Texas Department of Motor Vehicles
Performs highly advanced and/or managerial (senior-level) accounting work at the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV), Accounting Operations Section in the Finance & Administrative Services Division. Work involves preparing, coordinating and/or overseeing the preparation of financial analyses and reports, revenue operations, payroll and payment processing; and establishing, maintaining, and/or overseeing accounting systems, procedures, and controls. Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the Director of Accounting Operations. Serves as the Assistant Director of Accounting.
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Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, business management or finance plus five (5) years’ experience in accounting and financial operations using the Centralized Accounting & Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS), the Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS), or other integrated accounting system. Three (3) years progressively responsible managerial/supervisory experience. Certification as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas is preferred. Additional experience in financial reporting, general ledger maintenance, revenue management, payment processing, or auditing may be substituted for education on a year per year basis. (Experience requirements may be satisfied by full-time experience or the prorated part-time equivalent.)
Oversees and prepares annual, monthly and ad-hoc financial statements, revenue transactions, purchase and payroll vouchers, reports; approves and signs journal entries, purchase vouchers, and payroll vouchers in multiple accounting systems.
Assists and supports the Director of Accounting Operations in maintaining control over the integrity of the agency’s financial records.
Oversees and develops methods for the control of cash receipts, deposits and revenue reconciliation.
Prepares and coordinates the planning, development, and submission of the agency’s annual financial report in accordance with Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts requirements.
Oversees and reviews revenue/payment documents and processes.
Oversees the analysis of processing systems, functions and structures; and recommends changes as necessary.
Oversees staff development plans and activities.
Prepares and reviews general ledger accounting entries and reconciliation of financial transactions between the Uniform Statewide Accounting System (USAS), the Centralized Accounting & Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS) and TxDMV revenue reporting systems and interfaces.
Recommends and implements agency accounting and financial policies and procedures in accordance with statute and professionally accepted standards.
May design and consult with information technology staff in the development of computer systems for financial applications and interfaces.
Assigns and supervises the work of others.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Confronting Direct Reports – Deals with problem direct reports firmly and in a timely manner; doesn’t allow problems to fester; regularly reviews performance and holds timely discussions; can make negative decisions when all other efforts fail; deals effectively with troublemakers.
Customer Focus – Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
Decision Quality – Makes good decisions (without considering how much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgement; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought by other for advice and solutions.
Delegation – Clearly and comfortably delegates both routine and important tasks and decisions; broadly shares both responsibility and accountability; tends to trust people to perform; lets direct reports finish their own work.
Developing Direct Reports and Others – Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each direct report’s career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes direct reports to accept development moves; will take direct reports who need work; is a people builder.
Directing Others – Is good at establishing clear directions; sets stretching objectives; distributes the workload appropriately; lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner; maintains two-day dialogue with others on work and results; brings out the best in people; is a clear communicator.
Functional/Technical Skills – Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
Hiring and Staffing – Has a nose for talent; hires the best people available from inside or outside; is not afraid of selecting strong people; assembles talented staffs.
Integrity and Trust – Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn’t misrepresent him/herself for personal gains.
Managing and Measuring Work – Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions; sets clear objectives and measures; monitors process, progress, and results; designs feedback loops in work.
Problem Solving – Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stops at the first answer.
Drive for Results – Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
Posted: May 04, 2021