The City of San Leandro, CA is currently recruiting for a seasoned Sr. Accountant (payroll title: Accountant II). The ideal candidate will have governmental accounting experience in auditing and preparing audited financial statements, implementing new Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements, preparing and reviewing the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), and assisting in the development of the City’s budget (approximately $198.6M). The successful candidate will be adept at managing time and priorities in order to meet strict and recurring deadlines.
S/he must be committed to communicating effectively and cultivating successful working relationships with internal and external customers.
Minimum requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university majoring in accounting or finance, as well as a minimum of two years of increasingly responsible experience in accounting and/or financial management. Licensure as a certified public accountant is desirable.