Project Accountant

November 11, 2023
El Paso, TX
Job Type



MOS Code: 1005 (Navy), 89A (Army)

Education and Experience : A Bachelor's degree or higher in accounting, finance, business or public administration or a related field, including a concentration of 18 upper division semester credit hours in accounting, and two (2) years of professional accounting experience.

Licenses and Certificates : Some positions may require a Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent from another state.

General Purpose

Under direction, participate in providing professional accounting administrative and advisory services for an assigned project, program or phase of fiscal support operations.

Typical Duties

Perform journey level accountant and basic financial analysis duties as required to ensure accurate recording, updating and reporting for designated types of transactions. Involves: Balance and reconcile general ledger statements; prepare general journal entries (such as revenues, expenditures) to generate fiscal month and year-to-date revenue expenditure, changes in fund balance and cash flow. Analyze and prepare financial statements related to grants or projects funds. Perform research and report generation to assist external auditors. Track and report expenditure of federal grant funds and city projects to ensure expenditure of allocated funds meet Federal, State and City grant ot project requirements city projects, city, state and federal.

Maintain and analyze assigned reports of financial and accounting databases and financial management systems. Involves: Enter, retrieve and review accounting data from the centralized financial management system and personal computers or source documents such as journal entries, invoices or budget transfers to generate financial reports. Generate periodic accounting or statistical reports to management or regulatory agencies. Analyze expenditure trends and assist in preparation of the annual operating or capital improvement budget.

Identify, prepare and process wire transfers with proper documentation to manage project cash flow, validate checks for payment. Create and post journal entries, monthly reconciliation of project billing and revenue, identify, research, and resolve project related problems, communicate findings to supervisor, financial institution representatives, auditors or others.

Perform related duties as required. Involves: Act as immediate supervisor or work leader if assigned a professional, paraprofessional or clerical support employee as a helper. Substitute for supervisor or coworkers if necessary to ensure continuity of operations during absences.

General Information
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Note: This is an unclassified contract position. Employment is predicated on continuation of state/federal funding.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of applications have been received.

Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University, or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.

A résumé and/or other documents will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Comments such as "See résumé" are not acceptable and will result in the application being considered incomplete.

To qualify for this position, required education, experience, knowledge and skills must be clearly stated on your application's employment history. We do not use any information on your resume to review if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

Failure to fully detail all experience and job duties in the application, or copying/pasting directly from the job specification, or responses referring to your résumé will eliminate you from consideration for the position.

Determined by agreement

Closing Date/Time: 11/14/2023 11:59 PM Mountain

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