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Senior Accountant

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SUMMARY: Responsible for performing complex, professional accounting activities requiring incumbents to be subject matter experts related to assignments. Positions either manage Accounts Payable, capital projects and fixed assets, or Payroll and the General Ledger, including revenue collection and accounting. Work requires general direction, working from broad goals and policies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices
- Knowledge of Governmental Accounting Standards Board GASB pronouncements
- Knowledge of asset capitalization standards and depreciation
- Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles GAAP
- Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, and regulations
- Knowledge of automated financial management software packages
- Skilled in prioritizing and evaluating the work of subordinate staff
- Skilled in analyzing and evaluating complex accounting and/or auditing situations
- Skilled in reconciling cash and other related accounts
- Skilled in preparing journal entries
- Skilled in entering information into databases and/or spreadsheets
- Skilled in performing mathematical calculations
- Skilled in recording, analyzing, verifying, reconciling, and reporting accounting transactions
- Skilled in preparing complex analysis in support of preparing financial statements and reports
- Skilled in maintaining records
-Skilled in recording, analyzing, verifying, reconciling, and reporting accounting transactions
- Skilled in researching discrepancies
- Skilled in preparing complex analysis in support of preparing financial statements and reports
- Skilled in maintaining records
- Skilled in prioritizing, organizing, and managing multiple simultaneous projects
- Skilled in reading, interpreting, applying, and explaining rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
- Skilled in preparing clear and concise reports
- Skilled in gathering and analyzing information and making recommendations based on findings and in support of organizational goals
- Skilled in operating a computer and related software applications
- Skilled in communicating effectively with a variety of individuals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICIATIONS:
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
- Three years of progressively responsible accounting experience.

PREFERENCES:
- Three years of governmental accounting experience.
- Experience in testing impacts of financial software implementations.

SALARY RANGE:
$60,375 - $65,000




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