Houston-Galveston Area Council Overview
Serving more than 7 million people in our region, the Houston Galveston Area Council is the cornerstone to address issues that cross city limits and county lines every day for 13 county governments, 107 cities, and 11 school districts. Serving as an instrument of local government cooperation, promoting the region’s orderly development and the safety and welfare of its citizens; our planning and service programs span a broad spectrum from transportation and homeland security planning to workforce development, assistance to the elderly, 9-1-1 service, watershed protection, and disaster recovery.
H-GAC is looking for a highly talented and driven individual to join our organization as an Accounting/Finance Specialist in our Transportation Department. Through the cooperation with local governments, H-GAC’s Transportation Department improves the quality of life for residents across the region.
The Accounting/Finance Specialist will be responsible for a variety of contract management and reporting tasks that include: reviewing state and federal contract required documentation and consultant invoices for the reimbursement/payment of funds, document review for compliance according to governmental contracts and regulations-audits, preparation and correspondence related to contract information request, contract preparation and entry into contract management system, preparation of reports related to invoicing, meeting tight deadlines based on monthly cycles, and meeting with staff and other team members to support contract and invoicing activities. This position is a support position and requires good communication skills with team members.
The successful candidate will have at a minimum:
- Associate degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field of study
- Applicable experience may substitute for education
- Three (3) years of experience working with local government, nonprofit programs, school or in job related duties
Preferred qualifications include:
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field of study
- Five (5) years of experience working with local government, nonprofit programs, school or in job related duties
Apply online via: https://h-gac.com/careers
H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status.
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