Provide professional level accounting support for the general ledger, payroll and other financial systems; analyze and review financial transactions for the preparation of the Annual Financial Report; perform complex financial analysis for various programs within the city and perform a variety of accounting functions relative to assigned areas of responsibility.
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Minimum Education, Experience And Additional Requirements
Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis. Exception: The nine (9) required credit hours in accounting are not interchangeable.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field to include nine (9) credit hours in accounting with a passing grade of a 'C' or better, plus three (3) years of paraprofessional accounting experience to include one (1) year direct supervisory or technical lead experience.
Possession of a valid Driver's License (Class D), or ability to obtain by date of hire.
Possession of a City Operator's Permit (COP) within 6 months from date of hire.
Advanced principles and practices of fiscal record-keeping and reporting
Advanced principles and techniques of accounting
Advanced principles of business mathematics
Principles and practices of governmental accounting
Generally accepted accounting principles
Basic principles of contract compliance monitoring
Modern office methods, procedures and computer equipment
Principles and procedures of financial record-keeping and reporting
Principles and procedures related to budgetary preparation, controls and development
Methods and techniques of financial analysis
Principles and procedures related to fixed-asset management
Methods and techniques of research, analysis and report preparation
Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation
Principles of payroll processing, accounting, and regulatory reporting
Preferred Skills & Abilities
Maintain a variety of financial records and files
Accurately tabulate, record, and balance assigned transactions
Monitor and analyze budget expenditures
Operate a variety of computerized equipment including various software and mainframe programs
Independently perform the full range of professional accounting functions
Work independently in the absence of supervision
Prepare administrative and financial reports
Communicate clearly and concisely
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
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