Senior Accountant

Tolleson, AZ

Job description

Position Description

The Senior Accountant independently performs advanced accounting analysis and administrative work in the City's Finance Department. Duties include, but not limited to, preparing various monthly journal entries and schedules as needed. Responsible for the monthly bank reconciliation, grant accounting and capital asset accounting. Assisting in the preparation of the city's comprehensive annual financial report and all other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field and minimum of five years of full time professional experience in accounting, auditing, budgeting, or closely related financial activity; OR, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Desirable Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting highly desired. Previous 8 + years experience in the area of responsibility (bank rec, grants, and capital assets), governmental accounting experience, experience preparing or auditing the CAFR, demonstrated ability to understand and interpret grant contractual requirements and compliance are highly desirable. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification preferred. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), accounting and/or modified accrual accounting as it relates to government and knowledge of Financial System Software are highly desirable.

Physical Demands

Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met. Working Conditions are in an office setting. Depending on assignment some travel may be required.

Job Information

Closing Date: Open Until Filled First Review Date: Monday, July 22, 2019

Hiring Range: $66,862.28 to $83,577.84 D.O.E

Position Grade (C43) Full Compensation Range $66,862.28 to $100,293.41

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Other Information

It is important that your application shows all relevant work experience and education. Work experience must be noted on the application. Applicants may be rejected if not fully complete. Your resume may not be submitted as an application.

Applicants may request a reasonable accommodation, if needed, by contacting Human Resources at 623-936-7111.