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Title

Accountant 

Salary Range $59,233 to $63,000 DOQ  
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field required; supplemented by two (2) years of experience performing government accounting duties; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

ADA Compliance

Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.

Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors: Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

 

The city is an EOE, DFW; Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

No calls please, only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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Description

Position Summary:

This classification conducts accounting duties requiring independent judgment, including reconciling accounts, monitoring account budget status, completing transactional and informational reports, and performing administrative duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

  • Processes a variety of documentation associated with accounting duties for department/division operations, within designated timeframes and per established procedures; receives and reviews various documentation, invoices, departmental reports, customer billings, and division specific items; modifies and deletes data entry transactions as necessary; and completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Maintain a P-Card system and process all P-Card Transactions.
  • Process accounts payable transactions ensuring accuracy of invoices and check payments while adhering to deadlines and regulations.
  • Posts adjustment entries and reconciles accounts; monitors budget status of accounts; reviews submitted accounting documents; and posts adjustments or forwards errors/misstatements to applicable parties for resolution.
  • Reconciles bank statements, balances activity statements, and research dishonored checks; prints applicable banking statements/reports; research outstanding items to their full extent; and prepares/sends correspondence and follows up on previous items with applicable parties to resolve outstanding items. Monitors daily bank account balances; maintains schedules of cash and investment accounts and records all transactions.
  • Assists Finance Manager with the annual audit by preparing work papers, schedules and analyzing account balances.
  • Prepares special reports and financial analysis as requested by the Finance Manager or the Chief Financial Officer/Finance Director.
  • Maintains City’s capital asset records, including analysis, preparation and recording of all capital asset transactions, inventory reconciliations and required reporting.
  • Conducts professional accounting duties independently; interprets documents and makes appropriate adjustments and entries for all City Funds.
  • Assists with contract/grant administration procedures; prepares/maintains spreadsheet of budgeted revenues and expenditures compared with actual revenue and expenditures; and advises appropriate personnel on unusual and/or significant variances.
  • Research information for customers, external auditors, and City staff.
  • Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, and other documentation, including reconciliation reports, reimbursement requests, receipts, grant reports, and financial analysis; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; and maintains computerized and/or hardcopy records.
  • Supervises, trains, and evaluates subordinate staff; analyze, evaluate, and solve accounting and administrative problems
  • Maintains a current, comprehensive knowledge and awareness of applicable laws, regulations, principles, and practices relating to government accounting, financial reporting and/or grant accounting and administration; maintains professional affiliations; and attends webinars, meetings, workshops, hearings, and training sessions as required; may provide related training and guidance to staff.

Additional Functions

Performs other related duties as required.

 

 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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