City of Montebello-Accountant

10/3/2022 6:15:10 AM 375


$61,698.96 - $77,054.04 Annually


Montebello, CA

Job Type

Full Time


Finance Department

Job Number

22-23 ACCTNT

Closing date and time

10/13/2022 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana

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Minimum qualifications & Requirements

Training and Experience:   Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education:  Graduation from an accredited "four" year college or university with major course work in finance, accounting, or closely related field.

Work Background:  Three years of progressively responsible varied professional experience in accounting and data processing.  Municipal experience is highly desirable.

Supplemental information

Knowledge of:

  •     Modern principles, practices, and techniques of financial administration, accounting, auditing,      and financial recordkeeping.
  •     Applicable codes, regulations, ordinances, and affecting City finance functions.
  •     Basic knowledge of the use of financial, payroll and data processing systems. 
  •     Financial analysis and research.
  •     Financial statement preparation and financial reporting.
  •     Financial budgets and concepts.
Ability to:

  • Perform a wide variety of professional accounting and ledger assignments.
  • Analyze and evaluate accounting and ledger problems, researching and gathering appropriate data to resolve problems.
  • Insure the accuracy of postings to accounting journals and ledgers.
  • Prepare financial reports and statements including all necessary back-up for annual financial audit (i.e., CAFR, Single Audit, etc.).
  • Research, collect, and analyze information related to finance and accounts.
  • Interpret the City Memoranda of Understanding (MOU's) related to payroll. 
  • Provide information to others concerning financial and accounting records.
  • Provide training for technical and office support personnel.
  • Effectively represent the accounting functions of the Department with concerned individuals, community organizations, and other governmental agencies.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.