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AD28 - Accounting/Fiscal Manager I

Band 7  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Performs managerial and expert-level professional duties in accounting, budgeting or finance.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Conducts surveys pertaining to applications for new banks, bank branches and trust companies; prepares reports on such surveys.
Ensures the accurate documentation of all financial transactions and the timely payment and receipt of all moneys.
Assists in developing and implementing agency policies and procedures.
Recommends and prepares drafts of legislative changes to statutes relative to licensing procedures.
Directs accounting for construction projects, contracts and grants, bookkeeping, expenditure monitoring, collections, vendor payments, financial statements and auditing.
Assists agency officials in the implementation of state budgetary policies and procedures; interprets and applies the legislative intent of appropriation acts.
Approves agency budgetary adjustments and new personnel position requests; monitors agency patterns of expenditure.
Approves allocations, allotment recommendations and fund transfers.
Determines compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Supervises activities of teams conducting bank examinations; determines work assignments of other examiners; reviews work of other examiners and results of examination.
Directs the development, preparation and compilation of financial data for state and federal reporting.
Determines whether policies of the bank's board of directors are conducive to safe and sound banking.
Confers with utility and transportation company officials regarding results of compliance audits, overall accounting policies and procedures, rate cases and other analyses of financial records.
Directs the work flow of interdepartmental financial activity.
Prepares and presents expert testimony at hearings before the Public Service Commission; reviews prepared testimony of subordinates regarding the conduct of field audit work.
Directs fiscal management activities; prepares financial reports; establishes accounts; prepares budget, income and expense reports.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of the principles, practices and theories of accounting, banking, budgeting or financial management.
Knowledge of laws, regulations and policies applicable to the area of employment.
Knowledge of various types of computer software.
Knowledge of the organization and capital structure of public utilities.
Knowledge of the methods and procedures used in the financing of major extensions to utilities and transportation operations.
Ability to plan and implement agency financial management programs.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability to interpret and analyze complex financial data and reports.
Ability to plan, assign, review and supervise the work of others.
Ability to communicate effectively.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A bachelor's degree with accounting courses and professional experience in a related area such as accounting, auditing, banking or finance.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A bachelor's degree with accounting courses and four years professional experience in a related area such as accounting, auditing, banking or finance.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to hear and/or understand conversations. (Continuous)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)

Additional New Requirements:
Computer literacy.


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