Sr. Accountant

City of Fort Worth, TX
Published
September 11, 2021
Location
Fort Worth, TX
Job Type
 

Description

Pay Range: $62,451 - $81,187 annual compensation

Job Posting Closing on: Thursday, September 23, 2021

The City of Fort Worth is the 12th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.

A Sr. Accountant job is available with The City of Fort Worth Financial Management Services Department within its Accounting Division. This is an advanced level position supporting General Ledger, requiring a high level of responsibility.

The Sr. Accountant job responsibilities include:

  • Strong knowledge of Governmental Accounting (Fund Accounting) concepts
  • Perform complex financial analysis and account reconciliations
  • Monitor general ledger accounts, review/approve/post journal entries
  • Perform month-end and year-end closing activities
  • Provide assistance during the City's independent financial and single audits
  • Experience working with ERP systems and strong Excel skill
  • Support internal/external customers and City departments to resolve Accounting issues

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field
  • Three (3) years of increasingly responsible accounting experience
  • Valid Texas driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant credentials
  • Engage in the Government Finance Officers Association; and/or possess credentials as a Certified Public Finance Officer

Conditions of Employment

Candidates who do not meet the Education requirement, may be considered if they have more relevant work experience than the position requires. Those selected for employment will be required to pass Pre-Employment checks depending on the position requirements. Those could include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug screen, education verification, etc. Criminal convictions will be considered on a case by case basis. Employees are paid by direct deposit only. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Closing Date/Time: Thursday, September 23, 2021

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