Kentucky Public Pensions Authority (KPPA) is currently seeking a Graduate Accountant Supervisor for the Division of Accounting. Located in Frankfort, Kentucky, KPPA is responsible for the daily administration of three state administered retirement systems with $25 billion in combined assets. These systems have a membership of approximately 421,000 state and local government employees in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, including state employees, state police officers, city, and county employees, as well as non-teaching staff of local school boards and regional universities.
The KPPA Division of Accounting consists of 2 branches and is responsible for the preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Annual Report (ACFR). This position will supervise the professional accountants and subprofessional employees who work in the cash management branch and will assist managers, directors, and executives in related duties, including the performance of bank reconciliations, general ledger accounting entries, financial statement review and preparation, and ad hoc projects.
KPPA offers great benefits for full-time employees including affordable health, dental and vision insurance with an optional health reimbursement account, wellness incentive program, life insurance, retirement plan, vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, employee discounts, training/career development opportunities, optional deferred compensation program (401k/457k), flexible work schedules, ample parking, and a walkable campus.
Plan, direct, and review the work of cash management branch employees in the application of accounting principles, methods, and procedures.
Oversee the non-custodial bank accounts at KPPA, including transfers to/from the custodial bank, reconcilation of bank accounts to the general ledger, and coordination with the Finance Cabinet.
Reviews the work of subordinates regarding member service purchases; cash receipts, cancellations, and payments in applicable accounting systems, including the Commonwealths Accounting System (eMars),
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree, which includes twenty semester hours in accounting, (required)
Three years of professional accounting experience
Knowledge of GAAP and GASB pronouncements
Knowledge of eMars and/or other relevant accounting systems.
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