Montgomery City County Personnel

Accountant/Accountant I (#AI8865)


FLSA Status

Pay Grade

A06

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason that this position exists is to perform entry-level professional accounting work involving the review of source documents used for accounting, the maintenance of ledgers, registers, or other records of initial entry, the maintenance of control accounts, and the preparation of periodic and special financial reports. The essential functions of this position include obtaining financial data and information, processing financial documents and related information, evaluating financial data and information, preparing financial documentation, and providing consultation and expert advice to management, employees or other groups. These responsibilities are performed either in the central accounting office or in departmental offices having separate accounting assignments. Some positions include supervision of Account Clerks and other clerical employees in an accounting unit. An Accountant performs technical work in the maintenance of fiscal records applying professional accounting principles and methods.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a four year college or university with a degree in business administration, public administration, or a closely related field with 33 semester or 45 quarter hours of accounting course work including introductory accounting courses and one year of accounting or auditing experience in the public or private sector, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A governmental accounting course may be substituted for the one year of experience.  

NOTE:  Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.

 


CLASS: AI8865; EST: ; REV: 11/5/2009;