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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Opening: Accounting Manager

job openingThe Mid-Region Council of Governments is accepting applications for the Accounting Manager position.


Under supervision of the Senior Finance Manager, performs a variety of accounting duties, requiring accuracy and attention to detail.

Essential Functions:

  1. Coordinates all phases of payroll, including the following: reviews the entering of payroll on electronic timesheets, ensures that data is transferred to City’s mainframe on a timely basis, may act as timekeeper. Summarizes and verifies Labor Distribution.  
  2. Ensures payroll properly posted to MRCOG’ general ledger system
  3. Performs monthly close-out of general ledger
  4. Prepares monthly invoices
  5. Enters invoices into general ledger system
  6. Assists Senior Finance Manager in grant reporting
  7. Performs monthly cash reconciliation
  8. Assists Senior Finance Manager in monthly financial reporting to managers and Executive Board
  9. Assists Senior Finance Manager in preparing for audits  
  10. Oversees and supervises Accounts Payable accountant. Responsible ensuring invoices are timely paid, and expenditures correctly posted
  11. Assists the preparation of annual budget
  12. Ensures 1099’s and 1096 are properly filed
  13. Prepares deposits
  14. Assists Senior Finance Manager in preparing the Indirect Cost Rate Proposal
  15. Assists Senior Finance Manager in preparing GAAP disclosures for financial statements (GASBS 68, 75, 87, etc.)  
  16. Assists Senior Finance Manager in ensuring MRCOG’s and WCCNM’s SAM registrations are current


Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university, plus five (5) years of accounting experience required. Master’s degree may substitute for 2 years of experience. Knowledge of government accounting and reporting required. CPA and/or CGFM highly desirable. Must have proficient computer skills, with emphasis on fund accounting software and spreadsheets. 

How to Apply

Cover letter and resume may be submitted in person or by mail at: Mid-Region Council of Governments, Attn: Personnel, 809 Copper Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 not later than 5:00 pm, Friday, August 19, 2022. Late letters of interest will not be considered.

The Mid-Region Council of Governments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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