Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager/ Work-Life Balance / Excellent Benefits!

  • Murphy, TX
  • $70,000 - $90,000
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A bit about us:

We are a city in suburban Collin County, Texas, United States. We are located northeast of Dallas and has a history that goes back to the late 1800s. We have a population of 21,013. We are family style environment and are looking for an Accounting Manager who has experience in a local government or municipality.

Why join us?

Top Benefits!
  • Retirement benefits provided through the Texas Municipal Retirement System
  • Mandatory contributions via payroll deduction - employee contributes 7% and the City matches 2 - 1
  • Term Life Insurance plan of $20,000 paid for by the City of Murphy
  • Supplemental coverage is available for purchase by the employee
  • City pays the full premium for employees and provides a 50% premium contribution for qualified dependents
  • PPO plan with Blue Cross Blue Shield, Dental plan with Ameritas and Vision plan with VSP
  • Benefits are deducted pre-tax
  • Telemedicine, including a behavioral health component, fully funded by the City of Murphy
  • Flexible Spending Health and Dependent Care accounts available for employee contribution
  • Long-term disability insurance paid by the City of Murphy
  • Identity Protection plan available through My ID Care
  • Longevity pay: All full-time employees receive $4.00 per month for each year of service beginning the month following the first full year of service
  • Employee Assistance Program provided free to employees and family members
  • Vacation: Two weeks (10 days) annually through the first five years, three weeks (15 days) annually from 5 years to 10 years, and four weeks (20 days) annually for 10 years of service and beyond
  • Sick time: Two weeks (10 days) annually - accrued incrementally each pay period
  • Time can be rolled over each year to a maximum of 720 hours
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457) offered by Mission Square
  • Optional and fully funded by the employee

Job Details

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Accounting Manager to join our team in the Engineering industry. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Accounting Policies & Procedures, work with city departments, Annual Operating Budgets, and Annual ROPs. The successful candidate will have a passion for accuracy and attention to detail, and a proven track record of delivering results in a fast-paced environment.


  • Develop, implement and maintain accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Work with city departments to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting
  • Prepare and manage Annual Operating Budgets and Annual ROPs
  • Analyze financial statements and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Manage the day-to-day accounting operations including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger
  • Ensure timely and accurate month-end and year-end close processes
  • Manage the preparation of financial reports for management and external stakeholders
  • Oversee the preparation of tax returns and other regulatory filings
  • Manage and develop a team of accounting professionals


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • CPA designation or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in Accounting Policies & Procedures, work with city departments, Annual Operating Budgets, and Annual ROPs
  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Experience with accounting software and ERP systems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience managing and developing a team of accounting professionals

If you are a highly motivated and experienced Accounting Manager with a passion for accuracy and attention to detail, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity in the Engineering industry. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and a dynamic work environment.
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Job Details
Murphy, TX
Job Type
$70,000 - $90,000