The fundamental reason this classification exists is to supervise and oversee all financial funds and transactions for the City of Montgomery. Major work responsibilities include supervising the accounting and accounts payable functions for the city, responding to inquiries for solution of accounting problems or for information or interpretation, preparing financial and/or accounting reports, managing accounting records and data, supervising two or more professional accounting and clerical positions, and performing other administrative tasks related to general accounting. The incumbent makes recommendations regarding changes to accounting procedures or the financial accounting system. The comptroller is typically given, by the Director of Finance, a broad concept to implement and is expected to design and implement the concept. The Comptroller is supervised by the Director of Finance.
Bachelor’s degree with concentration in accounting and five years of professional accounting or auditing experience to include two years of governmental accounting.
NOTE:Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the
requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.