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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:Director/Deputy Director
Pay:Commensurate with exp. - Salary
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The Assistant Director of Financial Reporting assists the Director of Financial Reporting in complying with County financial reporting obligations, maintaining the General Ledger and other financial records, developing and implementing accounting policies and procedures and other duties as required by the Office of the Chief Executive Officer and the Office of the Chief Financial Officer.



  • Provide direction to the Financial Reporting Division supervisors and to the Department of Management and Budget satellite offices on such matters as general accounting, payroll and financial reporting.
  • Direct the preparation and issuance of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the popular report and related stand-alone reports.
  • Direct the preparation and issuance of interim financial reports for distribution to the Wayne County Commission.
  • Direct the preparation of the annual budget and quarterly budget projections for Central Accounting and Payroll (together known as the Financial Reporting Division) and for the Accounts Payable Division.
  • Oversee Accounts Payable and Payroll Supervisors to ensure timeliness of payments and reporting to regulatory bodies.
  • Direct the preparation of professional service contracts, purchase orders and any contract modifications.
  • Keep apprised of new accounting pronouncements and assist with the timely implementation of these pronouncements.
  • Develop County policies and procedures resulting from the various accounting and auditing standard board's standards, County ordinances and resolutions and departmental requirements.
  • Monitor and direct the timely completion of staff assignments through review of weekly status reports and regular staff meetings for the Financial Reporting and Accounts Payable Divisions.
  • Review and approve bi-weekly payroll input.
  • Develop training programs for division staff as well as financial staff throughout the County.
  • Attend Wayne County Commission meetings and other meetings as required by management.
  • Other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.




At the time of application, eligible applicants must have:

A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting; AND

Five (5) years full-time paid hands on supervisory experience in accounting, auditing and financial reporting, preferably in a government sector, within the last two (2) years; AND

Certified Public Accountant license is required.



Wayne County is an Equal Opportunity Employer AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

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