Financial Reporting Accountant

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Alexandria Finance Department
Location of position: 
Alexandria, VA
$56,835 – $93,423
Date Posted: 
Monday, February 26, 2018
Closing Date: 
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Job Description: 

Located in beautiful, historic, walkable Old Town Alexandria on the banks of the Potomac River overlooking our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., the City of Alexandria's Finance Department is looking for a detail-oriented, collaborative, self-starting Financial Reporting Accountant to join our team. Are you a wiz with Excel? An ace with ERPs like Oracle or PeopleSoft or Munis? Do you love supporting your community by solving its complex financial reporting issues? If so, please consider the City of Alexandria as a potential future employer!

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 analyzes financial data; assembles accurate, complete, and timely reports; troubleshoots and resolves reporting and recordkeeping issues in our enterprise resource planning system (ERP), Munis; and conducts complex regulatory research.

The City of Alexandria’s Finance Department is a friendly, casual, professional work environment. We support our employees’ career development through ongoing training opportunities, tuition reimbursement, and regular participation at Washington-area meetings and conferences. In addition, we facilitate work-life balance through teleworking opportunities and flexible work schedules. If you are looking to build the future of local government finance with a group of smart, hard-working public servants, join us!