority and training, and in compliance with MPS and USDA policies and quality standards; duties may vary according to job assignment.
:Reviews, verifies and analyzes financial information and technical transactions; summarizes data and develops reports that provide comprehensive, integrated and transparent real time monthly profit and loss statements using accrual accounting methods.
:Presents financial information, findings and recommendations to assist managers in decision:making.
:Reviews and approves reports and transactions regarding data tracking, financial reporting, transactional accounting, budget accounting, position control, purchasing and contracts.
:Assures the accounting activities and procedures are in compliance with state, Federal and USDA rules and regulations, and MPS policies and procedures.
:Monitors accounting work methods and processing procedures, and assures the quality of the financial controls, services and work products including inventory control, monthly food and labor cost.
:Monitors and assures proper capturing of cash revenue and state claims.
:Manages the financial module of the department POS system including time and attendance.
:Provides leadership with the collections of Application for Educational Benefits.
:Provides financial oversight of budgets, revenues, contracts, agreements and budget tie:out.
:Conducts special research, analysis and planning projects; coordinates budget planning and development process.
:Leads procurement control including annual bids, contract and USDA commodity processing.
:Evaluates financial transactions for validity, and compliance with Federal, state and USDA technical requirements and District policies and practices; reports anomalies and discrepancies.
:Collects financial and administrative information and compiles data for reports; prepares and distributes monthly and special reports; identifies and researches accounting issues, and recommends solutions.
:Analyzes financial status and trends, and forecasts revenues and expenditures.
:Provides advice and customer service to MPS staff and clients; explains SAP methods and procedures, and


• Location: Minneapolis / St. paul

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