Accounting/Fiscal Manager II

July 11, 2024

The State Treasurer’s Office promotes a culture that stresses high performance, accountability and collaboration.

The successful candidate must be high energy and able to adapt to a fast-paced environment, while juggling multiple priorities and still delivering quality work. Must possess a high degree of emotional intelligence, positive attitude, utilize a solution-driven approach to problem solving and understand the importance of maintaining positive working relationships with both internal staff and external service providers. These qualities will enable the ideal candidate to be best suited to further our mission of providing consumer facing investment and financial programs to the citizens of South Carolina.

Job Responsibilities:
This position will perform expert level professional duties required to accurately perform financial accounting functions necessary for GAAP basis financial accounting records for the Treasury and Banking Divisions of the SC State Treasurer’s Office. They will also assist with complex financial analysis projects, compliance, research and executive initiatives. Job duties include:

  • Performs and presents in-depth research on financial, legal or technical issues and special projects involving the Treasury, Debt, Investments & Banking functions for the agency. Presents research or findings in oral or written form as may be required. Implements process improvement initiatives.
    – Provides accounting support to various treasury accounting, banking and investment functions.
  • Supervises the preparation and review of monthly, semi-annual and annual investment reports to include reconciliation and review of the portfolio balances and investment income to ensure the accuracy of the reports.
  • Researches and resolves complex investment accounting issues for SCEIS. Proactively researches solutions to prevent future events.
  • Maintains standard cost accounting systems, including the recording, processing, reconciling and compiling of financial data not captured by normal financial accounting processes.
  • Analyzes agency business operations to provide technical advice and direction to senior management on the analysis, planning, organizing and controlling of agency systems and services involving financial areas and materials.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with external customers and other professionals including internal and external auditors. Identifies operational gaps or weaknesses and suggests areas of improvement to operational procedures as needed. Provides solutions to address risks associated with operations oversight.
  • Coordinates and assists with Treasury, Banking and Investment related external reporting. Ensures compliance and conformance with generally accepted accounting principles and reporting requirements of federal, state and local entities. Serves as one of the agency’s subject matter experts for Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) regulations. Monitors and ensures compliance with GASB updates and regulations.

Agency Minimum Qualifications*:
A bachelor’s degree in finance or closely related field is preferred. A minimum of seven (7) years of full-time, progressively responsible fiscal experience in accounting, finance, debt management, auditing and/or banking. Strong Excel skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Extensive experience in SCEIS (SAP) is preferred.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is highly preferred.

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