Pay Range 21 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$25.2718$37.9077
Hourly (42 hrs.)$24.0684$36.1026
Hourly (56 hrs.)$18.0513$27.0770

Senior Accountant

Range: $52,565.40 - $78,848.08 (21)
Position Number: 122

JOB TITLE: Senior Accountant JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for participating in highly technical and complex accounting and financial reporting for citywide fiscal reporting; for the coordination and review of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR); and assists with the annual reporting requirements for the Citys Benchmarking Project. Position involves working in a team environment and participating in highly technical and complex citywide accounting and financial reporting, including coordination with the Accounting team for comprehensive CAFR processes and output. Work includes financial report generation including, but not limited to, monthly and quarterly reports, annual financial reports, and other reporting that may be required. Work requires high level of responsibility and organizational skills in coordinating with internal team or external auditors for audit related requirements of financial reporting; for recommendations for the development and maintenance of a detailed standardized procedural manual for yearend processes; and for systematic internal controls over financial reporting. Work also requires various finance related duties including reconciliations of accounts, and journal entry preparation. Work is performed with considerable independence under the general supervision of the Director of Finance and is reviewed by observation, conversation and the evaluation of reports, recommendations and analysis of results achieved. MAJOR DUTIES: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented. 1. Prepare and maintain a detailed standardized procedural manual for yearend processes. 2. Work with Accounting Team to prepare, review, and provide analysis of annual financial statements. 3. Posting of journal entries. 4. Work with Accounting Team to prepare year-end schedules. 5. Compile financial information for administrative use. 6. Provide back-up to Accounting positions, as assigned. 7. Perform other duties related to the position, as assigned. (Please Note Starting Salary Range for this position is: $52,565.39) PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically sedentary in nature and performed while sitting at a desk. The employee occasionally lifts light objects and must use tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity. The work is typically performed in an office environment. DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Bachelors degree in accounting or finance required. Masters degree and CPA, preferred. Minimum of five or more years of work experience in municipal accounting which clearly demonstrates the ability to carry out responsibilities related to fund accounting or related field of governmental accounting. Knowledge of personal computers, including various software packages such as Word, Excel, Access, investment applications, and financial software. Knowledge of governmental accounting procedures. Knowledge of yearend CAFR preparation and management procedures. Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, city ordinances, and department policies and procedures. Skill in utilizing financial computer software programs. Ability to be bonded. Skill in oral and written communication.