Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant
City of San Jacinto Finance Department
 San Jacinto, California
Job Description

Under direction of the Finance Director, the Senior Accountant performs professional level accounting functions pertaining to the City’s finance operations. The Senior Accountant is primarily responsible for the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, and responsible for keeping the proper supporting documentation for all transactions. The Senior Accountant will assist in the preparation of financial analysis, cost accounting and other allocations based on a reasonable and rational basis, providing financial information, assist in periodic audits; perform related duties as required.

Qualifications: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education: BA in Accounting or Finance from an accredited College or University.

Experience: Minimum of two years’ experience as an accountant or auditor, including one year recent governmental fund accounting experience; or an advanced degree in Accounting or Finance, or a CPA Certificate; and a minimum of Twelve (12) units in college accounting and auditing (including governmental fund accounting) with a minimum of one year work experience in accounting or auditing

Desirable: CPA License or MS degree in Accounting, Finance or Business is highly desirable.

Condition of Employment: Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License and maintain a clean driving record for insurability through the City of San Jacinto. Failure to maintain license/insurability will result in disciplinary procedures including suspension without pay, demotion, and/or termination without Administrative or Judicial appeal.