Financial Reporting Accountant

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Alexandria Finance Department, Accounting Division
Location of position: 
Alexandria, VA
$56,835 – $76,133
Date Posted: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Closing Date: 
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Job Description: 

The City of Alexandria's Finance Department is looking for a detail-oriented, experienced, self-starting Financial Reporting Accountant to join our team. As a member of the Accounting Division, the Financial Reporting Accountant is a key member of the financial reporting team, which is responsible for supporting the annual financial audits and the accurate preparation of the City's comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR), in addition to other critical financial reporting tasks and deliverables. To this end, the Financial Reporting Accountant conducts complex regulatory research, analyzes financial data, and troubleshoots and resolves reporting and recordkeeping issues in our enterprise resource planning system (ERP), Munis.

The Financial Reporting Accountant regularly works under minimal supervisor with staff in other departments to ensure that City-wide financial operations run smoothly. An employee in this role regularly conducts general ledger account reconciliations, variance analysis, and creates journal entries in the City's ERP system, Munis; prepares the schedule of expenditures for federal awards (SEFA); and performs accounting for pensions, capital projects, grants, and bonds. The Financial Reporting Accountant works under the general supervision of the Financial Reporting Manager.