Great People, Great Opportunities, Important Work
The primary role of an Assistant Project Manager is to assist the project managers in the development and management of (a) GASB technical agenda projects from inception, through appropriate due process phases, to issuance of GASB pronouncements, including Statements of Governmental Accounting Standards and Concepts, (b) research activities, and (c) post-implementation reviews (PIRs). The Assistant Project Manager also may assist the Director of RTA or Assistant Directors of RTA (senior staff) on other activities that are not a current technical agenda project or pre-agenda research activity. Assistant Project Managers also are able to lead narrow, straightforward projects or a component of a larger project with support from the senior staff.
In carrying out the responsibilities of this position, the Assistant Project Manager is expected to (a) assist in the planning and management of the research or project; (b) provide high quality technical materials to the Board; (c) assist in developing effective internal communications with Board members and staff and external communications to educate the constituency; and (d) provide effective leadership, motivation, and development of lower level technical staff assigned to the research or project.
A. Planning and Completion of Work
B. Technical Research Analysis
D. Managing People
E. Other Accountabilities
Essential Skills and Experience
Individuals in this position should possess the following skills and attributes:
Technical Knowledge and Analytical Skills
Five to nine years of technical accounting experience in public accounting; government financial management, accounting, or auditing; development of accounting standards; academic in accounting, financial management, or similarly relevant field; or analysis and research involving the use of governmental financial statements.
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