Accountant II

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Dover Finance Department
Location of position: 
Dover, DE
Date Posted: 
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Closing Date: 
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Job Description: 

The City of Dover Finance Department is currently seeking applicants for the position of Accountant II. This position performs professional accounting work in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles; examines, analyzes, and verifies fiscal records and reports; assists in the preparation of financial reports and provides advice and information on accounting practices and procedures; may provide work direction to technical and clerical employees. The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of accepted principles and interrelationships of accounting, auditing, and fiscal management; of accounting systems and data processing interrelationships; interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data and knowledge of creating financial reports which includes combining and presenting financial data from multiple sources in an organized format.

The position requires excellent communication skills both orally and in writing. The candidate must be able to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of daily work duties. Advanced knowledge and experience with Excel is required. An Associate Degree in Accounting and four (4) years of accounting and financial reporting experience is required.

A criminal background investigation will be conducted. Candidates may be given a job-related test during the interview. Ethical conduct and honest behavior are our basic organizational values. Applicants who can be creative in delivering efficient services to the community we serve are highly desired. Candidates will be instrumental in assisting to make Dover a place where people want to live through our motto –

Dedication, Ownership, Vision, Excellence and Reliability

The City of Dover offers a total compensation package, which includes health, dental, and vision insurance; 401a and 457 deferred compensation plans; and group life insurance. The City of Dover enjoys a typical forty (40) hour, Monday through Friday workweek with weekends off. Paid vacation and sick leave is provided. To apply, submit a City of Dover employment application, resume and cover letter to: City of Dover, Attn: Human Resources Dept. An application can be obtained from the Human Resources Department within City Hall or at the website . The City of Dover is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Weekly Rate: Based Upon Qualifications