Accountant
  • Job Posting Expires: 8/31/2022
1W ago
$60,000 to $80,000
Full Time
No
Accounting
0-2 Years
2Year
Primary Duties

 

Under direction of the Senior Accountant; maintains and prepares complex financial records, reports and projects; performs general professional accounting work and a variety of other technical tasks relative to financial reporting.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

  • End-of-month accounting which includes reconciling balance sheet accounts and various revenues;
  • Prepares sales/use tax and lodging tax forms; enters JEs for the month; allocates interest;
  • Prints and distributes financial reports;
  • Maintains fixed asset reports;
  • Serves as backup for utility billing;
  • Water billing phone reception;
  • Assists with annual budget by reviewing requirements for GFOA and working with divisions on required budget information;
  • Prepares audit work papers as needed;
  • Reviews and posts daily cash receipts;
  • Reconciles monthly bank statements; prepares and records all adjusting entries for accrual, cash, “our basis” statements and then generates and runs reports for same;
  • Assists in the preparation of the ACFR;
  • Maintains grant accounts and prepares grant reports;
  • Maintains loan accounting files;
  • Maintains special assessment files;
  • Performs keno compliance procedures;
  • Transfers payroll semi-monthly and utility billing weekly to bank; and
  • Assist the Finance Officer and other staff with Tax Increment Financing (TIF) projects including:  maintenance of records of TIF projects, tracking compliance with the requirements of redevelopment contracts, provide the initial review of TIF applications and related documents.
  • Perform other duties as required. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

 

·       Generally accepted accounting principles, practices and procedures and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems.

·       Principles and practices of municipal budgeting.

·       Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.

  • Microsoft Office products which include Excel, Word and Outlook

·       Modern office methods, practices, procedures, computer equipment, and financial software packages.

·       Principles and practices of financial record keeping.

 

Ability to:

 

·       Analyze and interpret financial and accounting records.

·       Examine and verify financial documents and reports.

·       Prepare a variety of financial statements, reports and analyses.

·       Work independently in the absence of supervision.

·       Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

·       Develop and implement accounting system modifications.

·       Establish and maintain effective working relationship with those contacted in the course of work.


Compensation Details

$4,556 - $6,341 per month. 


Benefits

Excellent fringe benefit package. 


How to Apply

 Apply at www.norfolkne.gov/humanresources or Personnel Office, 309 N. 5th Street, Norfolk, Nebraska, (402) 844-2010. First review of applications March 25th. Open until filled.