$45,568.90 - $72,910.24 Annually
Department of Finance
Department of Finance - Retirement
6/7/2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Description Performs accounting work in a variety of financial areas. Coordinates implementation of accounting system improvements including subsystem implementations. Reviews system tables and financial reports during system upgrades or enhancements to make sure that all transactions are processing correctly. Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university with major work in accounting; two to three years related experience and/or training in public accounting or the governmental sector at a professional level; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certified Public Accountant preferred.
Examples of Duties SUMMARY
Performs accounting and systems work in a variety of financial areas which includes daily security and table maintenance on multiple financial systems to ensure financial operations continuity.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Assists with any financial systems implementations and improvements, including any subsystems
Assists users with complicated systems issues
Processes and reviews financial systems jobs as needed
Assists with the testing and reconciliation of any financial system upgrade or enhancement
Reviews system tables and financial reports during system upgrades or enhancements to make sure that all transactions are processing correctly
Performs work in the maintenance of complex financial records
Prepares journal entries, budget transactions and account reconciliations
Prepares financial analyses and financial reports for external agencies as needed
Assists in the preparation of data for the City's annual budget process
Assists in preparing accounting system for annual closing if assigned to the department of Finance
Reviews current accounting procedures and recommends needed improvements
Participates in special projects; researches and prepares management reports as needed
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Typical Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in accounting or a related field; two to three years related experience and/or training in accounting and/or auditing, preferably in a public accounting firm or through specialization in the government sector; one or two years experience in the maintenance of complex financial systems, including payroll and accounting software; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certified Public Accountant preferred.
Supplemental Information LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret journals, financial reports, or governmental regulations. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints orally and in writing. Ability to communicate effectively with management, public groups or employees of organization.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written or oral form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
This is a job description and not an individualized position description. A job description defines the general character and scope of duties and responsibilities of all positions in a job classification, but it is not intended to describe and does not necessarily list the essential job functions for a given position in a classification.