Post Date: 03/16/2015 Job ID: 1150 Municipal Skills and Departments: FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING Pay Rate: 0.00
A government organization in Monterey County, CA is looking for an experienced Staff Accountant to fill this full-time position for 4+ months. This is a temporary position but can become extended or permanent at the clients discretion. Compensation is DOE/DOQ.

Prepares journal entries and maintains the general ledger and subsidiary ledgers of various funds; identifies and locates accounting data by researching accounts and related source documents and prepares summaries of account transactions, balances and supporting documents.
Maintains and reconciles revenue and expenditure accounts and data processing reports; verifies accuracy of expenditure corrections and transfers; prepares financial statements including schedules for balance sheets, investments, cash balances and fund balances; monitors revenue received for grants and specially funded projects.
Prepares periodic and special financial reports for other government agencies.
Assists in conducting internal audits by examining, analyzing, and verifying financial records.
Assists in the performance of the year-end review of accounts, preparation of adjusting and\ closing entries and preparation of year-end financial statements, including estimates and analysis of departmental expenditures to develop cost data for budgeting.
Assists outside auditors by locating records and explaining agency policies and procedures.
May participate in the investment of agency funds.
May maintain assessment district records.
A Bachelor s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting or a closely related field. A minimum of two years of experience at a professional accounting level. Valid CA Drivers License. Municipal accounting experience preferred but not required.


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