Accountant I

Accountant I
City of Scottsdale City Treasurer's Office
 Scottsdale, Arizona
Job Description

About the Position

Scottsdale is seeking a detail oriented, innovative, purpose-driven accountant for the City Treasurer division. The Accountant I performs a wide variety of introductory-level accounting and financial work within the City Treasurer's Office.

Essential Functions

Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following:

  • Verifies and records daily banking activity and performs month-end bank reconciliations; serves as contract coordinator for banking-related services.
  • Prepares, examines, or analyzes accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Maintains accounts receivable including establishing new accounts, issuing customer statements, research and analysis.
  • Maintains confidentiality and security of records and information.
  • Conducts research and compiles information to respond to customer inquiries.
  • Compiles and prepares information for the annual financial audit.

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or other business-related field from an accredited educational institution.
  • Two years of accounting experience, preferably in a municipal setting.
  • An equivalent combination of education and job-related experience may substitute for the educational requirements on a year-for-year basis.