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City of Fort Worth

Sr. Accountant

3+ months agoFort Worth, TX

About Us
The City of Fort Worth is the 13th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.
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A Sr. Accountant job is available with The City of Fort Worth Water Department in our Customer Care Division. The City of Fort Worth Water Department is a fast paced and rewarding department that is responsible for providing safe and reliable water to the citizens of Fort Worth. This is an advanced level position and will have a high level of responsibility within the department.

Sr. Accountant job responsibilities include:
  • Perform complex financial analysis and review.
  • Serve as a liaison to other city departments while providing exceptional customer service to all customers.
  • Perform subsystem reconciliations, research balance variances, create journal entries, and prepare various financial reports.
  • Apply intermediate knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
  • Interpret general accounting principles and financial procedures to management.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field.
  • At least three years of increasingly responsible accounting experience.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Generally accepted accounting and auditing principles, methods, practices, and procedures.
  • Government accounting standards and fund accounting and previous municipal government experience..
  • Strong analytical skills and p roficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Possess certifications as a Public Accountant, Public Finance Officer or Certified Government Finance Officer.
  • Experience creating queries in an AS400 system.

Job ID: CityFortWorth-60111
Employment Type: Other