Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant
City of Cedar Park Finance Department
 Cedar Park, Texas
Job Description

The City of Cedar Park is seeking qualified applicants for the Senior Accountant position in the Finance Department:

  • Oversee the accounting for Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority (BCRUA), to include, but not limited to reviewing entries, bank and financial statements, assisting with external audits and reconciling investment accounts;
  • Prepares accounting reports for and attends BCRUA operations committee meetings;
  • Prepares quarterly payroll tax return and conducts related year-end reconciliation;
  • Prepares complex year-end analysis and prepares related accrual and true-up journal entries;
  • Assists in the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), including related notes and schedules;
  • Assists with budget preparation, including compiling worksheets, generating monthly reports, and monitoring expenditures and determines budget allocations within the BCRUA departments;
  • Prepares monthly property tax worksheets and reconciles delinquent taxes, current ad valorem taxes, and penalty and interest taxes;
  • Assists external audits and prepares PBCs (prepared by client schedules and information) requested by the auditors;
  • Assist City Manager, Finance Director, and/or Accounting Manager with various special projects as needed; and
  • Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.

Acceptable Experience, Training, Certifications and Licenses

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, or a related field, plus three (3) years of accounting experience, preferably including one (1) year in governmental accounting;

or

  • any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Supplemental Information

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in good standing with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, preferred.
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