Accountant II

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Beverly Hills Finance Department
Location of position: 
Beverly Hills, CA
$86,505.96 – $107,166.36 Annually
Date Posted: 
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Closing Date: 
Sunday, June 2, 2019
Job Description: 

What We Do: The Finance Department provides a variety of services to other City departments and to the public that includes finance/accounting, budget, and revenue. The Finance Department is responsible for the management and oversight of the City's budget, purchasing, accounts receivable and payable, investments, business tax collection, audits, business and transient occupancy tax collections, cashiering functions, utility billing and accounting activities.

What We're Looking For: The City of Beverly Hills is seeking an outstanding Accountant II with exceptional technical accounting skills to perform a variety of complex accounting duties for the Administrative Services Department's Accounting Division. Additionally, the Accountant II may lead the implementation of accounting related projects and new software modules of the City's ERP system, and therefore should possess strong project management skills, seeing projects through to completion. In addition to being detail oriented and possessing excellent customer service and communication skills, the ideal candidate should be innovative, forward-thinking, and looking for ways to improve processes, and increase efficiencies. This position reports directly to the Accounting Manager.

Selection Process: Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and whose interests and experience appear to meet the desired qualifications of the position will be invited to participate in the next steps of the recruitment process which will include: •Supplemental Questionnaire •Written Test •Oral Interview

All applicants will be notified of their status approximately 2 – 3 weeks after the close of the recruitment. Candidates who are successful and placed on the eligibility list for Accountant II, may also be used to fill lower level Accountant positions.

Minimum Qualifications •Bachelor's degree in Accounting, business administration or related field •Two (2) years experience comparable to that gained by an Accountant I in the City of Beverly Hills, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.