Be part of the team that provides affordable housing opportunities to New Mexicans statewide. New Mexico Finance Authority (MFA) has an opening within Accounting Department for a Accounting Supervisor. The responsibilities of the Accounting Supervisor are general ledger accounting through financial statement preparation for MFA programs or functions. This includes establishing accounts payable processes and managing the accounts’ payable function; reviewing the reconciliation of cash and investments; acquiring working knowledge of the general bond resolutions; preparation of journal entries and reports as required; analysis of financial data and support of annual audit. Manage assigned daily accounting operations and supervise staff.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in accounting and three years’ experience managing general ledger functions and accounts payable, preferably in public accounting or in banking, mortgage banking or the mortgage servicing industry. Ten years directly related to experience will be considered in lieu of education.
Three years supervisory experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Strong knowledge of accounting theory, fund accounting, and generally accepted accounting principles
- Working knowledge of General Ledger accounting and reporting
- Must possess strong analytical skills
- Multi-task oriented
- Maintain confidentiality
- Dependable self-starter
- Supervise and evaluate employees
- Prioritize and assign work
- Train, orient, and manage personnel
- Work independently
- Apply listening and interview skills, work under pressure, address conflict, solve problems
- Read, analyze, and interpret standards, policies, procedures, and regulations
- Develop and write reports, policies, and correspondence
- Handle common inquiries or complaints
- Effectively present information and respond to questions from customers, employees, and visitors
- Perform mathematical computations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division. Calculate percent distributions, increase rates, and similar computations.
- Exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job
- Operate standard office equipment, such as computer keyboards and monitors, copiers, scanners, and telephone
- Use (or learn to use) computer software and systems applicable to the position
- Follow oral and written instructions and procedures
- Collect, organize, and interpret data and prepare accurate records
- Meet schedules and deadlines of the work unit
- Communicate in English effectively orally and in writing
- Adapt to changes in work situations and priorities
- Establish and maintain constructive and cooperative interpersonal relationships with employees, peers, supervisors, or managers in the work unit and other departments, as well as with employees of outside entities and other individuals, as applicable to the essential duties and responsibilities