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Employment Type:
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Posted:
4/6/2018
Job Category:
Accounting
Accountant
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city of hemet | Hemet, CA
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Job Description

Accountant

Full Time - $49,920.00 - $60,672.00 annually

The City of Hemet, tucked in a valley surrounded by the Santa Rosa Hills and the San Jacinto Mountains, is embarking on a journey of revitalization and growth. Hemet is ideally located in western Riverside County in the beautiful San Jacinto Valley. Orange County and San Diego are just an hour away, and the beauty of the desert spa lifestyle of Palm Springs is yours within 45 minutes.

The Ideal Candidate:

The City of Hemet is seeking an accomplished professional, business-oriented with in-depth financial knowledge. The ideal candidate must possess the highest level of integrity and ethics, must be highly analytical and adept at solving complex and technical problems and will have the ability to work within a strategic role. 


THE POSITION:

Under general direction of the Accounting Manager, the appointee to the Accountant position preforms professional accounting work. The incumbent will participate in the maintenance of ledgers, preparation of financial statement worksheets, monthly financial position reports; assist in periodic audits of cash, and do related work as required. 

The purpose of this recruitment is to fill a vacancy and to establish an eligibility list for a one year period.

 

Summary Description

 

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

THE SELECTED CANDIDATE FOR THIS POSITION WILL:

Maintain journals and general ledgers of financial transactions, and prepare analytical reports on revenues and expenditures.

Prepare monthly journal entries.

Maintain maintenance of fixed asset ledgers, including tagging, transfers, and periodic physical inventory.

Assist in the preparation of the annual operating budget.

Assist the auditors in the annual review of the city's financial records and statements.

Conduct periodic billing of CDBG projects and other miscellaneous accounts receivables as necessary.

Prepare annual streets report and State Controller's Report.

Prepare reconciliation of monthly bank statements.

Prepare daily revenue reports and ledgers.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

THE SELECTED CANDIDATE FOR THIS POSITION MUST HAVE:

Knowledge of principles and procedures of accounting, budgeting, auditing, computer systems and financial analysis; principles and practices of governmental and commercial accounting, and the applicability of computerized processing procedures; Public Finance administration; rules and regulations to specific accounting and financial transactions.

Ability to understand and apply laws; plan and implement new and improved computer processing procedures to increase efficiency; prepare financial statements in accordance with the GAAFR restatement and assume independent responsibility for the ledgers and journal entry system; and establish and maintain effective work relationships with supervisors, employees, and the public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/LICENSE OR CERTIFICATES REQUIRED:

Education and/or Experience:

Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. Example combinations include graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business, or closely related field; and two years of progressively responsible professional experience in municipal accounting work.

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE AND/OR OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a California Driver's License by date of appointment and a satisfactory driving record.

NOTE: To review the complete job description please click on the link below:
http://www.cityofhemet.org/DocumentCenter/View/2542
 
The City of Hemet does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, status as a veteran, handicapped status in employment or the provision of services.  The City is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make all reasonable accommodations for the disabled to participate in employment, programs and facilities.  Any person with a disability will receive reasonable accommodations.  Notify the Human Resources Department regarding the type of accommodations needed within three days following the closing date.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Hemet requires all new employees to show proof of their legal right to work in the United States.  At the time of hire, the new employee must present original documentation to establish both work authorization and identity.
 
The City of Hemet promotes a smoke, drug, and alcohol free working environment for their employees.
 
The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.  Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.  The City reserves the right to rate applicants based on a review of the application materials and to invite only the most qualified applicants to participate in the selection process.

 


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