Associate Accountant Job Opening @ City of Memphis

City of Memphis

NOTICE OF JOB OPENINGS

 CITY OF MEMPHIS                                    June 26, 2013- July 8, 2013

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

For a complete listing of job openings please visit web site at www.memphistn.gov

THE CITY CHARTER REQUIRES THAT CITY EMPLOYEES MUST ESTABLISH RESIDENCE WITHIN SHELBY COUNTY          WITHIN SIX (6) MONTHS FROM DATE OF EMPLOYMENT.   PROOF OF RESIDENCE WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE   TIME OF HIRE.______

                                                                 

POSITION:     ASSOCIATE ACCOUNTANT/A – (1 Opening)  ANNUAL SALARY:  $29,778.40 – $46,508.80;  BI-WEEKLY:  $1,145.32 – $1,788.80     Public Works/SWM/Service Fees      J.O. #13-114

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general supervision of the Solid Waste Fees Manager and is responsible for maintaining the Solid Waste Service Fee accounting system for accounts payable, receivable and budget information, while providing departmental telecommunication customer service. Receives and validates invoices. Prepares check requests. Researches and resolves payment and billing discrepancies. Prepares adjusting entries and verifies postings of transactions. Tracks  expenditures and provides financial and budgetary reports to the Solid Waste Fees Manage. Monitors hauler annual permits, bonds, and tenant’s pay agreements. Prepares budget information and monitors all accounts to ensure departmental compliance. Ensures contractors are paid in a timely manner. Prepares financial documents, including contracts, bid specifications, and check requests. Collects monies and makes deposits to City Treasurer. Maintains account receivables for service fee sources of revenue or expense recovery and prepares monthly reports. Serves as a liaison between Solid Waste Management and the Finance Division and provides technical assistance to Deputy Director, Administrators and Managers regarding accounting policies and procedures.  Trains service fee departmental personnel and others on related tasks as necessary.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1.   Performs additional duties and functions (essential or otherwise) as assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Primarily desk work.  Requires the ability to operate a personal computer, calculator, telephone and other typical office equipment.  Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with residents, vendors and staff.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:   Work is performed in an office environment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field and one (1) year experience in Accounting or Finance; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Solid waste management experience and knowledge preferred. Working knowledge of PC application programs, including Microsoft Office strongly preferred.

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