GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
Performs professional analytical, and financial work involving the development and maintenance
of varied financial records and reports. Obtains and analyzes financial, accounting and budgetary
information, conducts management and procedural systems analyses and provides technical
Performs complex accounting/financial-related analysis activities based on a thorough knowledge
of accounting principles and procedures. Performs specific tasks during financial and operational
reviews of Kissimmee Utility Authority by evaluation of the effectiveness of internal controls
which safeguard Authority assets, provide financial data for reporting for internal and external use,
and promote operational efficiency. Evaluation of the comprehensiveness of, and compliance
with, established company policies and procedures. Analyzes accounting, financial and operating
data to identify emerging trends or deviations from normal operations.
Responsible for the maintenance of various journals, spreadsheets, and statistical reports. Audits
vouchers and determines proper coding prior to issuance of checks. Refers errors found to
originating department with suggestions for corrections. Investigates and reconciles assigned
general ledger accounts. Coordinates the accumulation, preparation, evaluation, and recording of
often complex financial accounting transactions required for monthly financial statements.
Performs detailed analysis of the operations and activities as they relate to the formulation and
administration of the budget system for assigned responsibility area. This position assists in the
coordination of the annual budget preparation, monitors budgetary preparation for assigned
responsibility area, communicates review, and monitors budget to actual data. Prepares cost
benefit and cost effectiveness studies.
Acquires and disseminates information concerning work methods and procedures, controls, and
similar management functions. Develops detailed flowcharts and corresponding documentation of
assigned responsibility area. Evaluates internal controls and identifies the key controls and
weaknesses. Perform tests to determine if key controls are reliable and functioning. Documents
test results in work paper form. Assists external auditors during audits of assigned responsibility
area by preparing spreadsheets for management and external audit review.
Make financial presentation as directed. Performs all other duties as assigned. May be required
to work hours beyond established work schedule.
PERFORMS TWO (2) OF THE LISTED TYPICAL TASKS AS ASSIGNED BY THE
Calculate and implement COPA and ECCR rate (monthly/semiannual)
Update and tie out the EXCEL financial model for KUA's Annual Budget and 5-year plan
reflecting a full set of pro forma financial statements ensuring proper checks and balances.
Demonstrate the ability to manage a project that involves complex problem solving, scenario
solutions, and working with different operating departments.
Demonstrate the ability to read, understand, and break down complex third party contracts
to assist KUA management (Ex. TARP, COK, AMI, AMSCOT, etc.).
Prepare the monthly condensed financial report with minimal to no assistance.
Complete three or more of the following tasks: Reconcile payroll accounts and review
payroll related government returns; Review, document, and present sufficiency of
allowance for doubtful accounts; Review and approve Sales, Gross Receipts, Public
Service and FPSC tax returns; Review and update the labor and material overhead
allocation model (annually), present results, and implement changes in construction
management as agreed to by management; Coordinate, review and prepare a
recommendation for the annual Capital Improvement Fund roll forward and the annual
estimated assets-retirements-depreciation expense; Demonstrate a complete
understanding of the fixed asset process through timely review, analysis, identification
and communication of issues, as well as recommendations of alternative solutions.
Ability to research, document, present, and make recommendations on complex issues in two
or more of the following areas: GASB Pronouncements, FASB Standards, IRS Codes and
Regulations, Florida Statutes and Florida Administrative Code regarding sales tax and/or FPSC
assessments, Florida Statutes regarding tangible personal property tax returns and/or
unclaimed property, FEMA’s Public Assistance Policy Guide regarding disaster
reimbursement, and Fair Labor Standards Act and American Payroll Association guidance for
labor related questions
Prepare the annual Management’s Discussion & Analysis with minimal to no assistance.
Independently prepare all required Treasury schedules for the month-end Accounting close.
This includes the explanation for any material variances.
Must be capable of updating all Treasury related reports, debt transactions and investment
transactions during absences of the Manager of Treasury. Daily information summarizing these
activities must be available for the VP of Finance and Administration. Must be capable of
executing transactions with the SBA for daily funding of investment or operating activities.
Perform ad hoc financial analysis and provide analytical support for debt and investment
management and long-term liquidity management.
Prepare Annual Bond Disclosure Document.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of financial and utility industry standards, practices, principles and
techniques. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to creatively
solve complex financial problems associated with the utility industry. Must be able to effectively
communicate orally and in writing. Must have good analytical and problem solving skills. Must
have a keen sense of attention to details. Must be flexible and have the ability to handle a diverse
range of financial projects simultaneously. Must have good time management skills. Ability to
effectively utilize financial software tools and programs to accomplish assigned task.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
B.S./B.A. from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance,
accounting, business or other related subjects. Demonstrated strong spreadsheet skills, writing
and oral communication skills required. Four years’ experience in business- related field. MBA,
CPA, CMA, CTP or applicable professional designation or certification desirable and may
substitute for one year of experience.
Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is a municipal electric utility. Salary range: (Low) $29.53 – (High) $45.99. Excellent benefits. EOE.