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Accountant I, II or III

Company: Town of Gilbert
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Job Description:

Accountant I, II or IIIPrintApplyAccountant I, II or IIISalary$49,444.08 - $84,975.92 AnnuallyLocation50 E. Civic Center Drive, AZJob TypeFull TimeDepartmentFINANCE & MANAGEMENT SERVICESJob Number20-0102Closing12/15/2019 11:59 PM Arizona

  • Description
  • Benefits
  • QuestionsWe Are Team GilbertGilbert, AZ is one of the fastest growing communities in the United States. We are the 5th largest city in Arizona, the 85th largest in the U.S., and have been named the #1 Safest City in Arizona, the 3rd Most Livable City in the U.S., as well as one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies to Work For.But there is more work to be done!Come be a part of the team tasked with making Gilbert the City of the Future! Team Gilbert is focused on keeping the thriving community that Gilbert is today well into the future. Stagnation isn't an option, we choose our mission to: Anticipate, Create, Help people. This means that we anticipate change, create solutions, and help people and businesses. Team Gilbert is a high-performing, collaborative team of innovators whose work makes our community better every day. We hire people who share our aspiration to be driven, kind, bold, and humble. Join Team Gilbert, not just in choosing the future, but creating it: https://youtu.be/GEQEgVPku9IWe Are SeekingWith every job we fill, our focus is on providing best in class service to our citizens while offering the opportunity for professional growth in a rewarding and innovative work environment. Team Gilbert has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to fill the position of Accountant I, II or III.The Accountant reports to the Assistant Accounting Manager. The primary function of this position is to provide professional accounting support to assigned finance programs and operations involving the accounting, recording and reporting of financial transactions.About YouAt Team Gilbert, we hire innovative, forward thinking problem-solvers who love what they do in addition to possessing the ability to live out our core and functional values daily. Here are some requirements:Candidates for the Accountant I position must possess the following requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or closely related field;
    • One to three (1-3) years of experience in accounting, financial analysis and reporting and reconciling general ledger accounts;
    • Governmental accounting experience preferred;
    • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);
    • Knowledge of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements preferred;
    • Skilled in researching, analyzing, summarizing, and reporting data;
    • Valid Arizona Driver's License.Candidates for the Accountant II position must possess the following requirements:
      • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or closely related field;
      • Three to five (3-5) years of professional experience in accounting, financial analysis and reporting and reconciling general ledger accounts;
      • Governmental accounting experience preferred;
      • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);
      • Knowledge of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements preferred;
      • Skilled in researching, analyzing, summarizing, and reporting data;
      • Valid Arizona Driver's License.Candidates for the Accountant III position must possess the following requirements:
        • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or closely related field;
        • Five (5) years of professional experience in accounting, in accounting, financial analysis and reporting and reconciling general ledger accounts;
        • Governmental accounting experience preferred;
        • Experience in preparation of Comprehensive Annual Reports (CAFR);
        • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);
        • Knowledge of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements preferred;
        • Skilled in researching, analyzing, summarizing, and reporting data;
        • Valid Arizona Driver's License.This position is an At-Will position and is FLSA Exempt ineligible for overtime compensation.Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
          • Compiles and generates journal entries and spreadsheets;
          • Reconciles various balance sheet accounts to subsidiary ledgers or other documentation;
          • Analyzes general ledger transactions and reports;
          • Prepares various financial reports and analysis;
          • Provides guidance on fiscal procedures, processes, and systems to department end users;
          • Responds to requests for information from customers and/or vendors;
          • Additional duties, depending upon specific areas assigned to include:
          • Financial Reporting and Auditing
          • Fixed Assets
          • Grant Compliance
          • Development Services Revenue & Receipts
          • Utility Billing
          • For full details see job descriptions: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/gilbert/classspecsUp For the Challenge?In addition to a competitive salary, Gilbert offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes self-funded medical and dental plans, life insurance, disability, pension, tuition reimbursement and more.Join Team Gilbert and make an income while making an impact! If you are looking for an opportunity to make a visible contribution to our community, and get excited about doing interesting work that matters, then why not click that "Apply" button at the top there? We can't think of a better place to put your talents to work. Let's get this adventure started! Gilbert provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.Town of Gilbert offers a comprehensive benefit package for full time and some part time positions. For more information on additional benefits, please Click Here.01In the questions that follow, you will be asked for information about your work history, to include things such as dates of employment, names of employers and specific details of the work you did. In answer to questions asking you to describe your work experience, if you do not have that type of experience, enter "N/A". Answers provided in this supplemental questionnaire must be substantiated and verifiable in the employment history section of your application. Be aware that submitting a resume in lieu of completing the employment history section of the application and failing to provide all of the information requested in these supplemental questions will disqualify you from further consideration, so please be thorough in answering the questions. Please indicate whether or not you accept these terms by checking the appropriate response below.
            • Yes
            • No02Do you hold a Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field?
              • Yes
              • No03If you answered yes to the previous question, please describe your degree in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.04Do you have at least one year of experience in accounting, financial analysis and reporting?
                • Yes
                • No05If you answered yes to the previous question, please briefly summarize your experience in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.06Do you have at least one year of governmental or non-profit accounting experience?
                  • Yes
                  • No07If you answered yes to the previous question, please briefly summarize your experience in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.08Are you qualified and applying for the Accountant I, II or III position? Please indicate below.
                    • Accountant I
                    • Accountant II
                    • Accountant III09Do you have experience working in an ERP system?
                      • Yes
                      • No10If you answered yes to the previous question, please briefly summarize the software you have experience with in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.11Do you experience working in a collaborative team environment?
                        • Yes
                        • No12If you answered yes to the previous question, please briefly summarize your experience in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.13Do you have experience providing internal and external customer service and problem solving?
                          • Yes
                          • No14If you indicated you have the experience listed in the previous question, please describe your experience in detail in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.15Do you have experience in a rapidly changing, innovative environment?
                            • Yes
                            • No16If you indicated you have the experience listed in the previous question, please describe your experience in detail in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.17How many years of experience do you have reconciling and analyzing general ledger accounts?
                              • No experience in this area
                              • Less than one year
                              • 1-3 years
                              • 3-5 years
                              • 5+ years18If you indicated you do have the experience listed in the previous question, please describe your experience, including the types of accounts reconciled and analyzed, in detail in the space below. If not, please enter N/A.19The following question is strictly confidential and will not be made part of your application for employment. Preference Status per Arizona Revised Statute 38-492 (select all that apply):
                                • Veteran
                                • Disabled Veteran
                                • Veteran's Spouse/Surviving Spouse
                                • Disabled PersonRequired QuestionAgencyTown of GilbertAddress50 E. Civic Center DriveGilbert, Arizona, 85296Websitehttps://gilbertaz.gov/jobsApplyYour browser does not support the IFRAME feature, which is required by this web page.

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