Senior Accountant

City of Globe | Globe, AZ

Posted Date 7/11/2024
Description

The City of Globe is currently seeking a Senior Accountant in our Finance Department.  Under the general direction of the Finance Director, the Senior Accountant is responsible for performing various general accounting functions, including preparing various financial reports, analyzing, and reconciling accounts, ensuring compliance with accounting standards, preparing payroll with required reports, and tracking of fixed assets.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for the month-end closing process, ensuring transactions are correctly posted.
  • Prepares various financial reports, reconciliations, worksheets, and schedules.
  • Assists in the preparation and management of the budget.
  • Prepares payroll for all City personnel, ensuring all employees are paid accurately.
  • Reconciles accounts payable invoices for payment.
  • Prepares quarterly and annual payroll reports.
  • Analyzes and reconciles various general ledger accounts.
  • Identifies, tracks, and reconciles fixed assets monthly.
  • Reconciles bank statements.
  • Performs internal audits.
  • Prepares and processes journal entries.
  • Prepares various audit schedules and works with City’s external auditors.
  • Assists with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures.
  • Reconciles daily cash receipt transactions.
  • Monitors and records ACH deposits to bank accounts from other agencies.
  • Investigates accounting-related inquiries.
  • Supervises accounting staff.
  • Performs other duties as required.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of post-secondary accounting coursework.
  • Two (2) plus years' experience as an accounting financial professional.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and incorporate requirements to prepare an Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR).
  • Extensive experience in operating within a financial software system.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
  • Municipal government experience.
  • Experience with Caselle Financial Software.
  • Municipal government experience.
  • Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities will be considered.

Benefits: Generous, low-cost health care benefits and dependent care including dental, vision and life insurances, participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS), paid vacation, sick and 11 paid holidays, and much more. For more information call Tammie at 928-812-1172.

Applications and a complete job posting are available at City Hall, 150 N. Pine Street, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or on our website at www.globeaz.gov.  Applications with any additional related information must be submitted at City Hall or by fax at (928) 425-4820 to be considered for first review on Friday, April 26, 2024, at 5:00 pm.  Position will remain open until filled. Please respond to Job 24-17.   EEO / H / V / A/A

Salary65,000.00 - 73,000.00 Annual

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