Principal Accountant

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Pasadena
Location of position: 
Pasadena, CA
$97,658.91 – $122,073.74
Date Posted: 
Monday, January 14, 2019
Closing Date: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Job Description: 

The City of Pasadena is nestled at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains approximately 10 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles. Pasadena is home to the world renowned Tournament of Roses and the Norton-Simon Museum. Pasadena residents enjoy moderate climate year round, ideal weather for enjoying Pasadena's fine shopping, dining, and entertainment venues.

The city of Pasadena is seeking a professional level accountant and financial analyst to maintain and control assigned accounting systems and fiscal services.

Appointment will be made at the Principal Accountant level depending on experience. Principal Accountant salary: $97,658.91 – $122,073.74

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: • Holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a closely related field. • Has three years (four years preferred) of increasingly responsible professional experience equivalent to that of a Senior Accountant, including two years of supervisory experience • Has extensive utility related accounting and auditing experience including experience with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) accounting, capital asset accounting, as well as Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) preparation. • Or Has extensive grant related accounting and auditing experience including experience with experience with the Uniform Guidance and Single Audit requirements.

City of Pasadena, CA offers excellent benefit package in addition to competitive salaries. First review February 4, 2019. Interested applicants should visit the City of Pasadena's website at for complete job information and online application. EOE