Friday , January 27 2023

Oakland City Jobs – Accountant II

Website City of Oakland

Job Description:

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill eight (8) Accountant III vacancies in various departments.  The ideal candidate will have the experience and ability to supervise other accountants, perform complex accounting and financial reporting duties, work with auditors, perform project accounting and reconciliations, and monitor and improve quality of the department’s internal control to meet best practices standards.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review and update forms and procedure manuals as needed.
  • Supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff.
  • Prepare financial statements, revenue reports, statistical reports, and management reports.
  • Perform complex financial reporting, accounting, and auditing for a City department, division, section, or redevelopment agency.
  • Provide liaison between other departments, external auditors, agencies, and the public.
  • Prepare special financial reports as mandated by federal, state, and City laws, regulations, or ordinances.
  • Provide technical support to departments; interpret accounting policies and procedures.
  • Devise and maintain accounting systems; establish or revise procedures to conform with federal or state laws and generally-accepted accounting principles.
  • Assist in the preparation and administration of the division, section, or agency budget.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Administer and maintain accounting and bond records; analyze and reconcile revenue accounts, asset and liability accounts, expenditures, appropriations, encumbrances, and bank accounts.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, business administration, or a related field.
  • Principles of supervision and development.
  • Computerized accounting systems and applications.
  • Investments, commercial law, and legal terminology.
  • Principles and practices of general, fund, and governmental accounting.
  • Budget preparation and control.
  • Three years of professional accounting experience. Governmental accounting experience desired.
  • Accounting and budgetary procedures of municipal governments.

Job Details:

Company: City of Oakland

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Oakland, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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