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City of Austin

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Austin, TX

$23.76 – $27.56

Seeking an experienced Accountant to perform various financial tasks including payment processing, account reconciliation, financial reporting, and data analysis.

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Duties, Functions and Responsibilities: - Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. - Prepares and reviews payments, cash receipts, billing or other accounting transactions by verifying documentation and accurately completing transactions. - Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information. - Performs non-routine duties associated with the reconciliation, balancing or processing of vouchers, ledgers, journals, reports and statements. - Researches and resolves complex and difficult billing, invoicing, financial inquiries, accounting and budget information. - Reconciles accounts, identifies and prepares corrections by collecting and analyzing account information and analyzing accounting options. - Processes travel documentation and monitors credit card activity and ensures that transactions and supplemental documentation is in compliance with policies, procedures and internal controls. - Prepares standard and non-standard financial reports, financial analysis, data analysis and graphical data. Prepares financial statements and/or special financial reports including balance sheets, income statements, and other reports. - Research and reconciles accounting transactions, fixes discrepancies. Maintains information and reviews financial transactions by creating and/or monitoring electronic files and/or accounting documents. - Prepares audit work papers for annual or special audit by accumulating data accurately for assigned area(s) in a timely and accurate manner. - Assists in the development of guidelines, procedures and templates for financial review and reporting. - Maintains accounting controls and financial security by following policies and procedures and internal controls. - Responsibilities - Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. - Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ( GAAP ) - Knowledge of financial reporting concepts and preferred business practices. - Skill in analyzing and interpreting financial records. - Skill in processing large volumes of numerical data - Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions - Skill in effective verbal and written communication. - Skill in operating a personal computer and related equipment. - Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations. - Skill in classifying fiscal data and compiling reports. - Skill in developing complex spreadsheets. - Ability to plan and organize tasks to complete projects. - Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize duties - Ability to resolve problems or situations requiring the exercise of good judgment. - Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public.
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