City of San AntonioSan Antonio 78214
Full Time
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Accountant

City of San Antonio
Full Time 30 or more per week Bexar County Public Works Department, 1948 Probandt St, San Antonio, TX 78214, United States Apply before 9/27/2023 11:59
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Overview

Under general supervision, is responsible for performing routine and moderately complex accounting and analytical work requiring professional knowledge of theory and practice of recording, classifying, examining, and analyzing accounting records and financial transactions. Working conditions are primarily inside an office environment. Exercises no supervision.

Work Location  
6939 W Loop 1604 N (Northwest Service Centere), San Antonio, Texas 78254

Work Hours
7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

Essential Job Functions
  • Prepares forecast data, journal entries, adjustments, and schedule. 
  • Maintains and reconciles monthly reports, invoices, statements, and other records of financial transactions. 
  • Prepares working papers, schedules, exhibits, and summaries. 
  • Examines and maintains a variety of accounting documents and verifies accuracy of computations. 
  • Determines that all transactions are properly supported, are in accordance with pertinent regulations, and are classified and recorded according to acceptable accounting standards. 
  • Prepares documents for processing. 
  • Reviews monthly, quarterly, and annual expenditure reports. 
  • Provides assistance to auditors as needed. 
  • Participates in the completion of special studies and projects. 
  • Assists in the preparation and administration of the department or division budget. 
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required. 
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. 
  • One (1) year of accounting experience. 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficient in Excel.
  • Experience with SAP. 
  • Accounts receivable experience. 
  • Excellent customer service experience.
Applicant Information
  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing.  Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months.  One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of theories, principles, and practices of accounting.
  • Knowledge of governmental accounting procedures and policies.
  • Knowledge of accounting related computer programs and software.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and administration.
  • Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs.
  • Skill in operating a calculator and/or a ten key adding machine.
  • Ability to operate a computer keyboard and other basic office equipment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to apply accounting principles and practices to municipal accounting.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze complex financial documents and reports.
  • Ability to prepare a variety of financial statements, reports, and analyses.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, management, and the general public.
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