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.
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.
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.