Under general supervision, is responsible for performing routine and
moderately complex accounting and analytical work requiring professional
knowledge of theory and practice of recording, classifying, examining,
and analyzing accounting records and financial transactions. Working
conditions are primarily inside an office environment. Exercises no
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Prepares forecast data, journal entries, adjustments, and schedule.
- Maintains and reconciles monthly reports, invoices, statements, and
- other records of financial transactions.
- Prepares working papers, schedules, exhibits, and summaries.
- Examines and maintains a variety of accounting documents and verifies
- accuracy of computations.
- Determines that all transactions are properly supported, are in
- accordance with pertinent regulations, and are classified and recorded
- according to acceptable accounting standards.
- Prepares documents for processing.
- Reviews monthly, quarterly, and annual expenditure reports.
- Provides assistance to auditors as needed.
- Participates in the completion of special studies and projects.
- Assists in the preparation and administration of the department or
- division budget.
- Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
- One (1) year of accounting experience.
Ability to work independently in a fast pace, highly critical, environment,
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of theories, principles, and practices of accounting.
- Knowledge of governmental accounting procedures and policies.
- Knowledge of accounting related computer programs and software.
- Knowledge of budget preparation and administration.
- Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and
- Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software
- Skill in operating a calculator and/or a ten key adding machine.
- Ability to operate a computer keyboard and other basic office
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
- Ability to apply accounting principles and practices to municipal
- Ability to interpret and analyze complex financial documents and
- Ability to prepare a variety of financial statements, reports, and
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with
co-workers, management, and the general public.