Friday , March 31 2023

City of Anaheim Government Jobs – Accountant

Website City of Anaheim

Job Description:

The City of Anaheim Finance Department seeks a dynamic and customer service oriented Accountant to manage the City’s Accounts Payables operation. Under the direction of the Senior Accountant, the Accountant will manage the City’s Accounts Payable section and its staff, interacting with internal customers and external vendors, recording and monitoring Accounts Payable transactions, and ensuring that proper and established accounting policies and procedures are followed.

Job Responsibilities:

  •  Assist in the development and implementation of policies and priorities related to the activities of the accounts payable section.
  • Participate in establishing uniform accounting policies and procedures.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Ensure proper and established accounting policies and procedures are followed
  • Respond to inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information within the area of assignment; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Supervise accounts payable staff while maintaining accounting and administrative controls over the function; review weekly accounts payable checks to accrue payments due to year-end closing; interact with vendors, contractors, auditors, and City representatives on accounts payable related issues.
  • Maintain computerized spreadsheets of financial transactions; prepare journal entries for posting to the general ledger.
  • Audit and reconcile accounts payable documents.
  • Prepare adjusting entries for all outstanding City debts; review and reconcile liability accounts.
  • Prepare, review, and issue 1099 forms and manage sales & use tax related issues.
  • Provide complete and accurate financial reports; verify and test financial data; prepare interim financial narrative reports explaining variances with graphic and analysis ratios.
  • Conduct the posting, balancing, and reconciliation of purchasing card transactions.
  • Coordinate the retention and management of financial accounting files and documents; maintain an inventory of finance and accounting records.
  • Prepare and verify adjusted journal entries for corrected financial reports; review and interpret financial results with narrative explanations, ratio analyses and graphic reports.
  • Prepare complete, accurate, and timely financial statements and reports for management staff, auditors, regulatory agencies, and financial institutions.
  • Conduct and monitor the posting, balancing, and reconciliation of the general ledger and subsidiary accounts; examine all accounting transactions to ensure accuracy; correct financial records as necessary; summarize and compile reports based on transactions.

Job Requirements:

  • Two (2) years of responsible professional accounts payable accounting experience supplemented by a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or a related field.

Job Details:

Company: City of Anaheim

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Anaheim, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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