JOB TITLE: CITY
REPORTS TO: CITY
POSITION NUMBER: W44000-2
This position primarily has day to day responsibility of
accounting and payroll, oversight of accounts payable and cash receipts. The
City Accountant will manage monthly closing processes, prepare and post journal
entries, reconcile general ledger accounts, prepare monthly financial
statements, quarterly payroll reports, reconciliation of bank accounts, analyze
revenues and expense accounts, budgeting, Health & Wellness Coordinator,
Safety Coordinator, Disbursement of SPLOST checks, prepare for year-end audit,
HR along with other duties that may be assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, laws,
rules, guidelines and regulations applicable to governmental accounting. Skilled in the use of computers, Microsoft
Word, Accounting Software & Excel. Ability to make independent decisions with established accounting
policies and procedures. Ability to prepare, analyze, interpret, present
complex financial data, statements and reports. Ability to handle sensitive deadlines and use good judgment in
prioritizing work assignments. Ability to establish and maintain effective
working relationships with the general public, co-workers, city officials,
regulatory agencies and personnel and members of diverse cultural and
linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability,
sexual orientation or political affiliation. Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and
integrity in full accord of all city ethics and conflicts of interest policies.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred
Three (3) years experience in
general or municipal accounting, Five (5) years preferred
A comparable amount of training and experience may be
substituted for the minimum qualifications.
Valid Georgia Driver’s License must be maintained during employment
Applications will not be accepted after Wednesday, January 17, 2018.
Apply at City of
Auburn, 1369 Fourth Avenue, Auburn, GA or mail to Human Resources, P O Box
1059, Auburn, GA 30011 or Fax:
770-513-9255. A resume must be submitted
with a city application available at www.cityofauburn-ga.org.
NO EMAILS WILL BE
Competitive Salary of $41,995.20 to $45,198.40 and a Benefits Package.