Accountant/Budget Analyst, City of Middleton (est. pop. 22,000)
The City of Middleton is seeking an Accountant/Budget Analyst to serve as the lead accountant for the city. This position is under the supervision of the Assistant City Administrator/Finance Director and assists with accounting, budgeting, and financial management functions for the City. The Accountant/Budget Analyst performs a variety of accounting analytical tasks including monthly and annual financial reporting, maintaining asset records, preparing journal entries, utility and general audit preparation, accounting functions, and assisting with budget preparation, tax collection, and various other financial projects. He/she serves as a back-up for the Assistant City Administrator/Finance Director for finance-related tasks.
Successful Applicants will have a deep desire to manage, oversee and implement simple to complex processes to ensure the City of Middleton financial function runs smoothly. Team players who can fluidly shift from one role or task to another, and work with other areas (HR, Operations, etc.) while sharing the workload on a continuously and often changing basis will truly enjoy the challenge of this role. Technical competence, ambition, and dedication to carry forward the best interest of the organization, and a commitment to public service are all equally important for applicants to demonstrate.