Job Title:

Accounting & Finance Manager

Reports to:

Executive Director

FLSA Status:




Job Summary:

The Accounting & Finance Manager is accountable for the accounting and financial operations of the Authority. This includes the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk and is also responsible for cash management and risk management. The Accounting & Finance Manager is also responsible for enhancing the accuracy of the Authority's reported financial results and ensuring that reported results comply with General Accepted Accounting Principles.


Financial Leadership

  • Provide insights and recommendations in areas of expertise to drive effective decision-making.
  • Establish and improve processes and procedures that comply with policies and maintain strong internal controls.
  • Collaborate with other leaders to support organizational goals and mission.

Financial Reporting

  • Prepare and present financial reports to the Board of Directors.
  • Prepare corporate financial statements in a timely fashion.
  • Generate monthly reports, including accounts payable reconciliation, accounts receivable reconciliation, cash flow report, and balance sheet audits.
  • Production of the annual budget and forecasts.

Full-cycle Accounting

  • Supervising the day-to-day accounting operations, including payables, payroll, and receivables.
  • Responsible for the month-end and year-end close processes, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  • Responsible for the reconciliation of bank statements and other financial accounts.

Administration and Compliance

  • Ensure investments follow the Authority Investment Policy and Public Funds Investment Act (PFIA).
  • Maintain financial controls and procedures for the accounting and finance department.
  • Provide Auditors with requested accounting materials.

Cash Management

  • Manage the various ledgers, including cash disbursements, cash receipts, payables, month-end payroll summary, receivables, checking accounts and journal entries to adjust the general ledger.
  • Tracking and recording of bond funding accounts.

Team Management

  • Manage all accounting and finance functions, assignments, staff of 1-2 employees, and prioritizes, as needed.
  • Assign financial responsibilities in consultation with the Director of Operations and/or Executive Director.
  • Oversee accounting and financial services consultants/contractors and track consultants/contractors work efforts.


Financial Acumen: Proficiency in financial principles and practices, including budget preparation, analysis, and reporting. Ability to develop financial models, conduct trend analyses, and recommend financial actions by assessing options regarding organization goals.
Strategic Thinking: Capability to understand the big picture and contribute to long-term planning, forecasting, and budgeting strategies. Ability to align financial management with the strategic objectives of the organization.
Leadership and Team  Management:  Skills in leading, motivating, and developing a team of  professionals.
Integrity: Uphold the values and beliefs of the organization regardless of the challenges. Able to admit errors and provide  a solution to resolve them. Prioritize ethically and honestly all professional dealings.
Analytical and Critical Thinking Skills: Strong analytical skills focused on identifying financial discrepancies, analyzing financial data, and providing solutions to complex financial problems.
Communication and Stakeholder Management: Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to explain complex financial information in an understandable way to non-financial stakeholders.


Job Requirements: 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to provide professional accounting services.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite or related software, budget creation and analysis software and advanced knowledge of QuickBooks.
  • Strong managerial skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Thorough understanding of budgetary and accounting principles, practices, and policies.
  • Public/Non-profit organization experience preferred.

 Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, with a minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting; or a relevant master's degree with 2 years of experience in accounting.

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OST/Almeda Corridors Redevelopment Authority
3131 Emancipation Avenue, Suite 225
Houston, Texas 77004
Office: 713-522-5154
Fax: 713-522-1105