Sr Accountant

The City of Fort Worth - Finance Department is seeking to fill a Senior Accountant positions in the area of Capital Assets. These are advanced level positions, as the Senior Accountant assumes a high level of responsibility within the Finance Department. The chosen candidate will perform complex financial analysis, create and approve journal entries, serve as a liaison to other City departments while providing exceptional customer service to all customers. It will be imperative that the Senior Accountant be a strategic thinker and have demonstrated experience in general ledger reconciliation and capital asset accounting.


Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field PLUS three (3) years of increasingly responsible accounting experience required.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Texas driver's license

Preference may be given to candidates who possess Certified Public Accountant credentials; engage in the Government Finance Officers Association; and/or possess credentials as a Certified Public Finance Officer or Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO).

Preference may also be given to candidates who have municipal government experience; PeopleSoft experience and Microsoft word, excel, access and power point.

The successful candidate will be able have a strong understanding of financial technology, be adept at problem solving, and be proficient in the principles and practices of governmental accounting standards and have a proven track record of success in the accounting for capital assets.

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