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Senior Accountant

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  • 2.1115.108
  • Full-Time
  • College Degree
  • 3+ Yrs
  • Delano
  • Delano, CA

Duties include: Analyzing various general ledger accounts for accuracy; Creating new account numbers or making changes in account descriptions on City chart of accounts; Preparing & maintaining control & subsidiary accounting records involving variety of transactions & accounts; Conducting bank reconciliation for General Pooled Cash Accounts, RDA, REDIP, RTC Facility, & various trust funds as received; Assisting in budget preparation by producing budgetary worksheets to complete projections of revenue & expenditures, spreadsheets of department employees, salaries, & benefits, & variety of other spreadsheets & graphs; Reviewing current accounting practices & procedures & recommending modifications & revisions; Entering & retrieving data & preparing reports from online or personal computer system, following established formats; Receiving direct supervision & general direction from Director of Finance &/or Assistant Finance Director; Directing & reviewing work of assigned staff & training others in work procedures; Verifying accuracy of financial data & information; Performing accurate detailed work, including complex arithmetic & statistical computations; Organizing & maintaining accurate records & files; Preparing clear & concise reports. Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university with major in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field; 3-5 yrs professional-level accounting exp., preferably in governmental fund accounting or other public agency setting; Knowledge of principles & practices of fund & governmental accounting & accounting terminology; Knowledge of laws & regulations pertaining to public accounting & finance; Knowledge of correct use of oral & written English, spelling, punctuation, & composition; Knowledge of advanced record keeping principles & practices & operation of standard office equipment. (#2.1115.108 – Delano)