POSITION TITLE: Part-Time Accountant DEPARTMENT: Accounting
POSITION CODE: PT-875 FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
POSITION REPORTS TO: Accounting Manager
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None
BLS COMPARABLE: 13-2011.01, Accountants
Leadership: Provides co-worker leadership to others through motivation, team building,
and providing feedback.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
POSITION PURPOSE: To conduct and ensure timely and accurate accounting services, while providing research and compilation of data utilized in the day-to-day financial operations of the city.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in a related field from four-year college or university or equivalent combination of accounting experience and education.
CERTIFICATES/LICENSES: Additional related training preferred.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Clerical — Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
Computers — Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record-keeping, routine database activity to include development of spreadsheets, formulas, record tracking applications, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
Economics and Accounting — Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices and banking procedures.
SKILLS/ABILITIES: Ability to maintain confidentiality of records, including but not limited to private health information.
Ability to use an automatic inserter, calculator, and postage machine.
Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Accurate and attentive to detail.
Strong typing and computer application skills.
Ability to assist and support others.
Able to operate telephone, PC, copier, and other basic business machines.
FINGER DEXTERITY: Manual dexterity sufficient to work with the fingers.
VISUAL ABILITIES: Normal vision, with or without corrective lenses.
PHYSICAL STRENGTH: Exerts up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally. Sedentary physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of an administrative nature. Extensive sitting. Frequent use of arms, hands, and fingers to reach, handle, touch, and feel.
LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION: Ability to read, and interpret common financial reports. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from department supervisors or members of the business community.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
MATHEMATICS ABILITY: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS: Part time variable, not to exceed 28 hours per week, Monday-Saturday.
Other–Variable lunch period and breaks in coordination with other office personnel.
WORK CONDITIONS: Well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation.
Noise level: Moderate.
Other work conditions: None.
5-7 years related experience.
8+ years related experience.
Advanced Word & Excel skills.
Advanced computer skills.
Advanced cross-training with other accountants.
Advanced knowledge of department operations.
Ability to fill in for Senior Accountant for short period.
Ability to fill in for Senior Accountant for extended period of time.
Proficient in 4-5 Accounting Modules.
Proficient in 6+ accounting modules.
Valid CPR certification.
Additional coursework towards Master’s Degree.
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In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.
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